Intellectual development refers here to the changes that occur, as a result of growth and experience, in a person’s capacities for thinking, reasoning, relating, judging, conceptualizing, etc. In particular it concerns such changes in children.
We defined intellectual skill as the methods an individual can use to evaluate or organize information and data. In the 1950s, educational psychologist Benjamin Bloom created a model of intellectual skills that defined abilities such as application, analysis and synthesis as building on basic knowledge.
Cognitive Development. Children grow and develop rapidly in their first five years across the four main areas of development. These areas are motor (physical), language and communication, cognitive and social/emotional. Cognitive development means how children think, explore and figure things out.
Activities – shapes in a shape sorter, learning to ride a bicycle. Creativity – being able to express imaginative ideas in a unique way . Activities – painting, drawing, collage, dance, music, cardboard box toy. Memory – the ability to store and recall information, ideas and events.
- Cognitive Development. This is the child’s ability to learn and solve problems. …
- Social and Emotional Development. …
- Speech and Language Development. …
- Fine Motor Skill Development. …
- Gross Motor Skill Development.
|Sensorimotor||Birth to 18–24 months old||Object permanence|
|Preoperational||2 to 7 years old||Symbolic thought|
|Concrete operational||7 to 11 years old||Operational thought|
|Formal operational||Adolescence to adulthood||Abstract concepts|