Learning for Life in the 21st Century: Sociological Perspectives of the Future

Learning for Life in the 21st Century: Sociological Perspectives of the Future

By: Gordon Wells (editor), Guy Claxton (editor)Paperback

4 - 6 days availability

£30.59 RRP £33.99  You save £3.40 (10%) With FREE Saver Delivery


United by the belief that the most significant factor in shaping the minds of young people is the cultural setting in which learning takes place, the twenty eminent contributors to this volume present new thinking on education across the boundaries of school, home, work and community.

Create a review

About Author

Gordon Wells is Professor of Education at the University of California at Santa Cruz. Guy Claxton is Visiting Professor of Learning Science at the University of Bristol.


1. Sociocultural Perspectives on the Future of Education: Gordon Wells And Guy Claxton. 2. Education for the Learning Age: A Sociocultural Approach to Learning to Learn: Guy Claxton. 3. Becoming the Village Education Across Lives: Jay L. Lemke. 4. The Gift of Confidence: A Vygotskian View of Emotions: Holbrook Mahn and Vera John--Steiner. 5. From Activity to Directivity: The Question of Involvement in Education: Pablo Del Rio and Amelia Alvarez. 6. Sociocultural Perspectives on Assessment: Caroline Gipps. 7. Teaching, Learning and Development: A Post--Vygotskian Perspective: Anna Stetsenko And Igor Arievitch. 8. Emerging Learning Narratives: A Perspective from Early Childhood Education: Margaret Carr. 9. Semiotic Mediation and Mental Development in Pluralistic Societies: Some Implications for Tomorrowa s Schooling: Ruqaiya Hasan. 10. Learning to Argue and Reason Through Discourse in Educational Settings: Clotilde Pontecorvo And Laura Sterponi. 11.Developing Dialogues: Neil Mercer. 12. Supporting Students' Learning of Significant Mathematical Ideas: Paul Cobb And Kay Mcclain. 13. A Developmental Teaching Approach to Schooling: Seth Chaiklin. 14. Standards for Pedagogy: Research, Theory and Practive: Stephanie Stoll Dalton and Roland G. Tharp. 15. Enquiry as an Orientation for Learning, Teaching and Teacher Education: Gordon Wells. 16. Can a School Community Learn to Master Its Own Future? : An Activity--Theoretical Study of Expansive Learning Among Middle School Teachers: Yrjo Engestrom, Ritva Engestrom and Arja Suntio. 17. Cultural Historical Activity Theory and the Expantion of Opportunities for Learning After School: Katherine Brown And Michael Cole. 18. Building a Community of Educators Versus Effecting Conceptual Change in Individual Students: Multicaultural Education for Preservice Teachers: Eugene Matusov And Renee Hayes. 19.Organising Excursions into Specialist Discourse Communities: A Sociocultural Account of University Teaching: Andy Northedge. 20. Afterword: Luis C. Moll.

Product Details

  • publication date: 19/04/2002
  • ISBN13: 9780631223313
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 320
  • ID: 9780631223313
  • weight: 520
  • ISBN10: 0631223312

Delivery Information

  • Saver Delivery: Yes
  • 1st Class Delivery: Yes
  • Courier Delivery: Yes
  • Store Delivery: Yes

Prices are for internet purchases only. Prices and availability in WHSmith Stores may vary significantly