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[Xmca-l] Re: Teaching in social context
I got you greg...
Dr. Paul C. Mocombe
The Mocombeian Foundation, Inc.
<div>-------- Original message --------</div><div>From: Greg Thompson <firstname.lastname@example.org> </div><div>Date:03/17/2015 2:38 PM (GMT-05:00) </div><div>To: "eXtended Mind, Culture, Activity" <email@example.com> </div><div>Subject: [Xmca-l] Re: Teaching in social context </div><div>
I have a terrible tendency to oversimplify Vygotsky/CHAT but here is my
summary of how these ideas might be relevant to your question:
What are the meaning-full contexts of learning of each of these activities.
E.g., what are the meaning-full contexts of learning the lyrics of a song?
And how is the knowledge of the lyrics of a song performed? What kinds of
social consequences come with being able to perform this knowledge?
How does that compare to the contexts of learning to pass a test? And how
is test knowledge performed? What kinds of consequences come with being
able to perform test knowledge?
Or put more simply: How might we describe each of these activities?
Just my 2/25ths of a quarter. Maybe less...
On Tue, Mar 17, 2015 at 12:20 PM, Dr. Paul C. Mocombe <
> The thing i find interesting is that the students can pick up the lyrics
> of a song in minutes, but they can not read or pass these tests.
> Are there anyworks that look at the correlation between learning styles,
> race, and vygotsky's zone of proximal development?
> Dr. Paul C. Mocombe
> The Mocombeian Foundation, Inc.
> Race and Class Distinctions within Black Communities
> -------- Original message --------
> From: mike cole <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Date: 03/17/2015 1:13 PM (GMT-05:00)
> To: "eXtended Mind, Culture, Activity" <email@example.com>
> Subject: [Xmca-l] Re: Teaching in social context
> Greg--- Not to mention people being caught in the rude.
> Seems like the grumpy quality of the narrative is being picked up on, but
> hard to tell.
> *The Secret Garden* is antiquarian by American standards, having appeared
> in the latter part of the 1900's. I note there is a modern TV series about
> Paul - Would it be permissible to incorporate some of the TV, so the kids
> get a richer interpretive object and mix it with reading?
> On Tue, Mar 17, 2015 at 10:01 AM, Greg Mcverry <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > A hoe, a gardener named weatherstaff and a mistress, Oh how meaning
> > be misconstrued. And I am not even considering the mansion which few of
> > your wife's students have any real cultural reference point.
> > On Tue, Mar 17, 2015 at 12:54 PM Dr. Paul C. Mocombe <
> > email@example.com> wrote:
> > > My wife teaches 3rd grade at an inner-city school. Today the students
> > > were tested on a district-wide mock test and they came across the
> > attached
> > > passage. Half the class came up to her, and said that they can not
> > > the passage bcuz they are cursing in it...
> > >
> > >
> > > Dr. Paul C. Mocombe
> > > President
> > > The Mocombeian Foundation, Inc.
> > > www.mocombeian.com
> > > www.readingroomcurriculum.com
> > > www.paulcmocombe.info
> It is the dilemma of psychology to deal as a natural science with an object
> that creates history. Ernst Boesch.
Gregory A. Thompson, Ph.D.
Department of Anthropology
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