Extra Credit and Study Guide for Final

Extra Credit and Study Guide for Final - Stephanie Vargas...

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Stephanie Vargas Garcia Prof. Dr. Evelyn Diaz Due Date: April 20, 2011 Extra Credit Exploring Lifespan Development Chapters 9-19 Chapter 9 Piaget’s Stage of Development – middle childhood and what its characteristics are Concrete Operational Stage Is approximately from 7 to 11 years old and, during this period thought is more about logical, organized and flexible than the early childhood. Characteristic 1. Conservation Provides clear evidence of operations – mental actions that obey logical rules. Decentration allows you to focus on several aspects of a problem at once and relate them. Reversibility is the ability to mentally go through a series of steps in a problem and then reverse the direction, returning to the starting point. 2. Classification Pass Piaget’s Class inclusion problem They are more ware of grouping objects into hierarchies’ classification and sub- classifications. Collections. 3. Seriation Order item depending on the quantitative dimension such as length or weight. Transitive Inference is the ability to perform seriation mentally. 4. Spatial Reasoning Cognitive Maps and Directions is when their mental representation of familiar large scale spaces, such as their neighborhood or school. From early childhood is a landmark, from 8-10 is landmark along organized route of travel, and, by the end of middle childhood is an overall of lager scale space. Gardner’s Multiple Intelligence Defines intelligence in terms of dintic sets of processing operations that permits individuals to engage in a wide range of culturally valued activities. Dismissing the idea of gerenal intelligence. Gardner propose 8 independent intelligences, each one has an unique biological basis, a distintc course of development, and differents expert performences. 1. Linguistic – Sound, rhythem, meanig of word and funtions of language. (Expert Performance - Poet, journalist)
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2. Logico Mathematical – Capacity to detect, logical or numerical patterns; handle long chains of logical reasoning. (Expert Performance - Mathematician) 3. Musical – Produce and appreciate pitch, rhythm, and aesthetic quality of the form of musical expressiviness. (Expert Performance – Instrumentalist, composer) 4. Spatial – Perceive the visual-spatial worldacurately, transformations on those perseptions, and re-create aspevts of visual ecpiriance in the absence of revelat stimuli. (Expert Performance – Sculptor, navigator) 5. Bodily-Kinesthetic – Use body skillfully for expressive as well as goal-directed purpose; to handle objects skillfully. (Expert Performance – Dancer, athlete) 6. Naturalist – Recognize and classify all varieties of animals, minerals, and plants. (Expert Performance - Biologist)
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