{[ promptMessage ]}

Bookmark it

{[ promptMessage ]}

Views on piagets theory some claim piagets views were

Info iconThis preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: 3-5, children exhaust adults with “why” questions – the questions give clues to the child’s mental development and reflect intellectual curiosity. Views on Piaget’s Theory • Some claim Piaget’s views were not completely correct. • Rocehel Gelman (1969): child’s attention to relevant aspects of the conservation task is improved, child is more likely to conserve. • Attentional training in one dimension, such as number, improves performance in another dimensions, i.e. mass. 2 Vygotsky’s Sociocultural Cognitive Theory • Children construct knowledge through social interaction – Use language to plan, guide, monitor behaviour and solve problems – Zone of Proximal Development (ZPD): • Lower limit can be achieved by child alone • Upper limit can be achieved by child’s skills with adult guidance and instruction • Range of tasks that are too difficult for the child to master alone, but can be achieved with the guidance of adults and more skilled children...
View Full Document

{[ snackBarMessage ]}

Ask a homework question - tutors are online