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Title: What Vygotsky can teach us about young children drawing
Contributor(s): Brooks, Margaret  (author)
Publication Date: 2009
Handle Link: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/5428
Abstract: This paper brings a Vygotskian socio-cultural framework to young children's drawing processes. Using examples of children drawing in a year one classroom I will examine the dialogic engagement with drawing. Drawing dialogues allowed these children to move from spontaneous concepts to more scientific concepts and played an important role in promoting higher mental functions. I will suggest that when drawing is used in a collaborative and communicative manner it becomes a powerful meaning-making tool.
Publication Type: Journal Article
Source of Publication: International Art in Early Childhood Research Journal, v.1 (1)
Publisher: International Association of Art in Early Childhood
Place of Publication: Armidale, Australia
ISSN: 1837-0020
Field of Research (FOR): 130201 Creative Arts, Media and Communication Curriculum and Pedagogy
130102 Early Childhood Education (excl Maori)
Socio-Economic Outcome Codes: 930201 Pedagogy
Peer Reviewed: Yes
HERDC Category Description: C1 Refereed Article in a Scholarly Journal
Other Links: http://artinearlychildhood.org/2010-research-journal-1/
http://artinearlychildhood.org/artec/images/article/ARTEC_2009_Research_Journal_1_Article_1.pdf
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