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  • But if we buy into the Vygotskian view that all learning is socially mediated, and that self-regulation is achieved only through other-regulation first, it seems to me that there is a role for extrinsic as well as intrinsic motivation, even if the extrinsic motivation is simply encouragement.

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  • The ‘breakthrough’ moment you describe may well be accountable in socioculural (i.e. Vygotskian) theory, even without the active intervention of an interlocutor.

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  • Vygotskian theory, even without the active intervention of an interlocutor.

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  • Leigh mentioned, and is working with, Konrad Glogowski who I feel has deeply addressed the question of children learning how to write well using a combination of blogging and Vygotskian ideas. eg. it takes 18 months of developing an environment of trust for creative writing to emerge.

    Archive 2008-06-01

  • Clarke's elegant prose let me learn both without intimidation or at excessive speed, challenging me just past my ever-growing Vygotskian edge.

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  • Vygotskian people to think with: the cross age tutoring situation, classmates, the teacher

    Archive 2006-07-01

  • Vygotskian researchers focus exclusively on the important role and processes of scaffolding by the use of language, the role of adult mediation in children's learning, or the imitation and internalization processes in children's cognitive growth.

    Archive 2006-07-01

  • The more complex the action demanded by the situation and the less direct its solution, the greater importance played by speech in the operation as a whole - Vygotsky, quoted in Harel, 34Harel goes onto outline the outlook of Vygotskian researchers:...

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  • OK, that is not a complete discussion of Vygotskian Sociocultural Theory by any means, but a good place to start.

    Original Signal - Transmitting Buzz

  • The theoretical framework of her researchers 'workshop can be found in Freire's Pedagogy of the Oppressed where one stands to seek a new and better social order having given critical consideration of whose agenda is being served and whose not, Vygotskian concepts of teaching and learning to be an independent learner, Nell Noddings'"ethics of care" where one's direction as a teacher-librarian would be towards seeking the response of the cared-for, and Nancy Atwell's readers 'and writers' workshops.

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