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What Vygotsky can teach us about young children drawing

@inproceedings{Brooks2009WhatVC,
  title={What Vygotsky can teach us about young children drawing},
  author={Margaret Brooks},
  year={2009}
}
This paper brings a Vygotskian socio-cultural framework to young children’s drawing processes. Using examples of children drawing in a year one classroom I will examine the dialogic engagement with drawing. Drawing dialogues allowed these children to move from spontaneous concepts to more scientific concepts and played an important role in promoting higher mental functions. I will suggest that when drawing is used in a collaborative and communicative manner it becomes a powerful meaning-making… 

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