Vygotsky and the Vygotskians

  title={Vygotsky and the Vygotskians},
  author={Joan Simon},
  journal={American Journal of Education},
  pages={609 - 613}
  • Joan Simon
  • Published 1 August 1987
  • Psychology
  • American Journal of Education
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