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Constructing educational achievement : a sociocultural perspective

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

Routledge, London ; New York, p.274 (2013)

Call Number:

Cubb LB1062.6 .C66 2013

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/10094500

Keywords:

1896-1934, Academic achievement--Social aspects, L. S. (Lev Semenovich), Vygotskiĭ

Abstract:

Summary: "Using Vygotsky's theory as a conceptual framework to "construct" school achievement, this book discusses the variability in the psychological development of the child resulting from their interaction with their environment. This discussion constructs an empirical image of the academically achieving child in different sociocultural contexts, helping to explain the sociocultural bases of differences in school achievement. This discussion also provides includes implications for classroom practice and educational systems"-- Provided by publisher.

Publication Language:

eng