Welcome to the childhood map:

birth to 18

This map shows the factors that affect social mobility from birth to age 18 on the individual’s level.

The map aims to answer the question: How can we advance optimal development of skills, abilities and readiness for adult life?

The map covers 14 factors that we need to influence, and the age group when each factor has the most effect.

The factors are divided into three categories by field of development: cognitive, social-emotional and physical.

Individual: Birth to 18

This map shows the factors that affect social mobility from birth to age 18 on the individual’s level. The map...

This map shows the factors that affect social mobility from birth to age 18 on the individual’s level.
The map aims to answer the question: How can we advance optimal development of skills, abilities and readiness for adult life?
The map covers 14 factors that we need to influence, and the age group when each factor has the most effect.
The factors are divided into three categories by field of development: cognitive, social-emotional and physical.
Clicking on each factor will open an explanation including: definition, the factor’s connection to social mobility, the ages when intervention is critical or important, and examples of programs and models of intervention.

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Critical
The range in which, according to the knowledge map studies, the influence on social mobility is critical
Important
The range in which, according to the knowledge map studies, the influence on social mobility is important

Cognitive development

Development of abilities for thinking, learning and acquiring knowledge; it includes elements such as perception, abstraction, reasoning, making connections and more.

Physical development

Biological and psychological processes that form the basis for the ability to learn motor, cognitive and social skills, with graduals progress from dependence to self-sufficiency. In the context of the Knowledge Map, notice that the factors in this category all delay development.

Social-emotional development

Development of abilities that allow a person to have self-knowledge and healthy relationships with other people. Includes the ability to identify and manage your emotions, understand your own inner world, empathize with others, build a sense of identity and self-worth, communicate, express your feelings in an appropriate manner, and so on.
Early childhood (0-6) Elementary school Junior high High school
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Literacy skills
         
Math Skills    
  
 
Obesity     
   
Low birth weight                   
Morbidity
            
Developmental delays
            
Stress
     
Smoking               
Self-control
        
Social skills
Soft skills                
Belonging            
Growth mindset
       
Occupational aspirations & expectations            
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