Lev Kuleshov

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  • Mediation Of Sociodramatic Play

    There are two major forms of mediation of sociodramatic play: explanation to children of social roles and relations, and teaching children play skills. Despite being two different approaches, both forms of mediation of sociodramatic play “create the zone of proximal development of the child” (Karpov 61). The two forms of mediation of sociodramatic play have one major difference in that they take on two completely different approaches. Children are required to understand the roles and relations…

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  • Diagnostic Assessment

    Part B Diagnostic Assessment During the diagnostic assessment which focused on grade three student, Boris’s comprehension of number placement and value, Boris did well in most areas, with minimal exceptions. Boris took a great deal of time, when requested to partition the double digit the number. Though they progressed to partitioning the larger numbers in a standard and acceptable non-standard manner, they answered the two digit partitioning question with various multiplication equations.…

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  • Unstructured Child Development

    Researches and many child development theorists suggests play to be an increasingly more varied and complex activity with significant influence on the physical, cognitive and social development of children (Kearns 2010). A balance between both types of play, structured and unstructured, can significantly benefit children in their development. Children attempt achieving pre-existing objectives set by an adult in structured play while establishing their own objectives in free/unstructured play…

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  • Comparing Piaget And Vygotsky's Theories

    Chapter six served as an explanation for two developmental theorists that focused on how children learn. Classic theorists Jean Piaget and Lev Vygotsky believed in the idea that children actively absorb knowledge, also known as constructivism. Today many researchers use Piaget and Vyvotsky’s theories as groundwork for their own research on how children make sense of their world. The chapter was divided into Piaget’s research and Vyvotsky and a comparison of the two. After each section, tips were…

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  • Imagination And Creativity

    notably by Lev Vygotsky. In 1990, he theorised that the imagination serves as the crucial aspect of all human creative activity and that imagination is a function that is essential to life. He denotes that this creative behaviour “makes the human being a creature-oriented toward the future, creating the future and thus altering his own present”(Vygotsky, 1990). Imagination and creativity in play have been linked in many studies over time, for example in 1999 Russ et al. set out to investigate…

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  • Child Cognitive Analysis

    There is no doubt that reading about the theories of child cognitive development made me highlight certain characteristics and principles to consider when dealing with children. It definitely helped me to enhance and focus on certain aspects while teaching them. I teach children of age ranging from three to six years old. At this age, in the school, the children like to play and explore everything around them, it seems like they are playing with everything. When they are washing their hands…

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  • Action Research In Teaching

    The purpose of my action research was to address how I can maintain my learners’ interest and motivation throughout a maths lesson. Many of these students were observed to lack engagement because they did not choose to study maths and only required to either attend classes in order to obtain their chosen vocational qualification. I found the most important part of my action research was to develop an accurate assessment of the situation, gather good evidence from a variety of sources and have a…

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  • Child Education: Assessing And Scaffolding Make-Believe Play

    The rapid economic development has impacted our life tremendously. Life is getting much easier and more convenient thanks technology and quick accessed information. However, we do not have everything for granted, we have been working so hard for it. As parents, we spend more time working to bring home money and at the same time dealing with the stress of keeping the job. Consequently, we spend less time with our family, especially with our children, to play with our children or read them a good…

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  • Lev Vygotsky's Life Of Genie

    In 1970, a 13-year-old girl was rescued from her Los Angeles home by the child welfare authorities. The girl, who was later given a pseudonym Genie, had suffered from extreme abuse, neglect and social isolation from her family. She had been kept in a closed bedroom without being spoken to, listening to radios, or watching TV for almost 11 years. She had “ acquired virtually no language” (Piper p66) when she was first found. Following her rescue, Genie had undergone extensive training,…

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  • Lev Vygotsky: The Importance Of Play

    jumping, kicking, and running. Lastly, children are learning social skills while they are playing and interacting with others (Sohn, 2015). Over the years there have been numerous theories regarding play; however, one theorist, Lev Vygotsky, is whom I connect the most with. Lev Vygotsky was a psychologist whose theories has strongly influenced education. He believed that social interaction helps cognitive development (McLeod, 2007). Vygotsky’s theory on play is that play allows a child to…

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