Mental_Development_FA10-1

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Weekly Secret Effective teachers and parents are empathetic to the developing cognitive abilities of their students and children. Construct a sound classroom lesson plan (or family life-experience) that is: 1) sensitive to the mental abilities of children and 2) encourages the growth of mental competence of children. A QUALITATIVE THEORY OF MENTAL DEVELOPMENT Cognitive Development Thought processes change over time
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Cognitive Development Gradual, orderly changes by which mental processes become more complex and sophisticated Constructivism the belief that a child constructs his or her understanding of reality Your concept of development Affects parenting and teaching decisions Involves change over time Creates a coherent description of change Uses psychological theorizing
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Five concepts that form the basis of Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development ADAPTATION EQUILIBRATION ORGANIZATION STAGES SCHEMES ADAPTATION •ASSIMILATION •ACCOMMODATION
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