Re: play before school?

From: Ana Marjanovic-Shane (
Date: Sat Apr 09 2005 - 17:08:12 PDT

Are the discussions going to be available to the XMCAlanders and in what
medium -- or are we just going to be able to see the posted papers? In
other words If I start in the Wardrobe, will I be able to actually enter
Narnia?? %--} (a Picasso smiley)


Mike Cole wrote:

> Yo Xmcalanders- I am back for a visit in southerncalifornia before
> departing for AERA.
> Tommorrow LCHC will start a series of meetings about pretend play.
> There are two items posted on xmca papers-for-discussion, one notes
> by Vygotsky, the other a chapter from Elkhonin. More will be posted
> there this week, in time for those spending the week in Montreal to
> wish they could go through the Wardrobe and into Narnia,
> which is, I believe, where the local discussion will begin and leave
> from.
> Then, if current trends hold, we will be discussing generalization
> and schooling, but who knows, maybe the early balloting doesn't
> count votes from the periphery so quickly!
> mike
> PS-- Artin Goncu's paper can be found in the xmca archive for
> March by ordering messages by author and finding Artin, conveniently
> near the top of the list. :-)

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