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Learning for life in the 21st century : sociocultural perspectives on the future of education

Author: Gordon Wells; Guy Claxton
Publisher: Oxford (UK) ; Malden (Massachusetts) : Blackwell, 2002.
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While conventional approaches tend to view education as the accumlation of knowledge, skill and understanding, there is a growing appreciation that it is concerned with the development of the mind.  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gordon Wells; Guy Claxton
ISBN: 0631223304 9780631223306 0631223312 9780631223313
OCLC Number: 449872370
Description: viii, 304 str. : ilustr. ; 26 cm
Contents: Education for the learning age : a sociocultural approach to learning to learn / Guy Claxton --
Becoming the village : education across lives / Jay L. Lemke --
The gift of confidence : a Vygotskian view of emotions / Holbrook Mahn and Vera John-Steiner --
From activity to directivity : the question of involvement in education / Pablo del Río and Amelia Álvarez --
Sociocultural perspectives on assessment / Caroline Gipps --
Teaching, learning, and development : a post-Vygotskian perspective / Anna Stetsenko and Igor Arievitch --
Emerging learning narratives : a perspective from early childhood education / Margaret Carr --
Semiotic mediation and mental development in pluralistic societies : some implications for tomorrow's schooling / Ruqaiya Hasan --
Learning to argue and reason through discourse in educational settings / Clotilde Pontecorvo and Laura Sterponi --
Developing dialogues / Neil Mercer --
Supporting students' learning of significant mathematical ideas / Paul Cobb and Kay McClain --
A developmental teaching approach to schooling / Seth Chaiklin --
Standards for pedagogy : research, theory and practice / Stephanie Stoll Dalton and Roland G. Tharp --
Inquiry as an orientation for learning, teaching and teacher education / Gordon Wells --
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 --
Cultural historical activity theory and the expansion of opportunities for learning after school / Katherine Brown and Michael Cole --
Building a community of educators versus effecting conceptual change in individual students : multicultural education for pre-service teachers / Eugene Matusov and Renée Hayes --
Organizing excursions into specialist discourse communities : a sociocultural account of university teaching / Andy Northedge.
Responsibility: edited by Gordon Wells and Guy Claxton.


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