Cognitvie Development

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Cognitive Development in Children
Elteen Herman
Sinte Gleska University

PY 100 General Psychology
Haelee Engel
December 12, 2012

Introduction……………………………………………………………………………………
Cognitive Development
What is Cognitive Development? …………………………………………………………………
Piaget’s Theory on Learning ……………………………………………………………….
How Cognitive learning can differ through cultures……………………………………….
Cognitive Teaching Identifying children who may have a learning disability…………………………………
What parents and teacher can do to promote cognitive learning……………………………
References

Introduction
In this paper you will read about what is cognitive learning and how does a child learn to think and develop through their early years. What are Jean Piaget’s stages
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The third stage in Piaget’s theory is the concrete operational stage and illustrates logical thought processes. The concrete operational stage is often the period of a child’s development when he understands concepts of fairness, sharing, empathy and compassion for another person’s plight.
The fourth and final stage is the phase where children entering puberty begin to think abstractly and create meaning from available data. This critical stage is responsible for creating global problem solvers and creative thinkers who can analyze a situation and not be confined by concrete ideas or previously accepted logic.(www.lifescript.com)
How Cognitive development can differ through culture
Identifying children who may have a learning disability
Identifying and taking action when you may suspect a child with a learning disability can be essential to a child’s later years in school. Nearly four out of ten fourth graders in our country read below basic level and three out of those four will never improve without effective intervention. In high school 26.7% of the students with a learning disability dropped out of school prior to graduation and another 16% exited school for “unknown” reasons without a diploma. These are same bright children who sang the alphabet song before kindergarten. Now, however, they will most certainly not
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