Annotated Bibliography On Lev Vygotsky

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Lev Vygotsky had an alternative view on cognitive development. Vygotsky states that “learning is passed down from generation to generation; that it is a result of guided social interactions in which children worked with their peers and a mentor to solve problems and that cognitive development could only be understood if you took cultural and social context into account.”( Singer, 2010). He suggests that you were unable to think until you knew and understood a language. Vygotsky came up with the Zone of Proximal Development, which he described as the transformation between the progressive level of a child on his own and the progressive level a child could reach with the right amount of guidance. Vygotsky called this guidance scaffolding and
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