This solution explains common links between Piaget and Vygotsky. It also offers classroom scenarios where each may be used to teach.© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com September 25, 2018, 6:52 pm ad1c9bdddf - https://brainmass.com/psychology/vygotsky-s-social-constructivist-approach/piaget-versus-vygotsky-122956
As you investigate the pros and cons for each theorist, please allow some of these brainstorming ideas to guide you:
-His belief that children possess an innate ability to make sense of their
environment. He believes that they are "natural" learners in terms of their inquisitive nature.
-The individual learns from first hand experience.
-Allows teachers to understanding students' thinking
-Allows teachers to match teaching to students' cognitive stages
-Since he believes in nature verses nurture, this premise does not always empower educators for their roles in facilitating the nurturing environment.
-His belief that learning is affected by genetics is not always true.
-His stage theory has some ...
This posting compares and contrasts two theorists, Piaget and Vygotsky. It also includes classroom practicality.