ERIC Number: EJ476498
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: 0
The Development of Necessary Knowledge: Psychological and Educational Issues.
Early Child Development and Care, v95 p3-22 1993
Reviews a central problem of Piagetian theory, that of necessary knowledge, or knowledge that must necessarily follow from previously accepted information. Discusses three implications of this problem for education: (1) assessment of children's judgments and justifications; (2) intellectual development over time and according to developmental sequences; and (3) the social context of intellectual development. (BC)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special issue on "Exploring and Developing Understanding of Children with Special Needs."