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Vygotsky's theory of cognitive development emphasizes the effects of these 2 contexts on children's thinking.
Children's self-directed speech
Purpose of private speech.
Questioning, prompting, and suggesting strategies used by those who are more knowledgeable to keep tasks within a child's range of this.
Sharing viewpoints to arrive at a mutual understanding of a task
True or False: This theory allows for an individualistic view of the developing child in addition to the social and cultural aspects..
The acquisition of this skill enables children to make dramatic gains in dialogging with others, mastering cultural competencies, reasoning, and problem solving.
True or False: Tasks selected for children's learning are the same across cultures, leading to similar continuous changes in cognition.
Vygotsky emphasized the social and cultural experiences but neglected this aspect of cognitive development.
Children construct their understandings with assistance from:
Regulating the amount of help a child is given by an adult based on their current competency, gradually turning the responsibility over to the child.
When children actively acquire new skills while working alongside a more expert participant.

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