HOW A CHILD MAKES SENSE OF HIS WORLD

HOW A CHILD MAKES SENSE OF HIS WORLD

According to the developmental psychologist Piaget,  a child makes meaning of his world by forming patterns with the information he receives. He bundles the data he accumulates into concepts. A concept is an idea formed by mentally combining all its characteristics or particulars. Children form and adjust concepts when they can experience and interact with…

MULTIPLE INTELLIGENCES

MULTIPLE INTELLIGENCES

The definition of intelligence depends on the time and culture you live in. During Socrates’ day, intelligent people were those who could memorize extensive passages and then recited them. There were hardly any written texts in 500 BC so this ability to memorize was valued.…

YOUR CHILD’S LEARNING STYLES

YOUR CHILD’S LEARNING STYLES

Children have different learning styles. Developmental psychologist Howard Gardner defines six different intelligences/learning styles.  Linguistic intelligence: sensitivity to spoken and written language.  Logical-mathematical intelligence: the capacity to analyze problems logically, carry out mathematical operations, and investigate issues scientifically.   Musical intelligence: skill in the performance, composition, and appreciation of…