developmental sequence

developmental sequence

Etymology: Fr, developper; L, sequi, to follow
the order in which structure and function change during the process of growth and development of an organism. See also ontogeny, phylogeny.
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Students' developmental sequence of negatives and their imperfect mastery over tense may have accounted for most errors.
The PAQ also appeared to be generally consistent with a developmental sequence, in that the students were able to perform better on Questions 1-13, which dealt with tangible object manipulation, but demonstrated more difficulty on the remaining questions, which focused on more advanced levels of play, including the use of symbols in play.
The process of gaining a childcare qualification must be rigorous and practitioners must leave with a clear understanding of child protection, nutritional standards, developmental sequence and a range of health and safety issues.
It contains 110 lessons featuring activities that follow the developmental sequence for teaching all levels of phonological awareness.
The chapter on "Paediatric pain" is a highlight of the text and describes the challenging assessment of pain in children, taking into account the developmental sequence of children's understanding of pain.
It has been more than fifty years since Victor Lowenfeld described a universal developmental sequence common in children's drawings.
These tasks and associated tensions are thought to emerge in a developmental sequence.
This action system is manifested in patterns of behavior, which are governed by deep-seated ontogenetic laws of developmental sequence
With an understanding of the developmental sequence through which children become aware of differences, adults can better teach children about diversity.
The developmental sequence of the first functional behavior in a newborn calf is not preprogrammed genetically but is determined by the actual circumstances of the newborn.
Amazingly, the development of the tactile fovea in the star closely follows the developmental sequence in the retinal fovea," says Catania.
Figure 3 shows a hypothesized nonlinear developmental sequence for these tasks depicted as a dendrogram, or tree-structured diagram.

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