JEAN PIAGET. HOW A CHILD THINKS.  Sensorimotor stage  Preoperational stage  Formal operations stage  Concrete operations stage

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<p>Jean Piaget</p> <p>Jean PiagetHow a child thinks.Sensorimotor stagePreoperational stageFormal operations stageConcrete operations stage</p> <p>Sensorimotor First stageLast from birth to two yearsPrimary circular reactions (1-4 months)Sucking thumb, blowing bubblesSecondary circular reactions (4-12 months)Squeezing rubber duck, making interesting things lastTertiary circular reaction(12-24 months)Hit drum with stick, throwing spoons, dishes, and food</p> <p>SensorimotorUses senses and motor abilities to understand worldFunctions with the presentHas no mental imagesLearn through repetitive actionsAccomplish directed behaviorPositive:Ex. If a baby kicks a crib and the mobil overhead moves, he kicks again and it moves again. Learn by doing and procedures Negative:Ex. Hide a babys toy under a blanket and the children will look for it momentarily. Two months later he will look for the toy more determined After the first time, child will make a habit of looking in the same spotWhat are the effects?</p> <p> Second StageTwo to seven years oldMental representations and symbolsDrawing or written word, understand what its representingClear understanding of past and futureKnow if their mom is coming home, tend to stop cryingChild sees things from their point of viewHold up a picture that only they can see, expecting you to see it </p> <p>The EffectsNegative:Children at this age cannot reason with their parents feelings and only reasoned from what they knew. Positive older people set good examples for children and teach them good examplesLanguage development!</p> <p>concreteLasts from about age seven to eleven Logic Operations / principalsSolving problems, manipulating symbolsProgressive decentering Develop the ability to conserve a number, lengthHard time applying new-found logic abilitiesSimple lesson about judging is too abstract and hypothetical </p> <p>The EffectsPositiveLogical thinking developed about objects and eventsChildren arent as self centeredAware of rulesNegativeChildren can become too independent and defy their adult authority</p> <p> 12 onIncreasingly competent about adult-style thinkingUsing logical operations, abstract rather than concreteHypothetical thinking Investigate problem carefully and systematically Not everyone gets to it Dont operate it at all times </p> <p>The EffectsPositiveMost progress in development occurs (big change)Reading/new ideas to enhance creativityNegativeChildren begin to face the problems that teenagers experience</p> <p> Cognitive development theory</p> <p> observationsChildren dont think like grown-upsChildren are constantly creating and testing their own theories Moon and sun follow you around, big things float and small things sink All children make similar errors Dont know enough to get the same explanation that adults prefer </p> <p>conclusionOf how much happened in childrens lives before they even started to talk and one of the main themes in all his work since then has been that intelligence can only grow through actual physical as well as mental engagement with the environment ~ about Jean Piaget </p>