Relection of the Developmental Theory Activity

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Reflection of the Developmental Theory Activity
Rossiter
EDU/305
June 28, 2010
Mayra Perez

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Running head: Reflection of the Developmental Theory Activity

Team D’s Piaget’s Concrete Operational Stage – Five Senses Lesson Plan covered the developmental theory. Piaget’s Concrete Operational Stage is his third of four stages of cognitive development.  This stage is from seven to about eleven.  In this stage the children learn to use symbols for manipulate and representation for logical development. During this stage the children can rank, classify, and separate objects by using their five senses, touch, taste, sight, hearing, and smell. The activity “Five Senses” by Amber Mallow was created for children in the third or fourth grade so the children can learn by hands on to understand the similarities and differences with on object and their senses.  The students learn in this lesson about the five senses: taste, smell, touch, hearing, and sight and how to use their senses to achieve new experiences.  The students can identify their senses to objects and classify them to solve problems. Much like in Piaget’s theory, the children used classification to understand the similarities and differences of their senses.  They have concrete information to work with hands on because they cannot think abstractly.  The children in this stage have the abilities of conservation, classification, serration, and spatial reasoning. By thinking about concrete information they can learn that their senses will develop learned

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Running head: Reflection of the Developmental Theory Activity

information. By learning their five senses they can relate to the world around them and even perceive that without one of their senses life would be difficult but not manageable. In this activity the student learn to identify the objects and the schema of...
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