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Write a short paper comparing the theories of Maria Montessori and Jean Piaget. This should include at least three significant issues that you have identified for comparison, and each should be supported by research/literature as provided in the course or by your own research.

For additional details, please refer to the Comparing Montessori and Piaget Short Paper Rubric document in the Assignment Guidelines and Rubrics section of the course.

Requirements of submission:  Short paper assignments must follow these formatting guidelines: double spacing, 12 point Times New Roman font, one inch margins, and APA style citations. Page length requirements: Short papers are expected to be 2–4 pages in length, not including title page, abstract, or references.

 

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Critical Elements

Exemplary

Proficient

Needs Improvement

Not Evident

Value

Three Issues for Comparison

Student selects three or more significant issues that are clearly stated for comparison of each theory, and each issue is presented in a manner that provides evidence of its significance in the field of development or education

(32 35)

Student selects three significant issues that are clearly stated for comparison of each theory

 

 

 

 

 

(28 31)

Student selects three issues, yet they may not offer a clear delineation or description of one of more of the selected issues

 

 

 

(25 27)

Student only selects two issues for comparison, or two or more of the issues presented are unclear in their description or delineation from the others

 

 

 

(0 24)

35

Accuracy of Comparison

 

Provides clear and accurate information on each theory for the three or more selected issues for comparison, and the comparison provides evidence of details and critical thought that distinguish the effort as exceptional

(32 35)

Provides clear and accurate information on each theory for the three selected issues for comparison

 

 

 

 

(28 31)

Provides information for comparison that may be lacking in accuracy or clarity in regard to the theory of Montessori or Piaget on one or two of the theoretical concepts

 

 

(25 27)

Provides information for comparison that may be lacking in accuracy or clarity in regard to the theory of Montessori or Piaget on two or three of the theoretical concepts

 

 

(0 24)

35

Research

The citations utilized to support the student’s position on the key concepts for comparison are credible and current and demonstrate depth and detail at an exceptional level for graduate work

 

 

 

(18 20)

Effective utilization of citations to support the theoretical concepts presented for comparison for each theorist

 

 

 

 

 

 

(16 17)

Citations utilized in support of at least one of the theoretical concepts presented for comparison for one of the theorists are vague or misrepresented in the paper

 

 

 

 

(14 15)

Citations utilized in support of at least two or more of the theoretical concepts presented for comparison for one or more of the theorists are vague or misrepresented in the paper OR effort fails to provide citation to support one or more of the chosen concepts for comparison

(0 13)

20

Writing

(Mechanics/ Citations)

No errors related to organization, grammar and style, and citations

(9 10)

Minor errors related to organization, grammar and style, and citations

(8)

Some errors related to organization, grammar and style, and citations

(7)

Major errors related to organization, grammar and style, and citations 

(0 6)

10

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