EDUC 500 Quiz 2

  1. The term development refers to how people:
  2. According to Piaget, knowledge comes from which of the following:
  3. Seriation, an important task children learn during the concrete operational stage, is characterized by which ability?
  4. Continuous theories of development assume that development occurs:
  5. According to Piaget, the process of adjusting schemes in response to the environment by means of assimilation and accommodation is:
  6. Early literacy developments depend on:
  7. According to Piaget, assimilation occurs when:
  8. Piaget believed that children are born with an innate tendency to make sense of their own environments by creating:
  9. Piaget described cognitive development as a sequence of stages. Which of the following represents his stages in developmental order?
  10. Piaget’s theory of cognitive development proposes that:
  11. Dahlia’s toy is covered by a blanket, but the child does not remove the blanket to look for the toy because he believes the toy is gone. This scenario shows an infant’s inability to grasp which idea?
  12. Sometimes, when old ways of dealing with the world simply don’t work, a child might modify an existing scheme in light of new information or a new experience. This is a process called:
  13. Nicely often begins his lectures by presenting students with two ideas or observations that apparently conflict. He feels this method of presenting a paradox arouses students’ interest. From Piaget’s point of view, the teacher is making use of his students’ natural response to:
  14. Discontinuous theories of development focus on:
  15. Which cognitive characteristic is Athena showing when she plays hide and seek and pulls the drape over her head with the rest of her body showing believing no one will see her?
  16. Which of the following cognitive characteristics explains the difficulty preoperational children have with the beaker of water problem (conservation of volume.?
  17. Piaget’s view of cognitive development as a process in which children actively build systems of meaning and understanding of reality through their experience and interactions is known as:
  18. Two‐year‐old Lizzie encounters a squirrel and calls it “mouse.” Which of Piaget’s terms best describes her thinking?
  19. In the formal operational stage, the preadolescent is beginning to think:
  20. Knowledge and skills relating to reading that children usually develop from experience with books and other print media before the beginning of formal reading instruction in school is known as:
  21. Max, a preschooler, explains that a sandwich cut into four pieces is more than a sandwich cut in half, demonstrating which characteristic common in the preoperational stage?
  22. Transitivity involves the ability to:
  23. A student knows that if 2 + 5 = 7, then 7‐5 = 2. This requires which of the following cognitive characteristics?
  24. The formal operational stage emerges:
  25. Which of the following is most likely to help a concrete operational child solve conceptual problems?
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