1. Piaget and Vygotsky are renowned education theorists in their own right. Choose two aspects or theories of Piaget’s work and two of Vygotsky’s work that highlight each theorist’s greatest contributions to education. Compare and contrast the strengths and limitations of each.
1. Recent advances in neuroscience have influenced all areas of psychology. Consider some of the developments in brain research and how they inform the field of educational psychology. Then, in your own words, describe what is meant by brain-based education. In reference to the Learning Resources, what are the implications of brain-based education in the classroom?