[xmca] Re: AERA Kudos

From: Mike Cole <lchcmike who-is-at gmail.com>
Date: Sat Apr 14 2007 - 19:13:31 PDT

Sounds great, Cathrene.
>From all those who made it to AERA, what new ideas and inspirations did you
get that we might want to discuss?
I just downloaded the entire issue of Mind, Brain, & Education that Gordon
tipped us to. This movement is really interesting
in many ways. Has anyone read any of the articles yet?


On 4/14/07, Cathrene Connery <ConneryC@cwu.edu> wrote:
> Dear Colleagues:
> Much thanks to Ana and all the panelists and presenters at AERA. Both the
> CHAT symposium, presentations, and business meeting were outstanding venues
> to explore new ideas, receive support from esteemed mentors, and validate
> our common efforts. The nurturing that was exhibited toward myself and other
> novice researchers was especially appreciated.
> I once read Luria commented that Vygotsky was not only a genius, but one
> of the most positive, interpersonal individuals he had ever met. How
> refreshing that his legacy continues today. My experience has been that such
> support and dialogue is devoid from the vast majority of academic
> circles. Thanks again to all who shared their talent, expertise, and
> commitment to each other and the field as a whole.
> Cathrene
> M. Cathrene Connery, Ph.D.
> Assistant Professor of Bilingual & TESL Education
> Co-coordinator, Bilingual / TESL Program
> Central Washington University
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