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Jean Piaget Learning Theory

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Piaget Learning Theory Jean Piaget is a Switzerland psychologist and biologist who understand children’s intellectual development. Piaget is the first to study cognitive development. He developed the four stages of cognitive development: the sensori-motor stage, preoperational stage, the concrete operational and the formal operational stage. Piaget curiosity was how children cogitate and developed. As they get mature and have the experience, children’s will get knowledgeable. He suggested that children develop schemas so they can present the world. Children’s extend their schemas through the operation of accommodation and assimilation. Children developed sensori-motor stage, from birth to two years old. It notices …show more content…

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  • Explains that jean piaget is a switzerland psychologist and biologist who understands children's intellectual development. he developed the four stages of cognitive development: sensori-motor, preoperational, concrete operational and formal operational.
  • Explains that children develop sensori-motor stage, from birth to two years old, which notices that they change from reflex behaviors and become alert of object perpetuity by using schemas to explore see the sights of situations.
  • Explains that children's languages expand and learn on how things come into sight to them. concrete operational stages are children aged seven to eleven. they develop the ability to categorize objects and how they relate to one another.
  • Explains that formal operational stage begins in adolescence and is characterized by logical though. it involves youth being capable to reflect of what they think, create theories on various states, such as anxiety or depression.
  • Explains that piaget defined schema as a cohesive, repeatable action sequence possessing component actions that are tightly interconnected and governed by core meaning.
  • Explains that wadsworth (2004) suggests that schema is the thought of an index cards filed in the brain, each one telling an individual how to react to incoming stimuli or information. piaget viewed intellectual growth as a process of adaptation to the world through the operations of assimilation and accommodation.
  • Explains how piaget's theory can be applied to learning and education. he developed four stages of cognitive development: sensori-motor, preoperational, concrete operational, and formal operational stage.
  • Cites arrington, e. g., and bandura, a.
  • Analyzes how piaget's theory describes teachers college record, 84 (2), 453-476, and ebsco online database education research complete.
  • Explains piaget, cook, and porton's book, adolescent behavior and society: a book of readings.

Children’s from this stage remain egocentric for the most part but to begin to internalize representations. (Piaget, 1999). Concrete operational stage is children to age seven to eleven. They develop the ability to categorize objects and how they relate to one another. A child’s become more mastered in math by adding and subtracting. If a child eat one brownie out of a jar containing six. By doing the math there would be 5 brownies left by counting the remaining brownies left in the jar because they are able to model the jar in their …show more content…

Piaget (1952, see Wadsworth 2004), Piaget viewed the intellectual growth as a process of adaptation to the world through the operations of assimilation and accommodation. Using schemas, assimilation is dealing with a new situation. When schemas do not work, accommodation is the needs to be change of a new situation. When working with a child who is nice and kind with respectful showing good behaviors to others in the class. Someday their behaviors change by disobeying the teachers rules a mean to other kids. As a teacher they notice that it is something out of their character because it is not something you would of expect from that child with the changes in their

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