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Uses and Misuses of Bronfenbrenner's Bioecological Theory of Human Development
This paper evaluates the application of Bronfenbrenner’s bioecological theory as it is represented in empirical work on families and their relationships. We describe the ‘‘mature’’ form ofExpand
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Urie Bronfenbrenner's Theory of Human Development: Its Evolution From Ecology to Bioecology
We describe the evolution, over three phases, of Bronfenbrenner's theory from an ecological to a bioecological theory. Phase 1 (1973–1979) culminated in the publication of The Ecology of HumanExpand
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Processes and Consequences of Peer Collaboration: A Vygotskian Analysis
A sample of 162 children aged from 5 to 9 was pretested to discover each child's “rule” for predicting the movement of a mathematical balance beam. Children then worked alone, with a partner who usedExpand
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Vygotsky, the zone of proximal development, and peer collaboration: Implications for classroom practice
Vygotsky, when introducing the concept of the zone of proximal development, declared that “more competent peers,” as well as adults, can aid children's development (1978, p. 86). Although there hasExpand
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The Everyday Lives of Young Children: Culture, Class, and Child Rearing in Diverse Societies
1. Introduction and stage setting 2. The daily lives of toddlers 3. Cultural-ecological theory and its implications for research 4. Methods 5. Life in the cities 6. Everyday activities 7. SettingsExpand
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Vygotsky, Piaget, and Bandura: Perspectives on the Relations between the Social World and Cognitive Development.
In this article we examine the theories of Vygotsky, Piaget, and Bandura as they deal with the relation between the social world and cognitive development. The prevailing belief is that these theories
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Early mathematical experiences: Observing young Black and White children’s everyday activities
Children’s early mathematical experiences play an enormous role in the development of their understanding of mathematics, and serve as a foundation for their cognitive development. In thisExpand
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The cognitive consequences of collaborative problem solving with and without feedback
The goal of this research was to assess the impact of feedback, partner, and shared understanding in the course of problem solving. A sample of 180 6- to 9-year-olds was pretested to discover theExpand
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Childhood studies and the impact of globalization : policies and practices at global and local levels
Section One Chapter Focus Author Region The global construction of childhood development and learning Marilyn Fleer, Mariane Hedegaard, Jonathan Tudge, and Alan Prout NB: Authorship order may changeExpand
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