1. Read Understanding Youth, Adolescent Development for Educators by Nakkula, M, & Toshalis, E. (2006). Chapters 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 9, 10, AND 12. Cambridge, MA: Harvard Education Press. Write a 3-4 page paper addressing theories of learning and development as explored by the authors. Include, Vygotsky, Marcia, Erikson and Gilligan as well as one of your own choosing.
a) What is important about each theory?
b) How do the theories differ from one another?
c) How can this information help us to understand how adolescent decision-making skills develop and how this development can be enhanced or derailed?