Tools of the Mind: The Vygotskian Approach to Early Childhood Education

Front Cover
Merrill, 1996 - Education - 180 pages
8 Reviews

Appropriate for courses in Curriculum Planning, Methods of Teaching and Models of Early Childhood in both Early Childhood Education Departments; Departments of Child and Family Studies; and, Curriculum and Instruction.

The authors' objective in Tools of the Mind is to enable future teachers to arm young children with the mental tools necessary for learning. They view mental tools as a cycle in which ideas are (1) learned from others; (2) modified and changed, and (3) passed back on to others.

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

User ratings

5 stars
1
4 stars
3
3 stars
2
2 stars
2
1 star
0

Review: Tools of the Mind: The Vygotskian Approach to Early Childhood Education

User Review  - Selina - Goodreads

I guess it was useful but most of the information seemed intuitive -- like any parent or teaching who pays any attention to children for any reasonable amount of time would know most of this stuff. It ... Read full review

Review: Tools of the Mind: The Vygotskian Approach to Early Childhood Education

User Review  - Beth - Goodreads

A book I constantly have to refer to for my job. Read full review

Contents

Introduction to the Vygotskian Approach
2
Chapter
16
Chapter 3
21
Copyright

9 other sections not shown

Common terms and phrases

References to this book

All Book Search results »

Bibliographic information