Cognitive Development. Cognitive Development Table
|Cognitive Development Concept||Definition
(Paraphrase the definitions into your own words & include a proper in-text citation)
|Example that could be Observed in an Elementary Classroom||Developmentally Appropriate Learning Activity|
|In the Concrete Operations Stage, a child can begin logical reasoning and perform mental operations. Abstract reasoning does not occur at this stage (Ormrod & Jones, 2018).||At this stage, a child can classify and organize things.||One activity to support this concept is to provide matching cards, pictures, objects, puzzles, etc.|
Ormrod, J. E., & Jones, B. D. (2018). Essentials of Educational Psychology: Big Ideas to Guide Effective Teaching. (5th ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson.
For the Table:
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