Rousing Minds to Life: Teaching, Learning, and Schooling in Social Context / Edition 1

Rousing Minds to Life: Teaching, Learning, and Schooling in Social Context / Edition 1

by Roland G. Tharp, Ronald Gallimore
     
 

ISBN-10: 052140603X

ISBN-13: 9780521406031

Pub. Date: 03/28/2002

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Addressing widespread discontent with contemporary schooling, a unified theory of education is proposed that integrates the Vygotskian tradition-- to rouse minds to life through the development of discourse ability.

Overview

Addressing widespread discontent with contemporary schooling, a unified theory of education is proposed that integrates the Vygotskian tradition-- to rouse minds to life through the development of discourse ability.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521406031
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
03/28/2002
Edition description:
REPRINT
Pages:
317
Product dimensions:
6.69(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments; Introduction; Part I. Teaching, Schooling, and Literacy: A Unified Theory of Education: 1. The redefinition of teaching and schooling; 2. A theory of teaching as assisted performance; 3. The means of assisting performance; 4. The social organization of assisted performance; 5. Language, literacy, and thought; Part II. Practice: 6. A school organized for teaching: the Kamehameha Elementary Education Program; 7. The activity setting of the instructional conversation: developing word and discourse meaning; 8. The orchestration of activity settings: learning and social interaction in the whole group and independent centers; 9. The interpsychological plane of teacher training; 10. Assisting teacher performance through the ZPD: a case study; 11. The intrapsychological plane of teacher training: the internalization of higher-order teaching skills; 12. The schools in mind and society; References; Author index; Subject index.

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