Você está na página 1de 3

Theorists name and years of life:

Jean Piaget (1896-1980)


Year/s of the theorys development:
The Great Schools' Influence
The main points of the theory along with a one paragraph (in outline only)
overall description of the theory:

The Theory of Genetic Epistemology


o The theory states that intellectual processes are built in earlier
years of development. Infants exploration of environment form
the basis of mental representation Meaning that what we
experience between the ages of 0-2 is the basis for our
intellectual development
o The theory also gives 4 stages in which cognitive development
occurs
Sensorimotor: Is where intelligence develops
Preoperational: True thought emerges
Concretes operations: Ability to use deductive reasoning
Differentiate their perspective from
others
Formal Operations: Ability to think abstractly

The benefits of the theory the holes in the theory (what does it not
take into account)
o Piagets learning theory is the basis for a customized learning
approach in schools across the world
Two (2) interesting quotes from the theorists:
o The principle goal of education in the schools should be creating

men and women who are capable of doing new things, not
simply repeating what other generations have done.
o Logic and mathematics are nothing but specialized linguistic
structures
Tell how you see this theory applying (or not) to the school setting:
o This theory applies to my school, because we are encouraged to
meet students where they are and build them up. We also are
told to paly upon our students interests and experiences when
teaching so they can relate instruction to themselves.

Theorists name and years of life:


Charles Darwin (February 12, 1809-April 19, 1882)
Year/s of the theorys development:
Modern Foundations
The main points of the theory along with a one paragraph (in outline only)
overall description of the theory:
Theory of Natural Selection
o It states that evolutionary change comes through the production
of variation in each generation and differential survival of
individuals with different combinations of these variable
characters.
o 5 Theories
Evolution
Common descent
Species Multiply
Gradualism
Natural Selection

The benefits of the theory the holes in the theory (what does it not take
into account)
This theory does not take religion into account.
Survival of the fittest
Two (2) interesting quotes from the theorists:
To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better
than, the establishing of a new truth or fact
A man's friendships are one of the best measures of his worth.
Tell how you see this theory applying (or not) to the school setting:
Unfortunately this theory could be looked at as the same thing as
generational poverty.