- He also believed that if something was taught prematurely the child will be prevented from ever completely understanding it.
2. Stages - The concept of readiness means that educational programmes should run along the lines of Piaget's stages of development.
3. Motivation to learn - Piaget suggested that cognitive growth comes from the desire to resolve the disequilibrium caused by cognitive conflict.
4. Logical thinking - Piaget argued that logical thinking spurs on cognitive development and it should be taught by introducing lessons such as maths and science.
5. Discovery learning - Child must play active role in learning
2.Plowden report - Recommended change from 'teacher centred' to 'child centred' learning based on discovery learning.
2.Mogdil et al - suggest that discovery learning activities in the classroom may reduce learning because less time is spent on content for example reading.
3.Emotion - This theory is mainly concerned with the development of problem solving abilities and ignores the importance of emotional intelligence.