• Learning & Education 03
    Practical intelligence or concrete operational thinking
    learning, ages and stages, operational thinking
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    The other aspects of concrete operational thinking, making things. A child is passionate to make things at that period.  And what kind of things do they need to make, anything, here's your Lego's, here's your erector sets, they need materials to work with to make other things out of it.  What is concrete operational thinking?  Well they take all these concrete objects; an egg, some milk, some flour, a few little chemicals and so forth, and we take all those concrete things and we put them together in a certain way and we pop them in the oven and this great transformation takes place, out of it comes cookies. See, that's a miracle.