Child Development Piaget

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Introduction
Jean Piaget's Background
Jean Piaget was born in Switzerland in 1896. Based upon his observations, he concluded that children were not less intelligent than adults, they simply think differently. Albert Einstein called Piaget’s discovery "so simple only a genius could have thought of it."
Piaget's stage theory describes the cognitive development of children. Cognitive development involves changes in cognitive process and abilities.
What is the relationship between Piaget’s theory and the Child Development’s short coursework?
Jean Piaget’s theory is being applied in child development study because his theory shows that it has stimulated much research and has found wide support among educators. He had developed a set of
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He also applies his information that he gained to fit his ideas. Teaching a child at this stage needs some equipment which can give him some space to play with and have an active role in learning.
Furthermore, the concrete stage starts about first grade to early adolescence. During this stage, a child has developed different views or opinions which need to be satisfied. Their accommodation had increased. The child develops an ability to think abstractly and to make rational judgments about concrete or observable phenomena at which in the past he needed work by himself to understand.
Lastly, he will going through the formal operations which is adolescence. At this stage, the persons will reach their cognition to the final form. This person no longer requires concrete objects to make rational judgments because he is capable of doing the hypothetical and deductive reasoning.

The task:
1. Two equal slices of sponge is used
2. One of the sponge is divided into four pieces while the other one is in original shape

Then,
1. Arrange the divided cheese in different order

The task
1. Take two equal length of ruler
2. Then arrange both of the ruler in 2 rows

2. Then, make a distance for a ruler in the 1st row

The task
2. Take 2 same size of bottles
3. Pour liquid in bottles in same amount

Then,

4. Change the first bottles to a shorter and wider bottle
5. Pour the same amount of water into both of the
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