Piaget and Education

  • C. J. Brainerd
Part of the NATO Conference Series book series (NATOCS, volume 16)


During the past several years, there has been a surge of interest in the potential applications of Piagetian theory to the classroom, especially in North American early-childhood education circles, A new curriculum movement has coalesced around the theory and a new generation of instructional programs, the so-called cognitive curricula, has emerged (for reviews, see Brainerd, 1978a; Hooper & DeFrain, 1980).


Cognitive Development Invariant Sequence Concrete Operation Arithmetic Instruction Piagetian Theory 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • C. J. Brainerd
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  1. 1.Department of PsychologyUniversity of Western OntarioLondonCanada

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