Theorists Thursday 3rd February 2011
Re-cap Who have we looked at so far?
Theorists The theories covered so far can be clearly linked to numeracy but can be linked to literacy with examples to practice. There are two theorists which do lend themselves more to literacy…… Naom Chomsky B F Skinner
Naom Chomsky Nature theorist He believed in the LAD: Language Acquisition Devise We are all born with the necessary tools to communicate.
Genetics Nature can also be linked to genetics. It would mean that due to the genes of relative, it may result in children taking on the development of their parents. These could include:
Naom Chomsky He believed that it was only nature which influenced the child’s ability to communicate. Do you believe in this?
B.F Skinner Nurture theorist. Believed that the environment, adult role, and external factors influence the development of communication. Positive reinforcement.
You tub clip Look at this clip of the big bang theory to see how positive reinforcement can be used. Discuss how effective it can be.
Activity Matching activity