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PHSC 3213 Ch. 2

Words to know for PHSC 3213 Chapter 2: Constructing Science Experiments

scientific concepts represented by a systematically organized body of knowledge and are usually learned through formal instruction.
psychological tools the culturally developed signs used in mental and social activities; examples are letters, words, numbers, speech, and pictures.
semantic mediation the transformation of lower forms of mental behavior to higher forms of mental behavior through the use of signs.
zone of proximal development the gap between a child's current level of development and potential level of development when supported by collaboration with a more capable peer.
scaffolding when an adult first structures a learning task and then provides the dialogue needed to guide a child's successful participation in that task.
paradigm a typical viewpoint or ideal example that provides a model for all related processes or systems.
constructivism an approach to teaching based on research about how people learn.
convergent questions questions asked with predetermined answers in mind.
divergent questions questions that do not have single answers, and are used to promote discussion, and allow for creative thinking.
direct instruction a teacher-centered, well-structured approach to teaching.
Created by: laurenberdin