Chapter 6: Culture and Diversity
Socioeconomic status (SES)
SES and achievement
There is a moderate correlation between socioeconomic status and academic achievement.
High-SES students of all eth
Chapter 4: Learner Differences and Learner Needs
Advantages of labels
Disadvantages of labels
Chapter 1: Learning, Teaching, and Educational Psychology
No Child Left Behind (NCLB)
1. Collage and career ready students: students are prepared for college or a career.
2. Great teachers and leaders in every school: focus is on qua
Chapter 2: Cognitive Development
Physical how the body changes; two components which are fine motor (small muscle, ie.
pincer grasp) and gross motor (ie. running, jumping)
Personal changes in the individuals per
Chapter 9: Complex Cognitive Processes
Metacognition literally means cognition about cognitionor thinking about thinking.
Involves declarative, procedural, and self-regulatory knowledge.
Individual differences in metaco
Chapter 5: Language Development, Language Diversity, and Immigrant Education
Language and cultural differences
o Cultures create words for the concepts that are important to them.
Children develop language as t
Developmental Matrix Example
Students at each
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in pretend play
Speak in complete
Chapter 3: The Self, Social, and Moral Development
*Play, recess and physical activities are important to children and adolescents because:
Chapter 8: Cognitive Views of Learning
Elements of Cognitive Perspective
Knowledge in Cognition
Information Processing Memory
Chapter 7: Learning and Motivation
Learning occurs when experience causes a change in a persons knowledge or behavior.
Does not include maturation or temporary conditions like hunger or illness.