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piaget.

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*Jean Piaget (1896-1980) in his office.

Shout out to all those who didn’t tidy their office before the start of the school year.

“simple solutions seldom are. it takes a very unusual mind to undertake analysis of the obvious.”

-alfred north whitehead

 

*Piaget’s (1936) theory of cognitive development explains how a child constructs a mental model of the world. He disagreed with the idea that intelligence was a fixed trait, and regarded cognitive development as a process which occurs due to biological maturation and interaction with the environment.

credit: modern language association

talents.

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one writes numbers

happy giggles

one draws lines

purple squiggles

two young kinders

share a table

each one proud

of what they’re able. 

 

“use what talents you possess;

the woods would be very silent

if no birds sang there except those that sang best.”

-henry van dyke