Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Notes on Moral Development


Remember, for the quiz, you need to know each of the levels (preconventional, conventional, and postconventional) and you need to know the concepts described in each level, but not the specific names.
 







Friday, December 13, 2013

Thursday, December 12, 2013

Language Keynote, and a couple funny youtube videos

In case you need to catch up from class...



























And now for a little humor.  

Two babies having a serious babble conversation:


This baby sure has a lot to say for someone who can't talk:

Remember I said that even deaf babies babbled with their hands?  Here's an example:



Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Piaget Keynote

Here are the slides from the Piaget keynote.  Because I don't have permission from the other parents to post videos of their children online, one of the clips isn't featured here.  However, I have substituted in a video of my son (age 6) who still clearly hasn't mastered the concept of conservation :) and my daughter (age 8) who has.



video
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(my son clearly doesn't yet understand conservation)
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(but my daughter clearly has mastered conservation and has reached the concrete operational stage!)



and, as a funny bonus, here's something from the Onion - what your life would be like if you didn't understand object permanence.

Ten Percent Of U.S. High School Students Graduating Without Basic Object Permanence Skills