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    Much of the research related to second language acquisition indicates that linguistically diverse children learn higher-level cognitive skills best in a social context - through talking, writing, reading and listening. What implications do these findings have on the way classrooms are organized?

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    Higher Level Cognitive Skills are Best Learned in a Social Context

    Much of the research related to second language acquisition indicates that linguistically diverse children learn higher-level cognitive skills best in a social context - through talking, writing, reading, and listening. There are many implications regarding these findings regarding and the way classrooms are organized. The main idea suggested by this research is that teachers need to create a caring community of learners if they want to encourage, nurture, and cultivate higher learning cognitive skills in their students.

    Educational settings tend to be a community for children outside of the home, and the character of their educational community is very influential in development throughout a child's educational career. As we learned from the statement before this question, much of the research related to second language acquisition indicates that linguistically diverse children learn higher-level cognitive skills best in a social context - through talking, writing, reading, and listening. This research suggests that if students work together in a classroom setting where they are allowed to communicate by listening, talking, reading, and writing in order to solve a problem, they will increase their higher-level cognitive skills.

    How children expect to be treated and how they treat others is significantly shaped by the way they interact in their childhood, and a big part of this interaction takes place in the educational setting. In developmentally appropriate practice and best practice, practitioners create and foster a "community of learners" that supports all children to develop and learn. The implications of the research are that providing opportunities for positive social-based group ...

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    Higher Level Cognitive Skills are Best Learned in a Social Context

    Much of the research related to second language acquisition indicates that linguistically diverse children learn higher-level cognitive skills best in a social context - through talking, writing, reading, and listening. There are many implications regarding these findings regarding and the way classrooms are organized. The main idea suggested by this research is that teachers need to create a caring community of learners if they want to encourage, nurture, and cultivate higher learning cognitive skills in their students.

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