A Vision of Vygotsky / Edition 1

A Vision of Vygotsky / Edition 1

by Joan Wink, Leann G. Putney, LeAnn G. Putney
     
 

Vygotsky (1896-1934) was a Jewish Russian Marxist psychologist whose work, focusing on consciousness, has been influential in educational circles. In this volume, Wink (California State U.) and Putney (U. of Nevada-Las Vegas) introduce students of education and psychology to Vygotskian theories of language, teaching, learning, and development. Annotation c. Book News,… See more details below

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Vygotsky (1896-1934) was a Jewish Russian Marxist psychologist whose work, focusing on consciousness, has been influential in educational circles. In this volume, Wink (California State U.) and Putney (U. of Nevada-Las Vegas) introduce students of education and psychology to Vygotskian theories of language, teaching, learning, and development. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780321082404
Publisher:
Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Publication date:
09/28/2001
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
7.12(w) x 9.26(h) x 0.55(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction
Pt. 1Why Vygotsky?1
Why Do We Do What We Do?1
Thought at the Turn of the Century: 19002
Thought at the Turn of the Century: 20003
Evolution of Thought: 1900 to 20004
1Theorizing Theories and Thinking Thoughts7
Why We Juxtapose Theories and Theorists8
Searching for a New Psychology21
Multiple Perspective for Multiple Realities35
Pt. 2Three Principal Principles39
2Thought and Language41
Thinking about Words41
The Vygotskian Venn Diagram42
Expanding the Venn Diagram43
Cognitive Development and Language47
Framework for Critical Praxis55
3Sociocultural Teaching and Learning60
Two Senses of the Term Social60
Socioculturally Learning and Developing62
Classrooms as Cultures64
The Puzzle of Pedro65
Sam: A Teaching Time Line71
The Sociocultural and Pedagogical Puzzle72
The Pedagogical and Political Puzzle73
Manuel: To Name, to Reflect Critically, to Act74
What Oscar Taught Retta76
Blame the Victim76
Structure for Success77
Library Mapping81
4The Zone of Proximal Development (ZPD)85
What is the Zone of Proximal Development?86
Visualizing the ZPD87
What Is Development?87
Interpersonal-Intrapersonal Communication91
Scientific and Spontaneous Concepts91
Performance before Competence95
What Are Funds of Knowledge?97
Expanding the ZPD in Schools102
Cognitively Slipping in the Zone110
Children at Play112
Assessment and ZPD114
Pt. 3A Construction of Community117
Faltis's Framework117
5Intersubjectivity, Intertextuality, Intercontextuality, and Consequential Progressions123
A Cognitive Coathook: Missing the Plane for New York124
Demonstrating Complex Constructs125
Social: Two Senses of Meaning126
InterS: Intersubjectivity128
InterS [is congruent to] InterT + InterC132
InterT: Intertextuality132
InterC: Intercontextuality134
Consequential Progressions135
The Bill of Rights and Responsibilities137
Implications for Pull-Out Programs142
6Beyond Vygotsky147
A Definition of Terms Used148
Related Terms154
7Mentoring: Vygotsky's Vision Extended156
Cultural Competency for Transformative Education157
Gallavan Cultural Competencies Model158
Serendipitous Meeting of Minds: LeAnn Reflects160
LeAnn's Journal Reflection Continues163
Years Later: The Mentoring Continues164
New Directions: Our Mentoring Grows and Changes166
References169
Index175

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