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SLEM602 Teaching the Growing Child

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Emma Phillips

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Cognitive and moral development of children in my classroom
Cognitive Development Lesson - Year 3

Double-digit multiplication card game. The object is to draw three playing cards and make the largest/smallest product possible and to record the answer (e.g. 27 x 3 = 12 x 24= ).

Moral Development Lesson - Year 4

Hypothetical situations that test students' morals, such as:-

"You see a friend copying another student's homework"
"You hear someone talking about how they stole something from someone's locker"

What do you do?
Social Constructivism
Constructivism learning in my classroom
Teaching the Growing Child

Assignment 1
(Individual Presentation)

Emma Phillips
Student ID: 658442X

School Philosophy

The school focuses on:-

General health and well-being
Teaching the whole child

My Teaching Philosophy

Apply a variety of learning strategies based on different educational perspectives
Promote a positive and safe learning environment
Meet the individual needs of all students
Moral development is the way in which children learn the difference between right and wrong.

Piaget assumes that cognitive development underpins moral development.
Based on experiential learning through real life experience to construct and conditionalize knowledge (Wikipedia, 2013).

Cognition and Development (n.d.).
Piaget: General Evaluation.
Retrieved from http://www.psychology4a.com/develop3.htm

Eddy, S. (2010). Theories of Cognitive Development: Lev Vygotsky. Retrieved from http://psychohawks.wordpress.com/2010/11/03/theories-of-cognitive-develoment-lev-vygotsky

Faculty of Education (2010). The emergence of constructivism. Retrieved from http://tlweb.latrobe.edu.au/education/EDU5TLV/elearning_theory/elearning_theory040.html

Piaget, J. (1932/1965).
The moral judgment of the child.
London: Free Press.

Wikipedia (2013).
Constructivism (philosophy of education)
. Retrieved from http://www.en.wikipedia.org

World Press (2012).
Vygotsky Socialcultural theory of development.
Image retrieved from http://rantingmath.wordpress.com/2012/10/14/vygotsky-socialcultural-theory-of-development-and-zpd/

Main theorist -
Lev Vygotsky

Main theorist -
Jean Piaget

His theory describes how children develop cognitive abilities and had two main parts; Ages and Stages.

Cognitive Constructivism
Key words:-
Zone of Proximal Development
Image retrieved from http://rantingmath.wordpress.com/2012/10/14/vygotsky-socialcultural-theory-of-development-and-zpd/
Image retrieved from http://www.psychology4a.com/develop3_files/image003.gif
Two major strands:-

(1) Cognitive Constructivism

(2) Social Constructivism
Image retrieved from http://tlweb.latrobe.edu.au/education/EDU5TLV/elearning_theory/elearning_theory040.html
Image retrieved from http://abagond.wordpress.com/2011/11/28/kohlbergs-stages-of-moral-development/
Lawrence Kohlberg
Theory of Moral Development:-

Is the basis for ethical behaviour
has 6 identifiable developmental stages.

Knowledge of teaching philosophies

Developmental theories impact on students and teachers

Knowledge of child development learning

Use different developmental theories in the classroom

Integrate Cognitive and Social Constructivism into the classroom

Incorporate Cognitive and Moral Development into lessons

Reference List:
Cognitive and Moral Development
in my classroom
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