There is a Russian theorist, who theorizes that all people have what he calls the Zone of Proximal Development (ZPD). ZPD is “the distance between the actual developmental level as determined by independent problem solving and the level of potential development as determined through problem solving under adult guidance or in collaboration with more capable peers” (Vygotsky, 1978b, p. mais 700 palavras
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There are lots of different educational philosophies out there for parents to navigate: Waldorf, Montessori, Charlotte Mason, Reggio Emilio, etc.
Now there’s a new kid on the block: the Vygotskian approach, which is used in the increasingly popular preschool curriculum… mais 812 palavras
Classroom based research is crucial for the development of pedagogical theories which inform educator’s practice. What follows is a brief explanation of my research into dialogic theories of learning related to textual analysis in philosophy and theology (called RE throughout) carried out at the University of Cambridge. mais 1.404 palavras