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Unformatted text preview: Adrienne Fenton TE150 Reflections on Learning Assignment 2 Due Tuesday Sept 13th To prepare for our next classes discussion, complete the following (Remember, all assignments must be in your own words, printed out, and turned in at class to receive credit). Answer each underlined question from Part 1 AND Part 2. Part 1 A. Read Gentner: “The Development of Relational Category Knowledge” (pp. 8-34 in Course Pack) B. Why is it difficult for a young child to understand the relation between a dachshund chasing a mouse and a shark chasing a salmon, while a high school student could easily understand this comparison? What type of shift do you think is occurring (a shift from _____ thinking to ________thinking)? Your answer to B: It is difficult for children to understand the relationship between a dachshund chasing a moue and a shark chasing a salmon versus a high school student understanding this comparison because a common way for children to learn is from past events and knowledge that they already have. Considering that a way for children to learn is from past events and knowledge that they already have....
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This note was uploaded on 09/30/2011 for the course TE 150 taught by Professor Palmer during the Fall '08 term at Michigan State University.
- Fall '08