Overt and covert verbal problem-solving strategies: developmental trends in use, awareness, and relations with task performance in children aged 5 to 17.

@article{Winsler2003OvertAC,
  title={Overt and covert verbal problem-solving strategies: developmental trends in use, awareness, and relations with task performance in children aged 5 to 17.},
  author={A. Winsler and J. Naglieri},
  journal={Child development},
  year={2003},
  volume={74 3},
  pages={
          659-78
        }
}
Age-related changes in children's use, self report, and awareness of verbal problem-solving strategies (private speech) and strategy effectiveness were explored with a large (N = 2,156) cross-sectional sample of children aged 5 to 17. Children's verbal strategies moved from overt, to partially covert, to fully covert forms with age. Self-reports of verbal strategy use were accurate yet incomplete. Awareness of children's use of verbal strategies was low and increased with age. Although verbal… Expand

Figures, Tables, and Topics from this paper

Self-regulatory speech during planning and problem-solving in children with SLI and their typically developing peers.
Preschool children's awareness of private speech
...
1
2
3
4
5
...

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 100 REFERENCES
Developmental and intellectual differences in self-report and strategy use.
Means to the goal of remembering: developmental changes in awareness of strategy use--performance relations.
How children choose among serial recall strategies.
Verbal self-regulation over time in preschool children at risk for attention and behavior problems.
Maternal Interaction, Private Speech, and Task Performance in Preschool Children.
Developmental changes in judgements of relative strategy effectiveness
Individual differences in children's strategic behaviors: Utilization deficiencies.
...
1
2
3
4
5
...