Mar Book: Tools of the Mind

Tools of the Mind:  The Vygotskian Approach to Early Childhood Education by Elena Bodrova and Deborah J. Leong

There was a chapter in last month's book "Nurture Shock" by Po Bronson. which referenced this teaching method.  As an extension, we'll explore this process a little more deeply.

Here's the synopsis from Barnes and Noble:  "This unique text provides in-depth information about major concepts and principles of the cultural-historical theory developed by Lev Vygotsky, his students and colleagues, as well as three generations of neo-Vygotskian scholars in Russia and in the West. Tools of the Mind enables teachers to arm young children with the mental tools necessary for learning."

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  • Samantha

    This is about Vygotskian education? What does that mean? Does HMS use this model in addition to Montessori?

    October 6, 2011

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