EDU 145-Module 1
Define the following terms or concepts. Use the textbook, index of the textbook, links, and lecture notes. Each answer is worth 5 points. Submit through Moodle. Label the document FirstNameLastNameDefinitions and Concepts
Developmentally appropriate practice- education that focuses on the typical development patterns of children (age appropriateness) as well as the uniqueness of each child (individual appropriateness).
Theory- interrelated, coherent set of ideas that helps to explain and make predictions.
Literacy- critical thinking skills include the capacity to read, write, listen, and talk, as well as the ability to comprehend material.
Information processing- emphasizes that individuals manipulate information, monitor it, and strategize about it. Just the process of memory and thinking.
Fine motor skills- involve finely tuned movements, such as finger dexterity.
Gross motor skills- involve large-muscle activities, such as walking.
Autonomy- statement of independence; an individual's ability to act alone.
Self-concept- domain- specific evaluations of the self.
Self-esteem- the global evaluative dimension of the self. Self-esteem is also referred to as self-worth or self-image.
Social development- refers to changes in relationships with others.
Cognitive development- changes in mental abilities, such as learning, memory, reasoning, thinking, an