Ep 195: How To Memorize Piaget’s Stages of Cognitive Development

Memorize Piaget's Stages

Do you need to memorize Piaget's stages for a test? You've found what you're looking for. I'll use some familiar mnemonics ("1 is a bun", etc.) and some wacky images to get those stages - and what happens during them - into your mind. You'll be able to remember when object permanence occurs, when children are capable of assimilation and accommodation, abstract and logical thinking, conservation of energy - it's all here. Take the time to watch this video, learn about mnemonics and memorize Piaget's stages of cognitive development once and for all! … [Read more...]

Episode 85: How to Make Learning Fun Again – Constructivism and Democratic Schools – Part 2

What is constructivism anyway? In this episode I explore that topic with Dr. Eugene Geist. We also explore what some would consider a radical concept in education: democratic schools. What would happen if we let children decide how they wanted to learn? Complete Chaos? Or an exciting new way to get students involved in and taking responsibility for learning? Find out in this episode of The Psych Files. Concept Map MeadMap is now called CoMapping. Feel free to contact me if you'd like me to send you my maps for the episode on New Year's Resolutions and Weight Loss the Schools of … [Read more...]

Episode 84: How To Make Learning Fun Again Part 1 – Piaget

Image via Wikipedia Can we make learning as fun as it was when you were a child? We can. Listen to Dr. Eugene Geist as he explains the cognitive development theories of Jean Piaget and you'll understand why we are all geared to learn. We actively seek out learning experiences. How can we keep that excitement alive? Find out in this episode and in the episodes to follow as we examine ideas such as constructivism, problem-based Learning, inquiry-based learning and democratic schools. This episode will also be helpful if you need to learn the different stages of Piaget's theory of … [Read more...]