PS-- Vygotksy was head of the Institute of Defectology. Maybe some avenues
of approach there?
(to end with a question?)
On 6/2/05, Mike Cole <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I really don't know, David. #1 I am do not use the term sociocultural for
> reasons explicated in a variety of places and #2 I do not know the gifted
> literature. So I was
> simply thinking aloud about how to approach the question.
> On 6/2/05, David H Kirshner <email@example.com> wrote:
> > So, Mike, reading between the lines of your "question with a question,"
> > there is no socio-historical literature on gifted education, per se, because
> > a socio-historical analysis tends to deconstruct the construct of
> > giftedness. Is that the trajectory of your response?
> > David
> > *Mike Cole < firstname.lastname@example.org>*
> > 06/02/2005 04:38 PM MST
> > Please respond to mcole
> > To: email@example.com
> > cc:
> > bcc: David H Kirshner/dkirsh/LSU
> > Subject: Re: The Intersections of Sociocultural Theory and Gifted
> > Education
> > I come from a tradition that likes to answer a question with a question,
> > Kimberly.
> > What, from a cultural-historical perspective, would be a way of defining
> > "gifted"? What
> > would change about the theoretical concepts one would bring to bear, for
> > example,
> > in thinking about effective pedagogy for gifted versus (say) average
> > students?
> > My guess is that answer to such questions might help you frame an answer
> > to the one
> > that was posed.
> > mike
> > On 6/2/05, *Kimberly N Mcglonn* <* firstname.lastname@example.org*> wrote:
> > Hello Everyone-
> > I'm a doctoral candidate who's in the process of preparing to defend my
> > general exams. One of my exam questions centers on the intersections of
> > sociocultural theory and gifted education. The exact question (more or
> > less) is as follows:
> > What are the intersections of socio-cultural theory and gifted
> > education?
> > More specifically, how is the training/education of teachers of the
> > gifted,
> > informed by the notions presented through this framework?
> > Is there anyone out there who has read research (recently or not), who
> > can
> > be of any assistance?
> > Many, many thanks.
> > Kimberly McGlonn-Nelson
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