Learning and Teaching from a Piagetian Viewpoint
In general terms, Piaget's thesis would seem to have educational application in two main ways. Firstly, there is his view of the way the intellect and the environment interact with one another: the process of adaptation, the influence of physical actions with things, social co-operation, and language. This part of the psychology could be relevant to teaching method and the organization of learning situations. Secondly, there is Piaget's developmental sequence with the modes of thinking and environmental aliments germane to each stage. This part of the psychology could be relevant to lesson content and curriculum organization at different ages.