Hernandez Family Episode 2

 Explanation of the potential value of Juan and Elena’s participation in  the parenting class. If a child is exposed to behavior standards that do  not account for his or her developmental stage, how might this impact  the child’s development?

Hernandez Family Episode 2

Program Transcript

FEMALE SPEAKER: It’s good to see all our parents again tonight. And I want to
say thank you for being here these last few weeks. Today, we’re going to talk
about child development, specifically the behavior of our children, and what are
some realistic expectations we can have about how they behave, depending on
how old they are.
Part of understanding human behavior is looking at where someone is in their
life, as well at the impact of their environment, whether it’s school, home life,
family, or friends.
MALE SPEAKER: What’s there to understand? I mean, come on. They’re kids.
They shouldn’t be seen or heard, right?
FEMALE SPEAKER: We all want our children to behave. But throughout
childhood, there are certain behaviors that come with certain ages that can be
very challenging to deal with.
FEMALE SPEAKER: Tell me about it.
FEMALE SPEAKER: So let’s talk about some of your expectations about your
children’s behavior.
MALE SPEAKER: Well, my son is nine. That age, I expect him to do his chores
and listen to me. When I was nine, you better believe I was listening to my old
man, or else, you know?
MALE SPEAKER: You’ve got that right. And I don’t understand why my son
doesn’t listen to me when I tell them to do something. I mean, what if I didn’t
listen and come to this class? We might lose our kids. How do I deal with this
better? I mean, get him to listen and behave?
FEMALE SPEAKER: Well, Juan Junior is eight, and at that age, their attention
can be really hard to not only gain, but–
Hernandez Family Episode 2
Additional Content Attribution
MUSIC:
Music by Clean Cuts
Original Art and Photography Provided By:
Brian Kline and Nico Danks
©2013 Laureate Education, Inc. 1

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