Vygotsky's Educational Theory in Cultural Context

Synopsis

Innovative ideas in educational psychology, learning, and instruction, originally formulated by Russian psychologist and educator Lev Vygotsky, are currently enjoying unprecedented popularity in the U.S., Latin America, Europe, and Russia. An international team of scholarly contributors provides comprehensive coverage of all the main concepts of Vygotsky's sociocultural theory. They emphasize its importance for the understanding of child development, and propose specific classroom applications.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Roy Pea
  • Christian Heath
  • Lucy Suchman
  • Alex Kozulin
  • Boris Gindis
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Cambridge, England
Publication year:
  • 2003