20_motivation - Lecture Activity #8 Summary Main Points...

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Lecture Activity #8 Summary Main Points T.O.M. = other people can have ideas and beliefs other than your own Children go through a roughly universal progression developing sense of self, by broadening their relationships and developing social cognition Best way to encourage a child's self concept and social cognition: encourage other perspectives , attend to nonverbal cues and discuss emotions and beliefs As children mature, their self-perception becomes increasingly abstract I am a ballerina vs I am an elegant inspiration
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Lecture Activity #8 Summary Main Points As kids develop their self-concept their ideas about who they are affect their skills, competencies, values, and goals . These ideas stem from what they believe they excel at and from others opinions about them. Self-concept seems to have a direct relationship to self-handicapping ; you have to let kids fail in order for them to learn and grow otherwise children will struggle to develop their self-concept Novel Info As teachers we need to help children develop their sense of self by giving them opportunities that will allow them to grow Intentionality - realizing that there is a reason for peoples behavior and adult actions have purpose. Possession awareness - to know what is yours, that something can actually be yours
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Lecture Activity #8 Summary Muddy Point At what age does social handicapping become significant ? Is a drop in self-esteem in middle school biological or socialized? Is ID development sequential or do we jump around (Marcia)? How does a child finally realize they are the person in the mirror ? Is it just that one day they know or do they sometime know and sometimes don't until they always remember it is themselves? When developing or considering theory of mind, how do people know this ? Kids are young and their thoughts are fleeting so how do we know this about their thought process?
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Motivation Agenda Intrinsic/Extrinsic Diversity Attributions Emotion & Identity
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This note was uploaded on 11/27/2011 for the course EPSY 236 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign.

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