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Psychological Tools

A Sociocultural Approach to Education

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$44.00 • £35.95 • €39.50

ISBN 9780674007086

Publication Date: 12/21/2001

Short

192 pages

6 x 9 inches

10 line illustrations, 4 tables

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  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • 1. The Concept of Psychological Activity
  • 2. Piaget, Vygotsky, and the Cognitive Revolution
  • 3. The Mediated Learning Experience and Psychological Tools
  • 4. Cognitive Education
  • 5. Cognitive Skills in Immigrant and Ethnic Minority Students
  • 6. Literature as a Psychological Tool
  • 7. The Challenges of Prospective Education
  • References
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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