Learning Theorist – John Bowlby

Learning Theorist – John Bowlby

  Attachment Theorist John Bowlby was the first attachment theorist to describe attachment as a “lasting psychological connectedness between human beings” (Cherry,2019 p.1). Bowlby was interested in understanding the anxiety and distress children experience when...
Learning Theorist – Lev Vygotsky

Learning Theorist – Lev Vygotsky

  The Sociocultural theory believes that human development is acquired from cultural values, beliefs, and problem solving through interacting and collaboration with other people in that society (McLeod, 2018). Vygotsky believes that the community is central to...
Learning Theorist – Jean Piaget

Learning Theorist – Jean Piaget

  Jean Piaget was the first psychologist in 1936 to design a systematic study of cognitive development (McLeod, 2018). His theory focused only on children and their development not their learning. The system is a stage theory not a linear progression (Teacher of...
Learning Theorist – Erik Erikson

Learning Theorist – Erik Erikson

  rik Erikson studied under Freud. He adapted Freud’s “Psychosexual Theory” into a psychosocial philosophy by having both psychological and social components to his eight stages of development that spans a human lifetime (Fulbrook, 2019). Each of Erikson’s stages...
Special Education Services

Special Education Services

What is special education? Special education is providing children the resources and/or supports they need to compete with other developing children their age. If there is something that impedes a child’s learning that child may qualify for special education services....
Kindergartener Development

Kindergartener Development

  The development of the kindergartener for many children and families is huge. Most kindergartens have their first experience with school. While many children experience a pre-kindergarten program, kindergarten is very different for the child and family....
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