Piaget Observation

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The student I am observing is going through the preoperational thought stage of Piaget’s cognitive development theory. Throughout this stage children are engaging in symbolic play and also learning to manipulate symbols. In this stage children lack the understanding of conservation and are very egocentric. They lack the understanding that things look different to other people and that objects can change in appearance while still maintaining the same properties. Children's vocabulary is also growing very rapidly they should have an expressive vocabulary of 3,000 to 5,000 words. It’s our job to provide our students with a strong vocabulary but, also build a rapport with our parents to get them interacting more with their children. Studies show

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