AY/АЯ (nemo_nostrum) wrote,
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"Vygotsky Cult": The origin of the meme

There is much interest in the study of the behaviors and knowledge of children in everyday environments. And there is an increasing commitment of developmental psychologists to cultural psychology. The term is borrowed from Vygotsky. We have a kind of Vygotsky cult right now. But Vygotsky is being used as a kind of gathering point for people who were trying to find a perspective other than cognitive development uber alles.

Sheldon White, 1991:
New Directions in Child and Family Research: Shaping
Head Start in the 90's. Conference Proceedings (1st,
Arlington, Virginia, June 24-26, 1991)

http://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/ED345860.pdf
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