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RobertSieglerTeresa Heinz Professor of Cognitive PsychologyCarnegie Mellon University<br />Presented by Luis E. Troncoso<b...
Personal and Social Background <br />Biography<br />Current Professional Organizations<br />Achievements<br />Photo by Ken...
The Path Into Psychology<br />His first interest was History.<br />He was pursuing a degree in economics.<br />
Why Children’s Cognitive Learning<br />Robert Siegler decides <br />on Children Cognitive Learning.<br />
Robert Siegler’s  Contributions<br /><ul><li> Children’s Cognitive Development</li></ul>   Particularly Math and  Science<...
Number Line Representation<br />0<br />1000<br />71<br />Where would the number 71 be positioned in this number line?<br />
Improving Numerical Understanding<br />Number Board Game<br />Color Board Game<br />
Effects of Linear Numerical Board Games <br />
Effects of Linear Numerical Board Games <br />
The Overlapping Theory<br />Proposed in his book “Emerging Minds”<br />Evolutionary development instead of a staircase dev...
The Overlapping Theory<br />Adaptivity to Multiplicity<br />Variety of Approaches<br />Discover new Approaches<br />Effect...
Retrieval Approach<br />2 + 2 =4<br />Base knowledge, <br />by memory<br />
Alternative Approach<br />Using Fingers<br />Counting from the largest number<br />1,2,3,4,5<br />4, and 1 more is 5 <br />
How Does Change Occur?<br />With Age and Experience<br />Choosing Strategies<br />Frequency of existing strategies<br />Mo...
Thank You!<br />Questions?<br />
Credits<br />Slide 1 Picture of Robert Siegler<br />Photo by Ken Andreyo<br />http://www.psy.cmu.edu/~siegler/<br />Slide ...
Credits<br />Slide 9, 11 Child Counting<br />http://images.clipartof.com/small/74237-Royalty-Free-RF-Clipart-Illustration-...
References<br />American Psychological Association. (2005, November). Robert Siegler, <br />	Award for  Distinguished Scie...
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  1. 1. RobertSieglerTeresa Heinz Professor of Cognitive PsychologyCarnegie Mellon University<br />Presented by Luis E. Troncoso<br />Learning and Cognition<br />EDCI 6304<br />
  2. 2. Personal and Social Background <br />Biography<br />Current Professional Organizations<br />Achievements<br />Photo by Ken Andreyo<br />
  3. 3. The Path Into Psychology<br />His first interest was History.<br />He was pursuing a degree in economics.<br />
  4. 4. Why Children’s Cognitive Learning<br />Robert Siegler decides <br />on Children Cognitive Learning.<br />
  5. 5. Robert Siegler’s Contributions<br /><ul><li> Children’s Cognitive Development</li></ul> Particularly Math and Science<br /> Children’s Understanding of Numerical Line Representations<br /> -Numerical Board Games<br /> Proposed the Overlapping Wave Theory<br />
  6. 6. Number Line Representation<br />0<br />1000<br />71<br />Where would the number 71 be positioned in this number line?<br />
  7. 7. Improving Numerical Understanding<br />Number Board Game<br />Color Board Game<br />
  8. 8. Effects of Linear Numerical Board Games <br />
  9. 9. Effects of Linear Numerical Board Games <br />
  10. 10. The Overlapping Theory<br />Proposed in his book “Emerging Minds”<br />Evolutionary development instead of a staircase development<br />How does change occur?<br />
  11. 11. The Overlapping Theory<br />Adaptivity to Multiplicity<br />Variety of Approaches<br />Discover new Approaches<br />Effectiveness with Age and Experience<br />
  12. 12. Retrieval Approach<br />2 + 2 =4<br />Base knowledge, <br />by memory<br />
  13. 13. Alternative Approach<br />Using Fingers<br />Counting from the largest number<br />1,2,3,4,5<br />4, and 1 more is 5 <br />
  14. 14. How Does Change Occur?<br />With Age and Experience<br />Choosing Strategies<br />Frequency of existing strategies<br />More efficient<br />Better Selection<br />
  15. 15. Thank You!<br />Questions?<br />
  16. 16. Credits<br />Slide 1 Picture of Robert Siegler<br />Photo by Ken Andreyo<br />http://www.psy.cmu.edu/~siegler/<br />Slide 2 WW II<br />http://lc3060.k12.sd.us/event/pictures/intro%20pic.jpg<br />Slide 2Man and Dollar Sign<br />http://ccsmallbusiness.files.wordpress.com/2008/06/business-debt116.jpg<br />Slide 4 Liquid Comparison<br />http://thebeergauge.com/images/volumes_t5l9.jpg<br />Slide 4, 8 Thinking Girl<br />http://www.wpclipart.com/people/faces/.cache/girl_thinking.png<br />Slide 6 Emerging Minds<br />http://books.google.com/books?id=lbhjI0Et8kC&printsec=frontcover&dq=emerging+minds<br />
  17. 17. Credits<br />Slide 9, 11 Child Counting<br />http://images.clipartof.com/small/74237-Royalty-Free-RF-Clipart-Illustration-Of-A-Boy-Counting-With-His-Fingers-Shown-With-Extra-Hands.jpg<br />Slide 10 Children’s Growth<br />http://www.youmeasureup.com/<br />Slide 12, 13, 14 Graphs and Game Board Images<br />http://www.psy.cmu.edu/~siegler/sieg-cdper09.pdf<br />
  18. 18. References<br />American Psychological Association. (2005, November). Robert Siegler, <br /> Award for Distinguished Scientific Contributions. American Psychologist, <br /> 60(8), 767-778. Web Site: http://www.psy.cmu.edu/~siegler/AmPsychBio.pdf<br />Booth, J. L., & Siegler, R. S. (2008). Numerical Magnitude Representations Influence Teaching the Meaning of Number Arithmetic Learning. Child Development, 79(4), 1016-1031. Retrieved from http://www.psy.cmu.edu/~siegler/boo-sieg08.pdf<br />Siegler, R. S. (2009). Improving the Numerical Understanding of Children. Child Development Perspectives 3(2), 118-124. Retrieved from Society for Research in Child Development Web site: http://www.psy.cmu.edu/~siegler/sieg-cdper09.pdf<br />

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