Onstructivist accounts of learning and development
Describe at least two of Jean Piagets tasks with children in each of the age groups 0-3, 4-6 and 7-8. Make a note of the Method and Results. (1500 words)
Return to Task 1 and discuss how a Vygotskian perspective would change Piagets theory on how children learn and develop. How would you change Piagets experiments in order to reveal childrens competencies to better effect? Refer to the relevant research to support your recommendations. (1500 words)
Return to Tasks 1 and 2 and discuss the similarities and differences between Gardners views on multiple intelligences and both Piagets and Vygotskys views on how children learn and develop. Comment on how Gardners approach may impact on your understanding of practice. (1000 words)
Total 4000 words.
Harvard Reference System
Min 20 references but show a wide range of refernces.