This theory was proposed by Jean Piaget.
Robbie Case and central conceptual structures Jessica Berry, Rebecca Lewis, Kristin Goodwin, Laura Berlin, Trae Shidell, Julie Woodward, Angelica West and Ashleigh Ward Piaget has four stages of Cognitive Development:
Reminder: Although these stages are typical, some children may reach them quicker or slower than others.
Stages of Cognitive Development - Jean Piaget
Theoretical Differences - Piaget Piaget believed that educators should honor the direction of children's curiosity and allow children to explore their physical worlds freely.
Vygotsky believed that educators needed to guide children in using cultural tools.
Puzzle Time Questions and Snack Time Lev Vygotsky (1896-1934) Ashleigh Jean Piaget (1896-1980) Biologist with a great interest in the nature of knowledge and how it changes with development.
Developed the clinical method:
a process in which an adult presents a task or problem and asks a child a series of questions about it
Tailoring questions to the child's previous response Piaget had 7 main components in his theory: