The role of tutoring in problem solving.

@article{Wood1976TheRO,
  title={The role of tutoring in problem solving.},
  author={D. Wood and J. Bruner and G. Ross},
  journal={Journal of child psychology and psychiatry, and allied disciplines},
  year={1976},
  volume={17 2},
  pages={
          89-100
        }
}
  • D. Wood, J. Bruner, G. Ross
  • Published 1976
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of child psychology and psychiatry, and allied disciplines
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