Understanding Vygotsky for the Classroom: Is It Too Late?

  title={Understanding Vygotsky for the Classroom: Is It Too Late?},
  author={M. E. Gredler},
  journal={Educational Psychology Review},
  • M. E. Gredler
  • Published 2012
  • Psychology
  • Educational Psychology Review
  • Determining the capability of Vygotsky’s cultural–historical theory to fulfill key functions of educational theory (such as revealing the complexity of apparently simple events) has been hindered primarily by the following factors: (a) inaccurate information about a minor discussion, the zone of proximal development (ZPD), attracted attention early on and became identified as a major aspect of his theory; (b) the unavailability of accurate translations of his complete theory for several years… CONTINUE READING
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