1. During piagets preoperational stage of cognitive development________ thought frows as mental reasoning emerges
    a. symbolic
  2. If you put a cat mask on a dog, a preschooler will tell you that this dog is now a cat.  this is an example of which one of the limitations of the PREOPERATIONAL stage of cognitive development
    d. ability to conserve
  3. The primitive reasoning that preschoolers use to explore and draw conclusions about their world is known as
    c. intuitive thinking
  4. Piagets cognitive theory (qualitive, step theory) stresses the ___________ changes that occur in each stage, while the information processing approach views cognitive development as more__________.
    b. qualitative ; quantative
  5. Mishka wa sable to construct a model car with the help of his dad. His dad helped him to organize the pieces of the model and then showed him how to connect the firt 2 pieces.  soon mishda was working more and more independently.  This process is an example of VYGOTSKY'S concept of
    d. scaffolding
  6. Preschool children build their vocabularies at a rapid rate that requires that after the briefest encounter they can associate the word and it's meaning.  This process is known as
    b. fast mapping
  7. As Corey entered the large playroom at a school he repeated over and over, "There are lots of toys here," as if he were reassuring himself as he encountered this new enviroment. Talking to himself, Corey is demonstrating
    a. private speech
  8. Longitudinal research on economic standing and language develoment found a positive correlation between affluence an tiem interacting (talking) with children. this means that
    b. the more affluence the more time parents talked with their children
  9. The key to assuring effective, positive child care is to enroll the child in a _________ program
    c. high quality
  10. Which of the following is most likely to have the greatest influence on preschool children in the United States?

    d. watching television
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teca 2 chapter 9