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[Xmca-l] Re: Sad news-- Jerry Bruner has died



Nice, Robert!!!

Helena

> On Jun 6, 2016, at 11:05 AM, Robert Lake <boblake@georgiasouthern.edu> wrote:
> 
> *Hi Everyone,**Below is a record of my email correspondence** wi**th Jerome
> Bruner w*
> *hile I **was writing **an introductory book for educators about Vygot**sky
> and a second  email about the coining of the phrase "scaffolding" * *It*
> * starts from the bottom up.*
> *Robert Lake*
> 
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Jerome S Bruner <jsb3@nyu.edu>
> Date: Wed, Oct 6, 2010 at 2:05 PM
> Subject: Re: Sketch about how you were introduced to Vygotsky
> To: Robert Lake <boblake@georgiasouthern.edu>
> 
> 
> Just one of those "labelling inuitions" that came out of the blue!     jb
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Robert Lake <boblake@georgiasouthern.edu>
> Date: Saturday, October 2, 2010 4:17 pm
> Subject: Re: Sketch about how you were introduced to Vygotsky
> To: jsb3@nyu.edu
> 
> 
>> Thank-you Dr. Bruner.
>> It really does help.
>> 
>> 
>> When did you first come up with the notion of scaffolding? Was it
>> connected to an observation out of your own experience in research or
>> a personal experience?
>> 
>> 
>> Thanks again for responding. You made my day.
>> 
>> 
>> Robert Lake
>> 
>> 
>  Jerome S Bruner  10/02/10 4:04 PM >>>
>> As I recall, my introduction to Vygotsky came when Eugenia Hanfmann
>> was working on a translation of what was to be Vygotsky's first book
>> in English, THOUGHT AND LANGUAGE, published in 1962 by MIT Press.
>> You'll recall that I wrote an Introduction to that book.  I had
>> earlier become acquainted with Vygotsky's work through Alexander
>> Romanovich Luria who was the Professor of Psychology at  Moscow with
>> whom I visited in Moscow on several occasions.  He was a great admirer
>> of Vygotsky and his work and felt strongly that my own work on
>> perception and cognition generally were very much in the Vygotskian
>> mode.  For my part, I felt in those days that Vygotsky was an
>> important corrective to the Piagetian culturally-blind approach to
>> child development.  I think that it was that aspect of my own work
>> that led to my being asked to write an introduction to the Vygotsky
>> volume.
>> 
>> Does that help?
>> 
>> All best wishes.
>> 
>>         Jerome Bruner
>> 
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: Robert Lake
>> Date: Friday, October 1, 2010 2:40 pm
>> Subject: Sketch about how you were introduced to Vygotsky
>> To: jerome.bruner@nyu.edu
>> Cc: carol.feldman@nyu.edu
>> 
>> 
>>> Dear Dr. Bruner,
>>> I  am now beginning chapter one of a primer on Vygotsky and
>>> education. Actually I already signed a book contract. One of the
>> areas
>>> I am covering is a brief introduction to some of LSV's academic
>>> "family". I have sources for M. Cole, S. Scribner, A. Kozulin, L.
>>> Holtzman, J.Wersch, E. Kravtsova, Y. Engstrom ,D.Robbins and L.
>> Moll,
>>> but  I am not able to find anything in the way of  historical
>>> biography about your connection to his work. Is  there anything
>>> written anywhere about how you were introduced to your Vygotsky?
>>> If not, may I call you and ask a few questions?
>>> 
>>> Thank-you for all you have imparted to our generation.
>> 
> 
> On Mon, Jun 6, 2016 at 10:26 AM, Helena Worthen <helenaworthen@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> 
>> Andy, thank you for finding this!!!
>> 
>> Helena
>> 
>>> On Jun 5, 2016, at 8:56 PM, Andy Blunden <ablunden@mira.net> wrote:
>>> 
>>> https://vimeo.com/groups/chat/videos/56737069
>>> 
>>> ------------------------------------------------------------
>>> Andy Blunden
>>> http://home.mira.net/~andy
>>> http://www.brill.com/products/book/origins-collective-decision-making
>>> On 6/06/2016 10:38 AM, David H Kirshner wrote:
>>>> My condolences, Mike.
>>>> A huge loss to all of us.
>>>> Perhaps sometime you can share with us some of your personal
>> experiences with him.
>>>> David
>>>> 
>>>> -----Original Message-----
>>>> From: xmca-l-bounces@mailman.ucsd.edu [mailto:
>> xmca-l-bounces@mailman.ucsd.edu] On Behalf Of mike cole
>>>> Sent: Sunday, June 05, 2016 6:37 PM
>>>> To: eXtended Mind, Culture, Activity
>>>> Subject: [Xmca-l] Sad news-- Jerry Bruner has died
>>>> 
>>>> ​At the age of 100 it cannot be unexpected, but  I have just heard from
>> a colleague that Jerry Bruner​ has died.
>>>> Its difficult to lose a colleague and friend who had a fundamental
>> influence on my own life trajectory.
>>>> mike
>>>> 
>>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 
> 
> 
> -- 
> Robert Lake  Ed.D.
> Associate Professor
> Social Foundations of Education
> Dept. of Curriculum, Foundations, and Reading
> Georgia Southern University
> P. O. Box 8144, Statesboro, GA  30460
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> born anew in every generation, and education is its midwife.* John
> Dewey-*Democracy
> and Education*,1916, p. 139