Cognitive Development of Infants & Young Children
Chapter One of your text identifies the six most important questions in the study of children’s thinking:
Are some capabilities innate? Does development progress through stages? How does change occur? How do individuals differ? How do changes in the brain contribute to cognitive development? How does the social world contribute to cognitive development?
Choose one question and discuss its relevance to your teaching experiences to date and/or looking forward. Reflect on the following two questions: How does it impact curricular planning and instruction? How does it affect your interaction with your students?