Interview Project: Results from Interviewing Four Students from Pre-K to High School

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Running head: INTERVIEW PROJECT 1 Interview Project: Results from Interviewing Four Students from Pre-K to High School Joanie S. Lemelle Liberty University INTERVIEW PROJECT 2 Abstract Cognitive development is an important part of a person’s thinking progress. Piaget believed that the process was divided into four prevalent stages: sensorimotor (which occurs between ages 0 to 2 years); preoccupational stage (which occurs between ages 3 to 7 years); concrete operational stage (which occurs between ages 7 and 11 years); and the formal operational stage (which occurs between ages 11 years old and adulthood (Slavin, pp. 32-36). The author attempted to test this argument by interviewing four students from different stages of academic development: pre-k, elementary, middle school, and high school. The author asked these four students the same set of five questions to determine if each one’s response would match the appropriate cognitive development stage established by Piaget. The results of the study proved that Piaget’s theory of cognitive development had some flaws as mentioned by Slavin (pg. 37). INTERVIEW PROJECT 3 Interview Project: Results from Interviewing Four Students from Pre-K to High School Interview #1 For the first part of the project, the author interviewed a four year old preschool student. The author asked the student five questions and recorded the student’s responses to each question. The questions and responses are listed below: 1. Is it wrong to cheat? Why or Why not? It’s wrong. If one person go faster than the other and get in front of you they cheating. 2. Is it wrong to hit someone? Why or Why not? It’s bad because you gonna cry. 3. What makes a good friend? Helping them 4. Describe your

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