Graphic organizers find their origin in the cognitive theories of learning which explains how people learn on the basis of thought process

Graphic organizers find their origin in the cognitive theories of learning which explains how people learn on the basis of thought process. Graphic organizers can facilitate this process by providing students the framework which relates their previous knowledge to the new information learned. Graphic organizers depicts the four major principles of Bruner’s theory on constructivism which encompass 1) a preferences toward learning, 2)grouping of knowledge construction for learners better understanding, 3) Effective way to present the materials to learners by the teacher, 4) the progression of rewards as well as punishments.
Bruner is poignant about language and how this affects cognition within this theory of learning development. It is pertinent to any success of a child to identify the differences between adult language and the language used by children. With the child being younger, they need time to advance not only their conceptual learning but their language as well. Thus, teachers and parents