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5 Matching questions

  1. conservation
  2. scaffolding
  3. overregulization
  4. children as apprentices
  5. irreversibility
  1. a 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
  2. b the quality of being irreversible (once done it cannot be changed)
  3. c the principle (which Piaget believed to be a part of concrete operational reasoning) that properties such as mass, volume, and number remain the same despite changes in the forms of objects
  4. d cognitive development is embedded in a social context
    curious and observant
    ask questions
  5. e Occurs when grammatical rules are incorrectly generalized to irregular cases where they do not apply. Example: "I hitted the ball."

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a function of speech by which a person's cognitive skills are refined and extended through both formal instruction and casual conversation.
  2. the internal dialogue that occurs when people talk to themselves (either silently or out loud)
  3. a characteristic of preoperational thought in which a young child thinks that nothing changes. Whatever is now has always been and always will be
  4. theorist that developed a series of stages in which an individual passes during cognitive development.
  5. after learning a word children use it to describe other objects in the same category

5 True/False questions

  1. languagetheorist that developed a series of stages in which an individual passes during cognitive development.


  2. theory of mindAn awareness that other people's thoughts are different from your own


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


  4. guided participationthe process by which people learn from others who guide their experiences and explorations


  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