Theorist

Jean Piaget and Alfred Binet

Birth-Death, Country of origin, Where their work was completed

Jean Piaget-


  • Birth: 1896 --- Death: 1980.
  • Country of origin: NeuchÂtel, Switzerland.
  • Where work was completed: Geneva, Switzerland



Alfred Binet-


  • Birth: 1857 --- Death: 1911.
  • Country of origin: Nice, France
  • Where work was completed: Paris, France


Graphic description of the basic tenants of their theory, Developmental area of focus including-(social, emotional, physical, and cognitive), and how it would be useful to parents?

Jean Piaget-


  • Description of the basic tenants of their theory: He researched and defined the mental, or cognitive, skills that children learn.


  • Development area focus: Cognitive.
  • How would it be useful to parents?: This helps parents know more about what their kids are into.


Alfred Binet-


  • Description of the basic tenants of their theory: He devised the original testing scale for measuring intelligence.

  • Development of focus: Physical.
  • How would it be useful to parents?: This helps to tell parents how smart their child or children are and what classes they should and shouldn't be put into.