Cultural Ways of Learning: Individual Traits or Repertoires of Practice

@article{Gutirrez2003CulturalWO,
  title={Cultural Ways of Learning: Individual Traits or Repertoires of Practice},
  author={Kris D. Guti{\'e}rrez and Barbara Rogoff},
  journal={Educational Researcher},
  year={2003},
  volume={32},
  pages={19 - 25}
}
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