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Developmental Theory and Education
An examination of Piaget and Vygotsky's theories of child-development and their relevance for learning standards and curricula in New York.
# 124849 | 1,250 words | 15 sources | APA | 2008 | US

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This paper explores how Piaget's stage theory of child development and Vygotsky's theory of play affect the development of curriculum objectives in public schools. The paper provides examples from New York.

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"This essay compares and contrasts theories of child development originated by Jean Piaget and Lev Vygotsky, with the principal focus on early childhood and the implications of the theories for education. The plan of the research will be to review the main points of the theories and to discuss their relevance for learning standards in New York, school curricula, the social emotional development of children and cultural and behavioral issues. It is difficult to overestimate the contributions of Piaget and Vygotsky to child-development theory, although their personal histories were significantly..."

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