Define intelligence and explain how it is assessed.

Select any two of the questions below. For each, write a short-answer, 1- to 2-paragraph (250–350 words) response that reflects your learning this week. Be sure to include references to the required Learning Resources and examples from your own experience where applicable.

Use MS Word, or a compatible word-processing software suite such as OpenOffice, to write your responses. Submit your answers to both questions in one ".doc" or ".rtf" file.

Copy and paste each question within the document so that your Instructor can see which question you are responding to.
Chapter 9 introduces several major issues surrounding learning disabilities. Describe the characteristics and possible causes associated with either attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) or autism spectrum disorders (ASD). Then, explain at least two specific educational approaches or techniques that can be used to help children with disabilities learn.

Define intelligence and explain how it is assessed. Then, briefly describe how Sternberg’s triarchic theory and Gardner’s eight frames of mind are both similar and different in their conceptions of intelligence.

Explain the concepts of gender stereotypes, gender similarities and differences, and gender-role classification with respect to their implications for the emotional and personality development of children during middle and late childhood.

Identify either the five peer statuses or the six functions of friendships for children in middle and late childhood. Then, explain the long-term implications of either peer status or friendships for the socioemotional health of children.

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