Scaffolding Children's Learning: Vygotsky and Early Childhood Education

Author(s): 
Laura E. Berk & Adam Winsler
Item #: 146
ISBN: 
978-0-935989-68-7
# of Pages: 
192
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Why is this resource considered indispensable by teacher educators across the United States? It does a masterful job of introducing key Vygotskian concepts clearly and concisely and guiding teachers in applying these powerful ideas in the classroom. Includes discussion of key concepts such as play, language, assessment, development, special needs, and more.

 

Both scholarly and highly readable, this timely volume will be welcomed by early childhood educators, teachers, and students. Vygotsky and his theories emphasizing social, cultural, and societal development are clearly and comprehensively introduced with practical ideas for turning theory into practice. Includes discussion of key concepts such as play, language, assessment, development, special needs, and more.