Stages Piaget Called For

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What did piaget believed?
that children should be allowed to discover things for themselves through spontaneopus play
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sensorimotor
birth to 2years use their senses to learn about the environment and develop schemas to explore the world
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preoperational
2 to 7 years children begin to control their environment using words and drawings , pretend play but are not yet able to think logically
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concrete operations
7 to 11years children are able to classify, categorise and use logic to understand things they see
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formal operations
from 11up to 18 years develop abstract thought rational though and problem solving.
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criticisms of piaget's stages
piaget underestimated children's development and that with support they can move more quickly to the next stage of development
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development theory
this theory explains how children use their experiences to construct their understanding of the world around them
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assimiliation
making sense of a new situation
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equilibrium
experience fits with new schema developed
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disequilibrium
a new experience disturbs the schema
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accommodation
adjusting to an exisitng schema. schema changes to take acount of the new experience
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HOW CHILDREN THINK
conservation refers to children's understanding that the amount remains the same evn when the container'sshape has changed.
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Piaget's test
1. a 4yr old child is shown two identical galsses with the same amount of water
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Piaget's test
2.the water from one glass is poured into a tall, narrow beak
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Piaget's test
3. the child believs the tall beaker contains more water
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egocentrism
until children are 7years they can only seethings from their point of view. eg the mountain testcannot describe the mountain from the doll's perspective.
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