9_Piaget - Creating Supportive Environments for All...

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Creating Supportive Environments for All Children – Culturally competent practice Foster respect for diverse cultures Recognize that children may follow practices from two or more cultures Acculturation – stress… learning implications When cultural conflicts occur, use constructive techniques Advocacy http://childhood.isr.umich.edu/index.html
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Your practices and ‘norm’ experiences are not your students, but they do affect your students psych/identity Acculturation Culture affects ‘the learning experience’ Women mathematicians; diversity in US classrooms Prejudice exists - in school - learn how Micro-aggressions, institutional racism ‘Cairo’ Best practice = culturally competent teaching
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Jean Piaget (1896 – 1980) Agenda Who/what of Piagetian theory Mechanisms and Schemes Piagetian Stages Critiques Application The principal goal of education should be creating men and women who are capable of doing new things, not simply repeating what other generations have done – Jean Piaget
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Moving on… Moving away from factors that influence CD: family, biology, culture… Moving toward internal process and individual differences Cognitive development Intelligence Language development Learning C U L T R A / S O I B G P H Y E M N
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Cognitive Development… growth… Piagetian (Constructivist) Perspective Clinical method approach helps… New ways of meaning making of cognitive development
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This note was uploaded on 11/27/2011 for the course EPSY 236 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign.

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