Discussion: What Influences young children’s cognitive development
his is a 2 part assignment. Please read the directions carefully AND please reference everything this is 300 point assignment
Part A – Short-answer: Answer the following questions in a total of 250-500 words:
What are some of the factors that influence young children’s cognitive development according to the theories developed by Vygotsky?
Explain one way that scaffolding can be used by a teacher to promote student learning.
Describe a skill area that may be difficult for an elementary student with a mild cognitive impairment. Support your answer.
Describe the developmental theories of Piaget in relation to cognitive development.
Part B – Essay
Several girls in your fifth-grade class are disengaged during math instruction and discussions. Citing a theory and/or theorists, write a 500-750 word essay in which you describe teaching strategies intended to encourage them to participate and develop more confidence in their abilities. Consider developments in a global and digital society as part of your response.