Theories And Theories Of Educational Psychology Essay

946 Words May 9th, 2016 4 Pages
Surprisingly, I cannot believe this semester is coming to an end. We’ve all worked very vigorously in this class and were given tons of information to carry through our teaching careers. When I first registered for this class, I wasn’t quite sure what to expect and how it tied in with education. So as we got underway, I came to understand that educational psychology is the study of how people learn and the knowledge of solving problems every day in the classroom. As time went on, I learned about theories and theorists. Continuous theory is all children attain skills but learn at a different degree and Discontinuous are stages that are fixed and cannot be changed. The theorists were Piaget and Vygotsky. Piaget believes in abstract thinking and problem solving and things are non-reversible. While, Vygotsky believes in modeling and breaking down skills, supporting and working with one another. In another words, both of these theorists have different views in development, skills and experiences in school. Shortly after we got into the discussion of Diversity. Diversity can consists of different cultures, languages, ethnicity and race, gender, etc. For instance, cultures can be what they believe in or the traditions they set for themselves. Languages, being bilingual and having to learn English or English as your main language and learning another language like Italian. Other types of Diversity can stem from student’s learning disabilities, behavioral, autistic…

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