Learning for Life in the 21st Century: Sociocultural Perspectives on the Future of Education / Edition 1

Learning for Life in the 21st Century: Sociocultural Perspectives on the Future of Education / Edition 1

by Gordon Wells
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0631223312

ISBN-13: 9780631223313

Pub. Date: 06/18/2002

Publisher: Wiley

United by the belief that the most significant factor in shaping the minds of young people is the cultural setting in which learning takes place, the twenty eminent contributors to this volume present new thinking on education across the boundaries of school, home, work and community.

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United by the belief that the most significant factor in shaping the minds of young people is the cultural setting in which learning takes place, the twenty eminent contributors to this volume present new thinking on education across the boundaries of school, home, work and community.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780631223313
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
06/18/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
314
Product dimensions:
6.85(w) x 9.70(h) x 0.92(d)

Table of Contents

1. Sociocultural Perspectives on the Future of Education: Gordon Wells And Guy Claxton.

2. Education for the Learning Age: A Sociocultural Approach to Learning to Learn: Guy Claxton.

3. Becoming the Village Education Across Lives: Jay L. Lemke.

4. The Gift of Confidence: A Vygotskian View of Emotions: Holbrook Mahn and Vera John-Steiner.

5. From Activity to Directivity: The Question of Involvement in Education: Pablo Del Río and Amelia Álvarez.

6. Sociocultural Perspectives on Assessment: Caroline Gipps.

7. Teaching, Learning and Development: A Post-Vygotskian Perspective: Anna Stetsenko And Igor Arievitch.

8. Emerging Learning Narratives: A Perspective from Early Childhood Education: Margaret Carr.

9. Semiotic Mediation and Mental Development in Pluralistic Societies: Some Implications for Tomorrow's Schooling: Ruqaiya Hasan.

10. Learning to Argue and Reason Through Discourse in Educational Settings: Clotilde Pontecorvo And Laura Sterponi.

11.Developing Dialogues: Neil Mercer.

12. Supporting Students' Learning of Significant Mathematical Ideas: Paul Cobb And Kay Mcclain.

13. A Developmental Teaching Approach to Schooling: Seth Chaiklin.

14. Standards for Pedagogy: Research, Theory and Practive: Stephanie Stoll Dalton and Roland G. Tharp.

15. Enquiry as an Orientation for Learning, Teaching and Teacher Education: Gordon Wells.

16. Can a School Community Learn to Master Its Own Future? : An Activity-Theoretical Study of Expansive Learning Among Middle School Teachers: Yrjö Engeström, Ritva Engeström and Arja Suntio.

17. Cultural Historical Activity Theory and the Expantion of Opportunities for Learning After School: Katherine Brown And Michael Cole.

18. Building a Community of Educators Versus Effecting Conceptual Change in Individual Students: Multicaultural Education for Preservice Teachers: Eugene Matusov And Renée Hayes.

19.Organising Excursions into Specialist Discourse Communities: A Sociocultural Account of University Teaching: Andy Northedge.

20. Afterword: Luis C. Moll.

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