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  1. piaget
  2. sensitive period
  3. critical period
  4. static reasoning
  5. apprentice in thinking
  1. a a characteristic of preoperational thought in which a young child thinks that nothing changes. Whatever is now has always been and always will be
  2. b a time when a certain development must happen if it is ever to happen
  3. c theorist that developed a series of stages in which an individual passes during cognitive development.
  4. d a limited developmental phase when certain behaviors can be learned
  5. e Vygotsky's term for a person whose cognition is stimulated and directed by older and more skilled members of society

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. just observing may have led him to underestimate what kids can do
  2. maturation of the brain's prefrontal cortex appears to be the reason for the age-related advance in children
  3. Piaget's term for children's tendency to think about the world entirely from their own personal perspective
  4. explosion
    extensive practice
  5. 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

5 True/False questions

  1. scaffoldingVygotsky'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


  2. overregulizationThe tendency to focus on just one feature of a problem, neglecting other important aspects.


  3. ZPD"zone of proximan development"- a range of tasks too difficult for the child to do alone but possible with the help of adults and more skilled peers


  4. language24 month (short sentences and limited vocab) 6 year old (understand and discuss almost anything)


  5. children as apprenticescognitive development is embedded in a social context
    curious and observant
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