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SPCL 7804 Human Development: Session 8: Unit 3 – Middle & Late Childhood

Open Educational Resource (OER) created for Professor Elizalde-Utnick's SPCL 7804 course.

Self-Reflection

Consider Piaget’s theory as it applies to your own cognitive development experiences. How do the information processing theories apply to you?

Summary

In this session we transition to school-age children, with a focus on cognitive development. We will explore Piaget’s concrete operations, information processing skills in this age group, as well as learning differences. We will begin with a quiz on the assigned reading and then discuss the material and engage in application activities.

Readings

Text Ch. 5, pp.153-181 (Library linkPDF link)