Video Cases

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LO 9.3. Discuss school-age children’s capacities for reasoning as well as cultural differences in patterns of development.

Video Case:
Piaget’s Conservation Tasks

Questions to Consider:

  1. What can children do in the stage of concrete operations that those in the preoperations stage are not yet capable of?
  2. How does Edward’s response to the conservation tasks differ from the responses of Maile and Abigail? 

LO 9.9. Examine patterns of academic achievement in reading, mathematics, and second languages.

Video Case:
Bilingual Education

Questions to Consider:

  1. What appear to be some of the benefits of Mr. Frank’s approach to educating English Language Learners?
  2. Why might some be critical of this particular approach, and what might they suggest instead?