1.What is Vygotsky’s Sociocultural Theory?
Describe the role of adults in this theory. How did Vygotsky see the role of the genetic, cultural, and historical in understanding development?
2.What are cognitive artifacts and how are these related to thinking?
Describe what is meant by
and how this is related to much broader sociocultural influences. Discuss how historical cultural practices of one’s ancestors might influence modern day ontogeny.
3.What are the social origins of early cognitive competencies?
general genetic law of cultural development
. Contrast this approach with what we learned about innate representational constraints. Provide some examples from your text as well as personal examples of collaborative relationships between children and adults that support learning.
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Use book childrens thinking6th chapter3