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Chapter 3 Slavin Educational Psychology
Chapter 3 Vocab Terms
Development of dexterity of the fine muscles of the hand
Small Muscle Development
Development of motorskkills such as running or throwing, which involve the limbs and large muscles
Large Muscle Development
Knowledge and skills relating to reading that chlidren usually develop from experience with books and other print media before the beginning of formal reading instruction in school.
People who are equal in age or status
Actions that show respect and caring for others
Play that occurs alone
Play in which children engage in the same activity side by side but with very little interaction or mutual influence.
Play that is much like parallel play but with increased levels of interaction in the form of sharing, turn-taking, and general interest in what others are doing
Play in which children join together to achieve a common goal.
Instruction in the background skills and knowledge that prepare children for formal teaching later.
Programs that are designed to prepare disadvantaged children for intry into kindergarten and first grade.
Compensatory Preschool Programs
A person's perception of his or her own strengths, weaknesses, abilities, attitudes, and values.
Value each of us places on our own characteristivs, abilities, and behaviors.
The process of
oneself to others to gather information and to evaluate and judge one's abilities, attitudes and conduct.
Developmental stage at which a person becomes capable of reproduction. (they get pubes)
The tendency to analyze oneself and one's own thoughts.
An adolescent's premature
of an identity based on parental choices, not on his or her own.
Inability to develop a clear direction or sense of self
Experimentation with occupational and ideological choices without definite commitment.
A state of consolidation reflecting conscious, clear-cut decisions concerning occupation and ideology