Ch 12: Cognitive Development in Middle Childhood: Help and Review

About This Chapter

The Cognitive Development in Middle Childhood chapter of this Life Span Developmental Psychology Help and Review course is the simplest way to master an understanding of cognitive development in middle childhood. This chapter uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long, plus lesson quizzes and a chapter exam to ensure students learn the essentials of cognitive development in middle childhood.

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  • Students who have fallen behind in understanding intelligence theories or other concepts related to cognitive development in middle childhood
  • Students who struggle with learning disabilities or learning differences, including autism and ADHD
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  • Find videos in our course that cover what you need to learn or review.
  • Press play and watch the video lesson.
  • Refer to the video transcripts to reinforce your learning.
  • Test your understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
  • Verify you're ready by completing the Cognitive Development in Middle Childhood chapter exam.

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  • Study Efficiently: Skip what you know, review what you don't.
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Students will review:

This chapter helps students review the concepts in a cognitive development in middle childhood unit of a standard life span developmental psychology course. Topics covered include:

  • Concrete operational stage of child development
  • Attention, memory and meta-cognition development
  • Theory of multiple intelligences
  • Learning disorders and disabilities
  • Intrinsic and extrinsic motivation in education

11 Lessons in Chapter 12: Cognitive Development in Middle Childhood: Help and Review
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Concrete Operational Stage of Child Development: Piaget's Logical Principles

1. Concrete Operational Stage of Child Development: Piaget's Logical Principles

As children age, they begin to understand the world in new ways. In this lesson, we'll look at Piaget's concrete operational stage of development and cognitive gains made during that time, including classification, seriation, and transitivity.

Understanding Change in Middle Childhood: Reversibility & Reciprocity

2. Understanding Change in Middle Childhood: Reversibility & Reciprocity

As children grow and learn, they begin to understand the world in more and more complex ways. In this lesson, we'll examine cognitive developments made in middle childhood, including the concepts of reversibility and reciprocity.

Attention, Memory, and Meta-Cognition Development in Middle Childhood

3. Attention, Memory, and Meta-Cognition Development in Middle Childhood

As kids grow and age, their intellectual (or cognitive) skills develop as well. Watch this lesson to find out more about cognitive development in childhood, including the relationship between attention and memory, and the skill of meta-cognition.

Child Creativity and Intelligence

4. Child Creativity and Intelligence

What is an IQ score? What do these scores mean? What role does creativity play in a child's development? Explore these concepts with this lesson and test your knowledge with a quiz at the end.

What is Gardner's Theory of Multiple Intelligences?

5. What is Gardner's Theory of Multiple Intelligences?

Which types of intelligence do you identify with? As you watch this video on Gardner's theory of multiple intelligences, you'll learn that intelligence can be a diverse concept not limited to one area.

Sternberg's Triarchic Theory of Intelligence

6. Sternberg's Triarchic Theory of Intelligence

This lesson will help you understand the triarchic theory and the three types of intelligence proposed by Robert Sternberg: analytical, creative, and practical.

Learning Disabilities: How to Identify Children with a Learning Disability

7. Learning Disabilities: How to Identify Children with a Learning Disability

Identifying children with a learning disability can be tricky because it can be confused with a lack of interest in a school subject. In this lesson, we will look at how learning disabilities can be identified and the three most common learning disabilities: dyscalculia, dysgraphia and dyslexia.

Learning Disorders and Disabilities: Definition, Causes, Treatment and Diagnosis

8. Learning Disorders and Disabilities: Definition, Causes, Treatment and Diagnosis

Why do some students struggle to learn? What types of learning disabilities affect students? In this lesson, we'll look closely at three common learning disorders: dyslexia, dysgraphia, and dyscalculia.

Advanced Cognitive Development and Renzulli's Triad

9. Advanced Cognitive Development and Renzulli's Triad

In this lesson, we will explore advanced cognitive development in terms of a gifted child. We will also define what it means to be gifted and Joseph Renzulli's model of giftedness.

Intrinsic and Extrinsic Motivation in Education: Definition & Examples

10. Intrinsic and Extrinsic Motivation in Education: Definition & Examples

Intrinsic and extrinsic are the two types of motivation. Learn more about intrinsic and extrinsic motivation from definitions and examples, then test your knowledge with a quiz.

Cognitive Impairment in Children

11. Cognitive Impairment in Children

This lesson looks at what cognitive impairment in children is, and how it becomes an issue. The reasons why children become or are cognitively impaired - medical condition, accident, genetic cause or due to disease - and how parents can help are detailed.

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