Throughout history Child abuse has been a very upsetting subject for people to talk about. In many situations child abuse may last a long time before it is reported to authorities if it is every reported. Aside from physical abuse there is sexual and emotional. Dave Pelzer's "A Child Called It" is a story based upon a boy who was physically abused by his alcoholic mother and the torment he faced growing up. The Health Commnication Inc.
Piaget's theory of cognitive development and epistemological view are together called " genetic epistemology ". Piaget placed great importance on the education of children. As the Director of the International Bureau of Education , he declared in that "only education is capable of saving our societies from possible collapse, whether violent, or gradual. Educators continue to incorporate constructivist-based strategies. Piaget created the International Center for Genetic Epistemology in Geneva in while on the faculty of the University of Geneva and directed the Center until his death in According to Ernst von Glasersfeld , Jean Piaget was "the great pioneer of the constructivist theory of knowing.
Child abuse is the mistreatment of children. It can be in the form of physical, sexual or psychological Child neglect is also considered as child abuse. Children who are abused are likely to have developmental as well as emotional problems. In some severe cases, physical abuse can lead to the death of a child.
A Child Called "It" is the unforgettable story of a child whose courage and unyielding determination enabled him to survive extreme life-threatening odds. As a child, Dave was brutally beaten and starved by his emotionally unstable, alcoholic mother: a mother who played tortuous games--games that left him Dave nearly dead. With only his willpower to survive, Dave learned how to play his Mother's sinister games in order to survive because she no longer considered Dave a son but a slave, and no longer a boy but an "It. Although A Child Called "It" contains situations of mistreatment Dave suffered, it is a real life story of the indomitable human spirit.