** Please remember to properly cite your information in this table. If you are taking the definition from the ebook directly, there should be quotation marks around those words with the in-text citation.
|Cognitive Development Concept||
|Example that Could be Observed in an Elementary Classroom||Developmentally Appropriate Learning Activity
|Concrete operations stage|
|Formal operations stage|
|Vygotsky||Social construction of meaning|
|Zone of Proximal Development (ZPD)|
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Theories that Relate to Development
In this paragraph, describe how the theories relate to elementary students’ development and readiness for learning. Be sure you have at least three sentences. Use in-text citations to support your writing.
Importance of Cognitive Concepts when Planning Instruction
Explain why it is important for educators to consider the cognitive development concepts when planning for instruction. Support your writing with in-text citations from scholarly research. This can be from the textbook or other scholarly sources.
Developmentally Appropriate Learning Activities
Explain how developmentally appropriate learning activities support memory, learning, and knowledge acquisition in elementary students. Support your writing with in-text citations from scholarly research.
Ormrod, J. E., & Jones, B. D. (2018). Essentials of educational psychology: Big ideas to guide effective teaching. (5th ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson.
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