Volume 2, Issue 2, April 2014, Page: 34-39
How Children Construct Literacy: Piagetian Perspective
Ferhat Ensar, Department of Turkish Education, Yildiz Technical University, Esenler, Istanbul, Turkey
Received: Apr. 10, 2014;       Accepted: Apr. 20, 2014;       Published: Apr. 30, 2014
DOI: 10.11648/j.ijsedu.20140202.12      View  2646      Downloads  534
Abstract
For centuries, educators have assumed that children acquire knowledge by internalizing it form the environment. It was not until the 1970’s that the researchers begun to study about the nature of children’s reading and writing systems. Psychologist wondered how children come to understand what literacy is, what functions children believed literacy served in their lives, and how children made use of literacy. This paper tries to answer these questions based on the Piagetian perspective.
Keywords
Literacy, Piaget, Constructivism
To cite this article
Ferhat Ensar, How Children Construct Literacy: Piagetian Perspective, International Journal of Secondary Education. Vol. 2, No. 2, 2014, pp. 34-39. doi: 10.11648/j.ijsedu.20140202.12
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