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Socioemotional Development in Middle Childhood

reflecting on your own childhood experiences answer the following questions: If the current trends continue, in 50 years do you think the family unit will be stronger or weaker than it is now? What research and trends did you use as the basis of your opinion? Describe how peers and media can influence socioemotional development. How do media and peers influence family relationships? What is your opinion of the current trends relating to social media and relationships? Now, think back to your middle childhood years (6-12 years old), what are some examples of experiences that led to feelings of competent and self-assurance? What are examples of experiences that led to feelings of inferiority or self-doubt? Based on these personal experiences and the influence of social media what recommendations do you have for parents and school officials? Be sure to address each of the following in your discussion post: Fifty years from now, will the family unit be weaker or stronger than it is today? What research and trends are you using for a scholarly basis of your opinion? Describe how peers and the media can influence socioemotional development? Describe how peers and the media can influence family relationships? What is your opinion of the current trends relating to social media and relationships? Reflect back on your middle childhood years; what are examples of experiences that led to feelings of competence and self-assurance? What are examples of experiences that led to feelings of inferiority or self-doubt? Based on these personal experiences and the influence of social media what recommendations do you have for parents and school officials?