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    An approach to cognitive development in middle childhood

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    Explain and analyze one of the approaches to cognitive development in middle childhood. Please give an example also

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    Piaget's approach to cognitve development

    Jean Piaget theorized that children learn through actively constructing their own knowledge through hands-on experiences. He suggested that the adult's role in helping the child learn was to provide appropriate materials for the child to interact with and to help thme construct their own knowledge. Piaget felt that cognitive development in childhood took place in stages. The cognitive development stage that referred to middle childhood according to Piaget was known as the Concrete ...

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    The following solution contains an explanation and an analysis of Piaget's approach to cognitve development in middle childhood.