Child Development and Pedagogy Syllabus

Section Articles Covers Child Development Concept of Development Concept of development and its relationship with learningPrinciples of the development of childrenInfluence of Heredity & Environment Child Development Socialization processes Socialization processes: Social world & children (Teacher, Parents, Peers) Child Development https://www.preptoz.com/library/piagets-cognitive-development/ https://www.preptoz.com/library/lev-vygotskys-theory-of-socio-cultural-development/ https://www.preptoz.com/library/kohlbergs-theory-of-moral-development/ Piaget, Kohlberg and Vygotsky: constructs and critical perspectives Child Development https://www.preptoz.com/library/concept-of-child-centered-education/ https://www.preptoz.com/library/concept-of-progressive-education/ […]

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Concept of progressive education

Progressive education is a pedagogical movement that began in the late nineteenth century. This term had been coined to suffice that all the schools develop to produce more effective and specialized personnel in the coming future. Key Points: Belief in the capability and potential of every child Emphasis on learning by doing – hands-on projects, […]

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Concept of Child Centered Education

Child-centred education places the child first, an approach with the message that all children have the right to an education that helps them grow to their fullest potential. It also focuses on the child’s well-being in all areas. This has increasingly made it popular among parent. Child-centred learning is focused on the student’s needs, abilities, […]

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Kohlberg’s Theory of Moral Development

Kohlberg’s theory of moral development is a stage-based model of moral maturity developed by Lawrence Kohlberg in 1958. The theory offers three levels of moral development, each of which contains two stages. Kohlberg asserts that moral development is neither the result of a genetic blueprint nor the result of conscious teaching of morality. Rather, it is a process […]

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Ratio and Proportion

The concept of ratio and proportion is one of the most essential concepts in maths. A ratio is a relationship between two numbers that defines the quantity of the first in comparison to the second. Ratios can be written in the fractional form. For example: 3:7 or 3/7. When quantities are proportional, their ratios are equal. 

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Mean, Median, Mode & Range

The terms mean, median and mode are used to describe the central tendency of a large data set. Range provides provides context for the mean, median and mode. Mean: It is the average of all the values of a dataset. Significance: While buying a car you are not interested in the no. of Kilometers car […]

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Personality & its tests

The term personality has been derived from the Latin word persona which means a mask. It was used by actors to hide themselves and to act without being noticed by the audience. The following are just a few of the definitions that have been put forth by some different psychologists:  “That which permits a prediction […]

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Theories of Intelligence

Concept of Intelligence and Its Nature & Functions Theories of Intelligence Measurement of Intelligence & Types of Intelligence Test Concept of Intelligence Quotient Theories of Intelligence Various psychologists have tried to explain the concept of human intelligence and presented various theories which have improved our understanding of intelligence. Some of the major theories of intelligence […]

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Gardener’s theory of multiple intelligence

The theory of multiple intelligence was developed in 1983 by Dr. Howard Gardner, professor of education at Harvard University. It suggests that the traditional notion of intelligence, based on I.Q. testing, is far too limited. Instead, Dr. Gardner proposes eight different intelligence to account for a broader range of human potential in children and adults. […]

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Food Chain and Food Web

A food chain is a linear sequence of organisms through which nutrients and energy pass as one organism eats another. In a food chain, each organism occupies a different trophic level, defined by how many energy transfers separate it from the basic input of the chain. At the base of the food chain lie the primary producers. The primary […]

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