Experiential Learning: Experience as the source of learning and development among preschool

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Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development
Permanent or lasting impact is the transition that results from the development in human life span. The term of development refers to the “ process of change and stability that occur throughout the human life span”. Physical, psychosocial and cognitive are three dimensions that related to the human development (Papalia, Olds, & Feldman, 2007).
The growth of the body and brain, sensory capacity, motor skills and health are referring to the physical development. While the changes and stability in emotions, personality and social relationship are the element in the psycosocial development. Finally, the changes and stability in mental abilities such as learning, attention, memory, language, thinking, reasoning and creativity are referring to cognitive development (Papalia, Olds & Feldman, 2007).
Jean Piaget is the synonym name with the cognitive development theory, so in this writing discussion will be focusing on Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development. Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive development has organized into two parts that is cognitiv...
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