Behaviourism/social learning theory, Maturational theory, Social Constructivism, Cognitive and Brain development.

1. Who considered the environment cited by Lindon as ‘a set of nested structures, each inside the next, like a set of Russian Dolls’?

  • Bruner
  • Piaget
  • Bronfenbrenner
  • Vygotsky
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2. A schema is?

  • An idea about an object
  • A scheme for play
  • The grouping of a set of ideas that children use to understand their environment
  • A method of learning through discovery

3. Bruner (1950s) believed that?

  • Children are active learners needing first-hand experience, that children’s development is supported through scaffolding.
  • Adults involved in the care of children have very little impact on development.
  • That development is universal and sequential.
  • Adults involved in the care of children have a significant impact on development

4. Who believed that children actively seek to understand their environment rather than the environment shaping the child?

  • Piaget
  • Gesell
  • Bruner
  • Bronfenbrenner

5. Who devised the Maturational theory?

  • Albert Bandura
  • Jean Piaget
  • Arnold Gesell
  • Lev Vygotsky

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