This week the reflective journal topic addresses cognitive development. Observe a student in your class or business environment to determine his/her cognitive development. If you are not in a classroom, try to observe an individual in an educational setting to determine his/her cognitive development.
Criteria: The narrative this week has four items or questions. Please copy and paste the framework into your journal so that you will address all components of the narrative.
Write a narrative about these four questions or items.
(1) What did you notice about the individual’s cognitive ability (performance)?
(2) How did you assess the individual’s cognitive ability or development?
(3) How was the lesson structured to meet the learner’s cognitive needs?
(4) How did the lesson take into account the individual students’ academic strengths, interests, and needs along with enabling the student to advance and accelerate his/her learning to meet his/her potential ?
Directions for Writing the Narrative
It is expected that you will write a 1 to 3-page scholarly journal article answering the questions and using the information from the papers to support your ideas; please support your ideas with a theoretical rationales.
Please make sure that you have the appropriate citations and a reference section: APA citation style is used for scholarly educational papers. Knowledge and acquisition of scholarly writing will enable you to write an excellent action research paper required in your degree program. Purdue OWL guide can assist you. Please refer to the rubric under ‘Rubrics/Grading Criteria’.