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Learning and Instruction Vol. 13, No. 5 (2003) pp. 465–485
There have been many interpretations published on the relative importance of the work of both Vygotsky and Piaget: often to the detriment of the latter. This article represents an attempt to discover the meaning and intention of the former by going...
International Journal of Educational Research Vol. 39, No. 7 pp. 743–775
This paper describes the application of theories underlying research-in-progress intended to enhance substantially the cognitive development of children in the first two years of Primary school. The intervention is delivered partly in the context of ...
Can we be intelligent about intelligence?: Why education needs the concept of plastic general ability
Educational Research Review Vol. 2, No. 2 pp. 75–97
The notion of general cognitive ability (or ‘intelligence’) is explored and why the time might now be ripe for educators to re-consider the power offered by a general intellectual capacity which is itself amenable to educational influence. We review ...