Piaget - Stages of Development (Concrete Operational (3rd Stage) 7-12…
Piaget - Stages of Development
Pre-Operational (2nd Stage) 2-7 Years
Rapid growth in vocabulary
Centration - children's inability to identify or consider all aspects of visual displays
Symbol / language systems
Egocentrism - Children use egocentric language and behaviour which is focussed around the individual child and unable in this stage of development to see different view points or put themselves in the shoe of another person.
Number sense & Counting
Children as young as two years of age can confidently identify one, two or three objects before they can actually count with understanding
One to One Correspondence
is the counting and quantity principle referring to the understanding that each object in a group can be counted once and only once.
Deferred imitation (reproducing actions at a later time)
Goal directed activity (reflexes/ actions intentional)
Concrete Operational (3rd Stage) 7-12 Years
Logical thought and reasoning ( ability to look beyond appearance)
Ability to consider reversibility
Compare between two groups which one is larger than the other by looking
Formal Operational (4th stage) 12-15 Years
Ability to think abstractly and logically about propositions.
Consider own identity and social relationships and interactions
Develop hypothesis to arrive at correct conclusion
Ordering and pattering:
Like give a puzzle and have to solve it in the same order and pattern