5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- fast mapping
- a The process by which children map a word onto an underlying concept after only one exposure to the word.
- b Occurs when grammatical rules are incorrectly generalized to irregular cases where they do not apply. Example: "I hitted the ball."
- c the idea that children attempt to explain everything they see and hear by constructing theories (where baby's come from)
- d theorist that developed a series of stages in which an individual passes during cognitive development.
- e the quality of being irreversible (once done it cannot be changed)
5 Multiple choice questions
- a characteristic of preoperational thought in which a young child ignores all attributes that are not apparent.
- a characteristic of preoperational thought in which a young child thinks that nothing changes. Whatever is now has always been and always will be
- The tendency to focus on just one feature of a problem, neglecting other important aspects.
- just observing may have led him to underestimate what kids can do
5 True/False questions
logical extension → a function of speech by which a person's cognitive skills are refined and extended through both formal instruction and casual conversation.
scaffolding → The tendency to focus on just one feature of a problem, neglecting other important aspects.
preoperational thinking → Vygotsky's term for a person whose cognition is stimulated and directed by older and more skilled members of society
guided participation → the process by which people learn from others who guide their experiences and explorations
children as apprentices → cognitive development is embedded in a social context
curious and observant