ERIC Number: EJ572813
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: 0
The Development of Early Symbolization: Educational Implications.
Deloache, Judy S.; Uttal, David H.; Pierroutsakos, Sophia L.
Learning and Instruction, v8 n4 p325-39 Aug 1998
Research on young children and their understanding and use of models indicates that they have particular difficulty understanding and using symbols that are in themselves interesting objects (have dual representation). Implications for the use of symbols for educational purposes are discussed, reviewing several commonly used symbolic objects. (SLD)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme issues titled "Cognitive Development: Steps En Route to Educationally Relevant Developmental Cognitive Science." Research supported by Grant HD-25271 from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development.