5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- social mediation
- guided participation
- apprentice in thinking
- a the process by which people learn from others who guide their experiences and explorations
- b Vygotsky's term for a person whose cognition is stimulated and directed by older and more skilled members of society
- c "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
- d the idea that children attempt to explain everything they see and hear by constructing theories (where baby's come from)
- e a function of speech by which a person's cognitive skills are refined and extended through both formal instruction and casual conversation.
5 Multiple choice questions
- a characteristic of preoperational thought in which a young child thinks that nothing changes. Whatever is now has always been and always will be
- 24 month (short sentences and limited vocab) 6 year old (understand and discuss almost anything)
- a time when a certain development must happen if it is ever to happen
- The process by which children map a word onto an underlying concept after only one exposure to the word.
- 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
5 True/False questions
overregulization → The tendency to focus on just one feature of a problem, neglecting other important aspects.
limitations of piaget's research → just observing may have led him to underestimate what kids can do
sensitive period → a limited developmental phase when certain behaviors can be learned
the basic language learning → explosion
focus on appearance → The process by which children map a word onto an underlying concept after only one exposure to the word.