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Essay: Vygotsky's Theories and the Personal Implications for My Teaching

This was one of the few education units I did that I would consider to be “not a waste of time”. It looked at Educational Psychology, so concepts like theories of learning and brain development. mais 1.614 palavras

Assignment

PSYB3 - CHILD COGNITIVE DEVELOPMENT - THE APPROACHES OF VYGOTSKY, THE NATIVIST AND SIEGLER

Vygotsky’s approach

  • A sociocultural approach
  • Child is an apprentice
  • Culture plays an important role in the development of cognition
  • Skills of reading, writing and being ale to recall and use large amounts of information are largely culture specific skills…
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Psychology

Mentors

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

Lace Knitting

The Mediation of Learning: When Tools Become Meaningful - A Posthuman Meditation

After a little bit of a break I am back to my writing/thinking about posthuman approaches to understanding higher education learning.  In the previous post… mais 651 palavras

Higher Education

Vygotsky -- Zone of Proximal Development

Psychologist Lev Vygotsky introduced “Zone of Proximal Development” (ZPD) which is a concept that differentiates what a learner can do on their own versus what they can do with aided help. mais 384 palavras

Four Things Parents Can Learn From the Psychologist Lev Vygotsky

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

Children's Learning