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ED 118:  Schooling and Multicultural Society FORM 3: HOW PEOPLE LEARN Name____________________________________________ DUE TUESDAY, JANUARY 22 Define the following terms from  How People Learn  and explain how they contribute to learning.  1. Development: Changes in children’s thinking, such as the development of languge, causal reastion and  rudimentary mathematical concepts 2. memory capacity: amount of mental space children have (M-space)  (the more mental space, the more they can retain information ) 3. clustering: a pervasive strategy used to improve memory performance, but organizing disparate pieces of  information into meaningful units. (organizing knowledge)  4. chunking: a method to remember more, by grouping together disparate elements into sets of letters,  numbers, or pictures that make sense to them.    5. Storytelling: crucial for growth of language skills and eventual independent reading. Initiates conversation 
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