1.2.1 Constructivism 1: Piaget and Cognitive Development Theory
Welcome to chapter 2 of the 'Approaches to Education' module. In this chapter, we will begin to examine the Constructivist school of thought, beginning with the work of Jean Piaget.
Goals for this section
- To understand Piaget's cognitive development theory.
Objectives for this section
- To be able to explain how Piaget's theory of cognitive development works.
- To be able to identify ways in which the theory applies in actual teaching practice.
- To consider ways that Piaget's ideas can be implemented into personal practice.