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Piaget's Cognitive Developmental Theory
Transcript of Piaget's Cognitive Developmental Theory
Development Theory Jonathan Santiago
Ninochka DiCaprio Genetic epistemology "Our real problem is:
What is the goal
of education? Are we
who are only capable of
learning what is already
known? Or should we
try to develop creative and
innovative minds, capable of
discovery from the preschool
age throughout life?"
-JEAN PIAGET Genetic Epistemology Piaget's Past
Born: 1896- 1980
Worked on mollusc research.
Children Reasoning (1920)
Child Development Characteristics of
Piaget's Theory 1) Acquirement
3) Mental schemes
4) Child's thought
materials ASSIMILATION PROCESS Schema/Scheme
Equilibrium Assimilation/Equilibration Video The goal of this theory is to explain the mechanisms and processes by which the infant, and then the child develops into an individual who can reason and think. Stages of Cognitive Development Strengths -------------------------------------------------------------- Weaknesses Sensorimotor Stage (0-2 years)
Preoperational Period (2-7 years)
Concrete Operational Period (7-11 years)
Formal Operational Period (11 years and up) -Did not consider social setting and culture
-Tests were sometimes confusing and
difficult - The theory is able to be applied
to many aspects of child development. - Has been used to teach primates. (INTERESTING FACTS) -Discovery Learning -Backbone to developmental
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