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cognitively oriented curriculum learning through construction by Sheila Mainwaring

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Published by High/Scope Educational Research Foundation in Ypsilanti, Mich .
Written in English


  • Creative activities and seat work,
  • Education, Primary

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Edition Notes

Other titlesLearning through construction
Statement[authors, Sheila Mainwaring, Clay Shouse]
ContributionsShouse, Clay, High/Scope Educational Research Foundation
The Physical Object
Pagination38 p. :
Number of Pages38
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14055178M

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The cognitively oriented curriculum learning through construction by Sheila Mainwaring. Published by High/Scope Educational Research Pages: Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Cognitively Oriented Curriculum by S. Mainwaring, December , High/Scope Pr edition, Paperback. The cognitively oriented curriculum is designed to help the child construct the mental representations of himself and his environment that will lead to the development of logical modes of thought. Although many of the activities and materials used are basically the same as those used In most nursery schools. The Cognitively Oriented Curriculum HighScope publishes The Cognitively Oriented Curriculum, its first manual for the HighScope Preschool Curriculum.

The Cognitive Curriculum focuses primarily on intellectual, or cognitive development of the child. Much of its theory is based on the work of Piaget and is concerned with the development of logical thinking and : Donna McClelland. Working in Partnership. Teachers using the HighScope Curriculum work in partnership with parents and other family members to promote children’s learning. They provide information about the curriculum and early learning, invite family members to participate in classroom activities and parent workshops, discuss children’s progress. The cognitive orientation to learning. Where behaviourists looked to the environment, those drawing on Gestalt turned to the individual’s mental processes. In other words, they were concerned with cognition – the act or process of knowing. Many psychologists were not happy with behaviourism. There was a belief among some that there was too. High/ Scope History Resources This approach was created in by David Weikart along with colleagues at High/ Scope Educational Research Foundation in Ypsilanti, MI. This theory was based off of Piaget's Theory. Pros and Cons Epstein, A. (, January 1). The New HighScope.

Stanford Libraries' official online search tool for books, media, journals, databases, government documents and more. The cognitively oriented curriculum; a framework for preschool teachers in SearchWorks catalog. They agreed on 3 basis criteria for the development of an effective curriculum: A coherent theory Dr. David P. Weikart and his committee set up a carefully monitored research project. they had a treatment group of children who were enrolled in the programme and these were. David Weikart is the educator that thought and organized the High/scope Curriculum. The main theorists behind the High/Scope Curriculum are Jean Paget and Vygotsky. Early in the development of the High/Scope Curriculum, the work of Piaget became influential and the curriculum was renamed the cognitively oriented curriculum. The Cognitively oriented curriculum: a framework for preschool teachers David P. Weikart National Association for the Education of Young Children, - Education - pages.