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Class: ELM 200Cognitive Development Table CognitiveDevelopment Concept DefinitionExample that Could beObserved in anElementary ClassroomDevelopmentallyAppropriate LearningActivityPiagetSensorimotor stage“Based largely on behaviors and perceptions. ---Children cannot think about things that are not immediately in front o them, and so they focus on what theyare doing and seeing at the moment.” (Ormrod & Jones, 2018, pg. 218)The child is playing with a color match puzzle and cannot match the colors correctly.Teaching the student how to correctly match the colors to form the puzzle.Preoperational stageAt this stage, “Childrencan not think and talk about things beyond their immediate experience.” (Ormrod & Jones, 2018, pg. 218)The Child used Legos tobuild a “Flying Ship” and flew it around the classroom and said he was the captain of his plane. Present a “role play” game where children can pretend to be a doctor, officer, or pilot. Encourage them to use their imagination.Concrete operations “Adultlike logic At circle the teacher Build a tower with either
stageappears but is limited to reasoning about concrete and real-life situations.” (Ormrod & Jones, 2018, pg. 218)poured soil into a tall container then pour the soil from the tall container into a smaller container. She asked a student if there was more soil in the taller one than the smaller one. Student replied thatthey were the same.blocks or lego’s. Take one student and have them break it apart. After its broken down, ask the class, were there more pieces in the built tower or the scattered pieces?Formal operations stage“Logical reasoning processes are applied toabstract ideas as well asconcrete objects and situations. Many capabilities essential for advanced reasoning in science and mathematics appear.” (Ormrod & Jones, 2018, pg. 218)The child built a plane from Lego’s but becamefrustrated when one sidekept falling apart because it had more Lego’s than the other side. Using a weight scale that is unbalanced, give students some weights and have them explore ways to have each side of the scale balance out.