Intro to F&CS
A. Communication & Exploration
1. My academic advisor is Frank Leggett. His office is located in the Alexander
2. www.fashionmingle.net is a site that combines business, social networking, and
Phonemic Awareness Acknowledgement of sounds and words.
*This can be done for hearing/speaking*
The ability to break down words and hear spearate and/ or different sounds and to distinguish
among the sounds one hears.
Phonics The connection between the so
In utero, the brain develops rapidly, and an infant is born with essentially all of the nerve cells it
will ever have; brain development is particularly rapid during the third trimester. However, after
birth, neural connections must form in order for the
Developmental Goals Statements that tell the "why" of the activity. The are more specific than
Motivation A method of gaining children's attention.
Closure Refers to how an activity will end.
Conditions of Preformance A list of what materia
Program Goals Broad statements of purpose that state the desired end result of education What is to be achieved.
Content & Process-Centered Approach A teaching philosophy in which learning is seen as a
constant process of exploring and questioning the env
Sensory and perceptual development Newborn infants can and do respond to a wide range of
environmental stimuli. All human senses function to some degree at birth; touch is the most
highly developed and vision is the least developed sense. At the age of 3
Strategic Integration When information is carefully combined with what the learner already
knows and understands to produce a more generalizable, higher order skill.
Background Knowledge The basic knowledge most children bring to their learning experience
Impaired performance. Impaired performance, the inability to handle effectively a task at hand,
can be a consequence of stress. For example, a student called to the front of the class to
demonstrate a geometry theorem on the chalkboard may be embarrassed
Folk Tales / Fairy Tales Adventures with Animals and humans and the supernatural characterize
Fables Animals that act like humans are featured in these stories.
Myths Stories about events from the earliest times, such as the origin of the w
Learning is a relatively permanent behavioral change that occurs as the result of experience.
The several types of learning differ from one another in the procedures and elements needed to
produce learning. To understand learning, it is important to estab
Operant conditioning is so named because the subject operates on the environment. An early
theory of operant conditioning, proposed by Edward Thorndike, used the name instrumental
learning because the response is instrumental in obtaining the reward. (Bot
Classical (Pavlovian) conditioning, first studied by Ivan Pavlov, is a fourstep learning procedure
involving reflexes. Pavlov became curious about the fact that some of his laboratory dogs began
salivating before food actually was in their mouths. He then
assessment A process that involves observing, recording, and documenting children's individual
capabilities over time. This information is the basis for curriculum decisions when planning for
one child or groups.
developmental milestones Characteristics a
My career interest is to be an entrepreneur. I would like to be in a partnership that I have already
began, and have many branches of businesses under it. Apparel design is just one of the many
outlets that we want to
Human Sciences Philosophy
Human Sciences is the study and interpretation of the actions, experiences, and social constructs
of human beings. The study of Human Sciences as a whole is an attempt to enlighten human
beings about knowle
The five stages of the writing process: Prewriting, writing, revising, editing and publishing.
Fact Something that is trueand can be proved.
Opinion Something that a person believes thinks or feels.
Figurative Language Language that uses creative or poeti