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

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Merrill, 1996 - Education - 180 pages
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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.

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I know this entire country's education system was founded on Piagetian theories of child development. I know. I know. But it shouldn't have been! And I will go so far as to say that it is a damn shame ... Read full review

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a little short of practical examples in my book, but is a must for understanding Vygotsky in 2010. Read full review

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Introduction to the Vygotskian Approach
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