Posted by sharen on .
What examples of apprenticeships can you think of in infancy, early childhood, middle childhood, early adolescence and late adolescence?
early childhood -
Is your definition of apprentice the third definition in this site?
If so, then the infant learns how to get what s/he wants by crying and learns socialization skills by getting feedback from the others around him/her.
In early childhood, children often try to imitate doing tasks with their parents -- thus the toy lawn mowers, dolls, and brooms.
What examples can you think of for older children and adolescents?