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Unformatted text preview: of 7 and 11 so their way of thinking will be concrete observational, meaning they can think logically about events and objects. It will be easier to teach these children because they are no longer thinking about themselves and can see other people’s point of view during this stage more easily. Both outside and inside of the classroom the adult in charge must be very patient because the child may not understand basic concepts still. Not because they aren’t smart, but because they aren’t necessarily capable. Students can learn math more easily between these ages because they can see things in more ways than objects. Before 7, a teacher typically instructs using blocks and visuals so they can comprehend more easily. Piaget’s theory is extremely useful in understanding how children view concepts most adults see as basic knowledge, such as counting. He helps understand the developmental process of the children’s brain and their capacity to understand....
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This note was uploaded on 04/10/2011 for the course EDUCATION 2130 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '10 term at Georgia State.
- Fall '10