Parents and toddlers: Teaching and learning at home
Parents and toddlers: Teaching and learning at home

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Parents and toddlers: Teaching and learning at home


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Mercer, N., and Littleton, K. (2007): pp. 15–17 from Dialogue and the Development of the Children's Thinking: A Sociocultural Approach by Neil Mercer and Karen Littleton, published by Routledge © (2007) Neil Mercer and Karen Littleton.

The material acknowledged below is contained in the reader: Cultural worlds of early childhood, edited by Martin Woodhead, Dorothy Faulkner and Karen Littleton, published by Routledge (1988) in association with The Open University. Copyright © 1988 The Open University, compilation, original and editorial matter. This is one of three readers which have been specially prepared for The Open University MA Course: ED840 Child Development in Families, Schools and Society.

Grateful acknowledgement is made to the following for permission to reproduce material:

David Wood: ‘Aspects of teaching and learning’ which first appeared in Richards, M. and Light, P. (eds) Children of Social Worlds, Cambridge: Polity Press, 1986, pp. 191–212.

Mariette Hoogsteder, Robert Maier and Ed Elbers: ‘Adult-child interaction, joint problem solving and structure of cooperation’, – an edited version of an article that appeared in Learning and Instruction, 6(4), 1996.

Barbara Rogoff, Christine Mosier, Jayanthi Mistsry and Artin Göncü: ‘Toddlers' guided participation with their caregivers in cultural activity’, edited version of chapter that appeared in Contexts for Learning: Sociocultural Dynamics in Children's Development, New York: Oxford University Press, 1993.

H. Rudolph Schaffer (1996) ‘Coginitive Socialization’ in Social Development, Blackwell Publishers Limited, pp 234–40. Copyright © H Rudolph Schaffer.

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