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Synonyms for growth

Synonyms for growth

(biology) the process of an individual organism growing organically

a progression from simpler to more complex forms

vegetation that has grown

the gradual beginning or coming forth

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(pathology) an abnormal proliferation of tissue (as in a tumor)

something grown or growing

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As a result, Perry's efforts to pinpoint aspects of the cognitive process have helped college level educators rediscover the importance of the developmental steps in order to evaluate cognitive growth.
The RCQ more closely measured the cognitive work of a counselor because it required the participant to describe personality traits and relational dynamics of a peer, but the authors suggested a more client-specific instrument might better capture more relevant cognitive growth of counseling students.
As previously mentioned, a child's early cognitive growth and development is at risk when parents do not plan for preschool attendance, literature and technology accessibility, and cultural exposure (Lee and Burkam 2002).
Items from Cognitive Growth Fostering include, "Caregiver uses both verbal description and modeling simultaneously in teaching any part of the task" and "Caregiver focuses attention and child's attention on the task.
The 12-step program provides several of Sprinthall's (1994) conditions for cognitive growth.
In summary, three key aspects of Piaget's theory of cognitive growth include sequential stages, intentionality of the individual as "equilibrium-seeking," and a culture-neutral lens.
and they urge evaluators to create questions that identify learning outcomes and cognitive growth.
Baker and Gerler (2001) noted that the goal of developmental guidance is "to promote emotional, social, and cognitive growth while preventing problems in the lives of young people" (p.
The caregivers' responsibilities include sensitivity to cues, alleviation of distress, social-emotional growth fostering, and cognitive growth fostering.
So some cognitive growth was occurring, but only in some participants, making individual characteristics a likely mitigating factor.
Knowing and Understanding Students Competent music teachers have knowledge and understanding of students' physical, social and cognitive growth and their past musical experiences.
Most cognitive growth occurs when campers are faced with new, somewhat difficult circumstances.
They are particularly well-suited for kids with disabilities as tools for both motor skills and cognitive growth.
Chapters include: adolescents in social context; adolescents in theoretical context; adolescents in ethnic context; sexual maturation and physical growth; body image; traditional views of cognitive growth -- Piaget and Elkind; intelligence, information processing, and decision making; self-concept, identity, ethnicity, and gender; sexual values, behavior, and education; adolescent society, culture, and subculture; social development, relationships, dating, nonmarital cohabitation, and marriage; development of moral judgment, character, values, beliefs, and behavior; adolescents and their families; divorced, parent-absent, and blended families; education and school; work and vocation; adolescent alienation; and substance abuse, addiction, and dependency.
One of the dilemmas the Getty Education Institute confronted each time it identified a new and influential constituency to convince of the value of arts in education was how to present persuasive arguments that were compelling without compromising the integrity of why the arts should be taught for their own contributions to cognitive growth.
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