Exercise 1 (age 5): I presented Benny with a pictogram. The X axis had a picture of him, his mama, and myself. the Y axis had numbers. And the pictures were cookies (something Benny cares about). I asked him how many cookies each person had. I asked who had the most cookies. Then I traced the number of cookies to the numbers on the Y axis.
Results: Great. He got the idea.
Exercise 2 (age 5): I presented Benny with a bar chart similar to the histogram, and with the same numbers and asked him similar questions. Later, I added to the bars and asked him similar questions.
Results: He needed a little more help than with the pictogram. However, he learned to trace over to the left to figure out how many cookies each person had. By the time I added more size to the bars, he knew how to answer the questions correctly with the new amounts.
Subscribe to:
Post Comments (Atom)
Cialdini's Social Proof (Age 8)
I want to teach Benny about "social proof" in Robert Cialdini's Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion . Social proof is bas...

I had previously introduced Benny to the concept of money . Now I wanted him to learn to save money. He asked for a Gecko costume in ear...

I want to teach Benny about "social proof" in Robert Cialdini's Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion . Social proof is bas...

"We give money to the store for apples. The store gives some of that money to the store. If the store gets $2 for the apples, and ...
No comments:
Post a Comment
Note: Only a member of this blog may post a comment.