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Piaget Demonstration Study Guide You will observe as the child is asked to participate in play-like activities that illustrate Piaget’s stages of cognitive development. Try to make predictions about the outcome based on your reading of the text and make notes of your observations for questions and discussion afterwards. If you complete this form and submit it to me by the end of the week I will award you ten ( 10 ) extra credit points. You are welcome to annotate your responses by reviewing the text and online notes to help with your written conclusions. You don’t have to turn it in at the end of the demonstration; you may turn it in when you have had time to complete each question. Introduction : What did Piaget assume about cognitive development? Did he believe problem-solving ability was based on intelligence, learning, or upon specific stages of development related to a child’s age? ____________________________________________________________________________________ What did Piaget say we could expect in a child of 2-7? What stage did Piaget say these children were in? ____________________________________________________________________________________ How does the child respond to the demonstration? How does he/she respond to the instructor and/or to the parent or caretaker? Interested and engaging? Reluctant or withdrawn? ____________________________________________________________________________________ Demonstration Observations: Record your observations, questions, or comments as each task is preformed. 1. Colored Spools Object transformation by rotating the spools. Can the child maintain an accurate mental image? Can the child predict which color will emerge first? What else did you notice? Did the child know or did he or she just guess? ____________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________ 2. Topological or Euclidian Space – Can the child accurately reproduce both the figure and the relative relationships between the objects? Normally before seven years of age the child will have trouble with the shapes. Young children can recognize the relationship of the dot to the figure but the shapes presented
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This note was uploaded on 02/18/2012 for the course PSY 100 taught by Professor Farthing during the Winter '08 term at University of Maine Orono .

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