Learning without lessons: Opportunities to expand knowledge

@article{Rogoff2012LearningWL,
  title={Learning without lessons: Opportunities to expand knowledge},
  author={B. Rogoff},
  journal={Infancia y Aprendizaje},
  year={2012},
  volume={35},
  pages={233 - 252}
}
  • B. Rogoff
  • Published 2012
  • Psychology
  • Infancia y Aprendizaje
  • Abstract A puzzle presented itself when I began to study cognitive development in a Guatemalan Mayan town, decades ago: How do people learn without being taught? In many Indigenous communities of the Americas, children are included in the wide range of activities of the community and they learn by observing what goes on around them and by pitching in. A new puzzle emerged as I wrote my 2011 book, Developing Destinies: A Mayan Midwife and Town. The midwife who is central to this book claims that… CONTINUE READING
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