Piagent’s concepts of assimilation and accommodation

Question #1: Explain how the process of construction is often involved in long-term memory storage. Illustrate your explanation with a concrete example.


Question #2: Describe what contemporary psychologists mean by the terms schema, script, personal theory, and worldview and explain how each of these can influence learning and memory. Use concrete examples to illustrate your discussion.


Question #3: As a teacher, you want your classroom assessments to help students learn class subject matter more effectively. With the textbook’s discussion of classroom assessment practices in mind, describe three strategies you can use to help your assessments become valuable learning tools for your students.


Question #4: Describe Piagent’s concepts of assimilation and accommodation, showing how they are different processes but also how they are related to each other. Give an example that illustrates each of the two processes.