What is an attribute and how can we use attributes to help us?
Attributes are characteristics which help us to sort objects. This could be color, shape or even size. We can use attributes to organize blocks by shape putting all the cubes in one group, all the rectangular prisms in one group and all the pyramids in another.
What are Piaget's four stages of Cognitive Development? Can you briefly explain the age and what is occurring at each stage?
sensorimotor Age 0-2 Infants learn object permanence and often experience separation anxiety Preoperational Age 2-6 The stage of pretend play, the child is egocentric. Concrete operational Age 7-12 Child can think logically giving way for basic math to be attained. Formal operational Age 12 and up Abstract thinking begins to occur and children can consider the hypothetical.
When is the appropriate time to use the article "the" versus the article "a"?
We use the article "the" when we refer to a specific object, for example "Please hand me the red apple." Not just any apple will do, it must be THE red one.