PIAGET-COGNITIVE PSYCHOLOGY/ORIGIN: Jean Piaget's idea of cognitive development showed that one's mental development can be separated into 4 stages. EXPLANATION: As an infant, one only understands what it sees (if it cannon be seen, it doesn't exist). As he/she gains knowledge, at the age 12 and onward, he/she will be able to truly grasp the world as it is. EXAMPLE: We could tell Robert was no longer in the Preoperational Stage when he could tell that one cookie was equal two halves of a…
This pin covers Jean Piaget Developmental and child psychologist best known for his four-stage theory of cognitive development. This is an important reminder about the cognitive development of children.
Multiplicity in Materials: Reggio Inspiration and the Knowledge of Jean Piaget
Jean Piaget is on point! We need to stop having children memorize; instead as educators, parents, etc. we need to focus on letting children experience life for themselves and learn through their experiences.