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Vocabulary words and concepts from the RICA preparation guide by Chee

Assimilation A process of storing information that occurs when the new information or meaning is stored in one of the existing knowledge structures in Long Term Memory.
Accommodation A process of storing new information that occurs when a new knowledge category or structure needs to be created in order to store new information.
4 to 6 The amount of units or chunks of information that your Short Term Memory can handle at any given moment.
Piaget talks about these terms assimilation and accommodation
The amount of time most humans can hold information in the STM 10 seconds
Piaget's 4 Stages of Cognitive Development Sensori-Motor, Pre-Operational, Concrete Operational, Formal Operational
"Spiral Curriculum" Developmentally appropriate instruction in which the same or similar concepts, skills, and strategies are re-introduced in later grades, using increasingly more complex modes of representation and thinking.
Created by: jessicavitela1