Of Cabbages and Kings: Concepts and Inferences Curiously Attributed to Lev Vygotsky (Commentary on McVee, Dunsmore, and Gavelek, 2005)

@article{Gredler2007OfCA,
  title={Of Cabbages and Kings: Concepts and Inferences Curiously Attributed to Lev Vygotsky (Commentary on McVee, Dunsmore, and Gavelek, 2005)},
  author={M. E. Gredler},
  journal={Review of Educational Research},
  year={2007},
  volume={77},
  pages={233 - 238}
}
  • M. E. Gredler
  • Published 2007
  • Sociology
  • Review of Educational Research
  • A major problem in understanding a new theory is that rapid gains in popularity are accompanied by misconceptions and distortions (Valsiner, 1988). For example, scholars have noted that some writings in Jean Piaget's cognitive development theory were so distorted that he was criticized for positions he had never taken (Bickhard, 1997; Chapman, 1988; Lorenqo & Machado, 1996). Unfortunately, these and other enlightening critiques came more than 30 years after Piaget had captivated educational… CONTINUE READING
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