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5 Matching questions

  1. focus on appearance
  2. scaffolding
  3. centration
  4. fast mapping
  5. preoperational thinking
  1. a The tendency to focus on just one feature of a problem, neglecting other important aspects.
  2. b The process by which children map a word onto an underlying concept after only one exposure to the word.
  3. c cognitive development between the ages of about 2 and 6; it includes languages and imagination (in addition to the senses and motor skills of infancy), but logical, operational thinking is not yet possible
  4. d Vygotsky's idea , temporary support that is tailored to a learner's needs and abilities and aimed at helping the learner master the next task in a given learning process
  5. e a characteristic of preoperational thought in which a young child ignores all attributes that are not apparent.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. cognitive development is embedded in a social context
    curious and observant
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  2. theorist focused on the social world of people when explaining cognitive development.
  3. the quality of being irreversible (once done it cannot be changed)
  4. a characteristic of preoperational thought in which a young child thinks that nothing changes. Whatever is now has always been and always will be
  5. a limited developmental phase when certain behaviors can be learned

5 True/False questions

  1. limitations of piaget's researchjust observing may have led him to underestimate what kids can do

          

  2. theory of mindthe idea that children attempt to explain everything they see and hear by constructing theories (where baby's come from)

          

  3. egocentrismPiaget's term for children's tendency to think about the world entirely from their own personal perspective

          

  4. social mediationa function of speech by which a person's cognitive skills are refined and extended through both formal instruction and casual conversation.

          

  5. apprentice in thinkingcognitive development between the ages of about 2 and 6; it includes languages and imagination (in addition to the senses and motor skills of infancy), but logical, operational thinking is not yet possible

          

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