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Discovering and Uncovering Piaget

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  RESOURCES & RESOURCE REPORT: As described on the Task Page, the resources provided here on the Process Page are intended to help you learn about Piaget's theory of intellectual development and its educational implications so that you can apply this knowledge to teaching and learning in general and/or this particular project.
Some Internet links on this page are not acceptable for the Resource Report. Some are so rich you could spend a whole semester on them! When using such resources, focus on particular components that seem most relevant to you and identify those specific components in your Resource Report. The Resource Report Template is attached at the bottom of the Task Page.

DO NOT USE ANY OTHER RESOURCES ON PIAGET FOR THIS PROJECT!

EVERYTHING IN SECTIONS 1-3, EVEN ARTICLES, IS A WEBSITE. THE DOCUMENTS ARE ALL IDENTIFIED IN SECTION 4 AND ATTACHED AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS PAGE.


1. Introductory Information Giving an Overview of Piaget's Theory of Intellectual Development and Its Educational Implications:

A. Brief biography of Piaget from the Jean Piaget Society. NOTE: THIS VIDEO IS TO ENHANCE YOUR UNDERSTANDING OF THE THEORY AND IS NOT ACCEPTABLE TO BE USED IN YOUR RESOURCE REPORT.

B. Papert on Piaget: Seymour Papert's brief introduction to Piaget.

C.
Free books by Piaget available from the Jean Piaget Society

D.
Piaget's Developmental Theory: An Overview YouTube - David Elkind

E.
Cognition and Development: Development of Thinking - Piaget

F. Piaget & Vygotsky in 90 seconds YouTube  NOTE: THIS VIDEO IS TO ENHANCE YOUR UNDERSTANDING OF THE THEORY AND IS NOT ACCEPTABLE TO BE USED IN YOUR RESOURCE REPORT.


2. Videos Focusing on Piaget's Stages of Intellectual Development 

A. Sensori-Motor  Stage 1 Object Permanence   NOTE: THIS VIDEO IS TO ENHANCE YOUR UNDERSTANDING OF THE THEORY AND IS NOT ACCEPTABLE TO BE USED IN YOUR RESOURCE REPORT.


B. Preoperational Stage 2. The three videos on this stage emphasize egocentrism and conservation These three videos combined count as one resource.)  


Classic "classic"  videos on Piaget, with Robert Karplus, who created the original Learning Cycle:Piaget Volume 1: Classification, Conservation,  & Growth of Intelligence in the the Preschool Years  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2FjIso13i20

Egocentrism: 
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OinqFgsIbh0&NR=1

Conservation: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YtLEWVu815o&feature=related

C. Concrete Operations: David Elkind.

D. Three Videos on Formal Operations (These three videos combined count as one resource.)  

"Classic"  videos on Piaget, with Robert Karplus, who created the original Learning Cycle:
 Volume 2 Formal Reasoning Patterns, Memory and Intelligence, & Morality

Deductive Reasoning   

Abstraction and Hypothetical Propositions



3. Educational Implications of Piaget's Theory.

A. Short videos excerpts of constructivist high school lessons, "Powerful Teaching & Learning" in Math and in Social Studies.
    (These two videos combined count as one resource.)     
     1. Mathematics   

    2. Social Studies 

B. 
PBS Constructivist Paradigm for Teaching and Learning:"Concept to Classroom". The first menu button at the top of the page, "Explanation", gives background information on constructivism. The "Demonstration" has resources including:
1. "In Classrooms" a variety of videos and transcripts of constructivist lessons.       
2. "What Do Constructivist Lesson Plans Look Like?"     

C.
Learning Cycle: Robert Karplus developed the original, 3 part Learning Cycle Model based on Piaget's theory.
This link provides a comparison of various Learning Cycle Models that have emerged since the original one.

D. Constructivist Lesson Plan - The History of the American Flag.

E. Lesson Plan - Constructivism- Ecosystem/ Producers, Consumers and Decomposers /Food Web (grade 5 biology).

F. Lesson Planet: Constructivist Theory Math Lesson Plans

G. How to Apply Piaget's Theory in the Classroom
. Tips for teachers.
 
H.
Piaget's classic book on education which contains the seeds of constructivism, To Understand is to Invent, is available for free as a pdf file.

I.  Neo-Piagetian Theories of Development. Two major NeoPiagetian theorists were Robbie Case and Pascuale-Leone.

J. A Comparison of Piaget and Criterion-Referenced Measurement


THIS IS THE END OF WEBSITES. THE NEXT SECTION HAS THE DOCUMENTS


4. Documents
Attached Below in Resources. You are required to read at least 3.

A.
Piaget and Constructivism (Hartman)

B.
Piaget's (1972) classic article on formal operations: "Intellectual Evolution from Adolescence to Adulthood".

C. Kuhn's (2008) Formal Operations from a Twenty-First Century Perspective
. This is a reflection on Piaget's (1972) classic article on formal operations.

D.
Piaget and Vygotsky: Cognitive and Social Constructivism (Hartman)

E. Brooks and Brooks (1999) article, "The Courage to Be Constructivist".

F. Learning Cycle Lesson Plan on Scarcity

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    Description: This is the updated version of my summary of Piaget's theory and its educational implications with the broken links on pages 5 and 6 addressed. Replacement links are provided on p. 5 and a new URL for the broken link appears on p. 6 (Sept. 23, 2012)

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