How Children Understand Change: Reversibility, Transformation Thought & Static Thought


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Growth and change of thinking skills is called:

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1. Understanding that things can be reversed is called:

2. Believing that the world is always the same is called:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet are designed to help you evaluate your knowledge of specific aspects of cognitive development in children. If you want to do well on this quiz, you should know terms used to describe the change in thinking of children in early childhood.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • The terms used to describe:
    • Growth and change in thinking skills
    • Understanding that things can be reversed
    • The belief that the world is always the same
    • Understanding the idea of change
    • The time between the ages of two and seven

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson regarding how children understand and process change
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast static reasoning and transformative reasoning
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as early childhood and cognitive development

Additional Learning

To learn more about this type of development, look at the associated lesson called How Children Understand Change: Reversibility, Transformation Thought & Static Thought. The following objectives can be applied to this lesson:

  • Describe changes in cognitive development during early childhood
  • Examine real-life scenarios of cognitive development
  • Discuss how children move from static reasoning to transformative reasoning