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SHICHIDA METHOD: 100 wisdoms how to develop your child‘s intellectual ability

[19. The 2nd stage of children’s intellectual development – Correspondence] Babies will develop the ability of correspondence after the ability of discrimination. Correspondence is understanding the concepts that “A and B are the same.” or “A and B are in same group.” A baby, who turns age 1 and has started to speak, often show their understanding by pointing at the apple in the picture book and the apple in the kitchen, which means the baby can recognize that the apple in the picture and real life apple object are the SAME. The ability of correspondence is to figure out what is the same thing. And then, the ability will […]

SHICHIDA METHOD: 100 wisdoms how to develop your child‘s intellectual ability

[20. The 3rd stage of children’s intellectual development – Classification] Children will develop the ability of classification next, when they has developed the ability of correspondence. Classification has a variety of sorting like colours, shapes, distinctions from fruits and vegetables. The basis of classification is to understand the concepts of “SAME” and “NOT THE SAME.” The ability of classification will develop when children are become able to understand the concept “NOT SAME means DIFFERENT.” For example, you put one green paper among five red papers and ask you child “Which paper is different?” “Which paper is not the same?” If your child answers correctly, you can say your child has […]