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[Xmca-l] Re: Sociocritical theory a la Kris G



For others following this thread,
here is a link to a powerful presentation of the undermining of *public*
education.
Nothing New to this list but a clear document to share with teachers and
others in Public arenas:

http://zinnedproject.org/2014/11/the-koch-brothers-bill-of-rights-institute/?utm_source=ZEP+-+Kick+Out+the+Koch+Bros+%28Appeal+I%29&utm_campaign=ZEP%3A+Koch+Brothers%2C+NCSS%2C+TCE%2C+Ferguson&utm_medium=email

On Thu, Dec 11, 2014 at 7:42 AM, Greg Thompson <greg.a.thompson@gmail.com>
wrote:

> Mike,
> Could you share the citation of your article with Engestrom on design
> experimentation?
> Not sure I have it.
> -greg
>
> On Wed, Dec 10, 2014 at 9:26 PM, mike cole <mcole@ucsd.edu> wrote:
>
> > That covers a lot of territory not to connect with, Henry!  :-)
> > But it is interesting and relevant that you found Engestrom useful
> because
> > both Kris and I have worked with him over the years, so there must be
> > something in common there.
> >
> > So what if i said that imagination is always a mashup? Would that help
> make
> > connections?
> > Check out the article that Engestrom and i wrote together on approaches
> to
> > intervention research and the approach called "design experimentation."
> > That would be a bridge to what Kris is talking about.
> >
> > This is a time when a lot can change, for sure.
> >
> > mike
> >
> >
> >
> > On Wed, Dec 10, 2014 at 3:15 PM, HENRY SHONERD <hshonerd@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >
> > > Luisa and Mike,
> > > My depth of knowledge in the xmca chat, its foundations, is much
> > shallower
> > > than yours, so the articles by Pelaprat and Cole and Gutierrez don’t
> > evoke
> > > nearly the connections for me, I am sure, but enough that I think it
> > worth
> > > sharing. In reading the Pelaprat&Cole article (Gap and Imagination) AND
> > > Gutierrez I came across Engstrom in the bibliography. I found his
> article
> > > on Expansive Learning on the internet. It brings to my mind the idea of
> > > “mashing up” that David K., I believe, likes to use. As well it brings
> to
> > > my mind Langacker’s notion of symbolic assemblies, which brings
> together
> > > grammar and discourse (i.e., usage-based grammar) unshackled by grammar
> > as
> > > static constituency. Furthermore, I work with urban Indians in a
> charter
> > > school here in Albuquerque. I am convinced that dialog a al Bakhtin,
> > > Freire, and Horton are the key to what I am trying to do, perhaps as
> much
> > > as many of you are trying to do with this chat. In light of the ferment
> > in
> > > the country over the killings of unarmed Black men, there is hope now
> for
> > > the kind of flourishing that Andy’s article talks about in the article
> > that
> > > he has sent to us recently on a number of occasions. I hope this email
> > does
> > > not seem ungrounded, rather that it adds one more voice to a call for
> > > relevance and relationship, without a loss of rigor.
> > > Henry
> > >
> > > > On Dec 10, 2014, at 1:50 PM, Luisa Aires <laires11@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > >
> > > > Dear Mike and ALL
> > > >
> > > > Thank you for sharing Kris´ thoughts about culture, education,
> > literacy,
> > > > development...
> > > > This text evokes me the foundations of xmca - to deconstruct the
> > origins
> > > of
> > > > the historical-cultural theory and expand it with scientific, social,
> > > > cultural, historical contemporary thoughts and movements.
> > > >
> > > > Kris shares with us a huge and rich lecture, a pedagogical framework
> > that
> > > > could mediate very rich xmca discussions. Let me mention some
> powerful
> > > > constructs that we could discuss:
> > > > - Third space
> > > > - Nondominant communities
> > > > - ZPD
> > > > - Zo –ped (a “wonderful” construct)
> > > > - Literacy - sociocritical literacy
> > > > - Grounding theoretical concepts
> > > > - Sincretic testimonios
> > > > - Reframing learning, teaching, education, development
> > > >
> > > > What do you think?
> > > >
> > > > All the best,
> > > > Luísa
> > > >
> > > > 2014-12-10 18:38 GMT+00:00 mike cole <mcole@ucsd.edu>:
> > > >
> > > >> I would like to pick up on Dana's call for continued discussion of
> > > politics
> > > >> and power in relation to theorizing the role of culture in human
> > > >> development.
> > > >>
> > > >> To this end, Kris says its ok to publish her Scribner lecture on
> this
> > > topic
> > > >> (and warnst that she has a new and better version of her thinking
> > > waiting
> > > >> in the wings).
> > > >>
> > > >> So, attached is Kris's paper as a common grounding for a discussion.
> > If
> > > >> you-all would stick to the subject line, or when you feel the urge,
> > > >> create a new, related, subject line, if you would so label it, such
> > > measure
> > > >> might stabilize an always heterochronous discussion.
> > > >>
> > > >> If others have alternative suggestions, speak up!
> > > >>
> > > >> mike
> > > >>
> > > >>
> > > >>
> > > >> --
> > > >> It is the dilemma of psychology to deal with a natural science with
> an
> > > >> object that creates history. Ernst Boesch.
> > > >>
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > --
> > > > Department of Education and Distance Learning, Universidade Aberta
> > > > Centre of Studies on Migrations and Intercultural Relations (CEMRI)
> > > > R. Amial, nº 752, 4200-055 Porto, Portugal
> > > > laires@uab.pt
> > > > www.uab.pt
> > >
> > >
> > >
> >
> >
> > --
> > It is the dilemma of psychology to deal with a natural science with an
> > object that creates history. Ernst Boesch.
> >
>
>
>
> --
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