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Jean Piaget’s theories

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Jean Piaget’s theories

  1. 1. Practice II Marrón Matias Gueler Ana Carolina
  2. 2. Jean Piaget’s Theories: Cognitive Development in Children
  3. 3. <ul><li>Piaget studied how knowledge begins and develops in individuals. </li></ul><ul><li>At least two features of his work are widely recognized: </li></ul>Stages of cognitive development Processes of cognitive functioning
  4. 4. Stages of cognitive development <ul><li>Sensor motor Stage </li></ul><ul><li>(birth to about 2 years) </li></ul><ul><li>Explore the world through senses and motor activity </li></ul><ul><li>Perception, cause and effect, follow things with eyes </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Preoperational Stage (2 to about 7 years old) </li></ul><ul><li>Greater speech abilities </li></ul><ul><li>Numerical abilities </li></ul><ul><li>Still fairly egocentric </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Concrete Operational Stage (7 to about 11) </li></ul><ul><li>Increase in abstract reasoning </li></ul><ul><li>Children can do conservation tasks </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Formal Operations Stage (12 to about 15 years old) </li></ul><ul><li>Children can form hypotheses and reason scientifically </li></ul><ul><li>Can show results of abstract thinking in the form of symbolic materials </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Processes of cognitive functioning </li></ul>“ Desequilibrium” Assimilation Accomodation

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