Fernanda Liberali revisita Vygotsky pelas perspectivas da pandemia de COVID-19 e da decolonialidade

Fernanda Liberali revisits Vygostsky from  COVID-19 pandemic and decoloniality perspectives. Go to 2:09 – for English version and 0:05 -for Portuguese version. How do you consider the issue of necropolitics and necroeducation in the global context of pandemic? In an interview with Monica Lemos, Fernanda Liberali revisits Vygostsky from the COVID-19 pandemic and decoloniality perspectives. She considers the issue of necropolitics (Mbembe, 2019) and necroeducation … Continue reading Fernanda Liberali revisita Vygotsky pelas perspectivas da pandemia de COVID-19 e da decolonialidade

Nikolai Veresov on “are the laws of thought objective?”

Nikolai Veresov discusses Vygotsky’s “greatest contribution” , the “discovery of the objectively existing laws of the development of all higher psychological functions” (Excerpted from “Vygotsky’s Role in the History of Psychology – Part 2” http://tiny.cc/2983iz ). Side questions include: Have these laws been challenged? Is Vygotsky’s theory a left-wing theory? Should conservatives be wary of this theory? Go to our Youtube Library for longer interviews and presentations … Continue reading Nikolai Veresov on “are the laws of thought objective?”

Social Media Push and Outreach September 8-9 2020

On Tuesday and Wednesday, September 8-9, Cultural Praxis is joining our US and Canadian colleagues in participating in the Scholar Strike for Racial Justice.  This is a mass action of higher education professionals protesting racist policing, state violence against communities of color, mass incarceration and other manifestations of racism.  Scholar Strike is meant to disrupt the everyday routines of academia, and to show solidarity with … Continue reading Social Media Push and Outreach September 8-9 2020

Playing with Conscientização: A Collectividual Project for a World we Wish to See

By Bibi Calderaro, Atasi Das, Katherine E. Entigar, & André L. L. F. Sales [C]onsciousness, provided that we do not lose sight of its content, is not just a psychological phenomenon but also, and above all, an ideological phenomenon, a product of social intercourse. (Vološinov, 1976, pp. 114–115) In the midst of a global pandemic of unprecedented reach and uncertain unfoldings synchronic with an already … Continue reading Playing with Conscientização: A Collectividual Project for a World we Wish to See

RECORDING – Re-generating CHAT online symposium. Learning from Learners: Power, Resistance and Learners’ Voices in an Era of Uncertainty

One outcome of the Re-generating CHAT project is an online invited symposium that was held as part of European Association of Research on Learning and Instruction (EARLI) SIG conference on July 1-3, 2020, see https://earli.org/SIG10-21-25 The invited symposium is titled Learning from Learners: Power, Resistance and  Learners’ Voices in an Era of Uncertainty. (Scheduled on July 2, at 5 pm Central European Summer Time) Below is a recording … Continue reading RECORDING – Re-generating CHAT online symposium. Learning from Learners: Power, Resistance and Learners’ Voices in an Era of Uncertainty

AERA Cultural-Historical SIG (30) Call

We are looking forward to receiving interesting paper proposals for the forthcoming Cultural-Historical Research Special Interest Group (SIG #30)of the AERA Annual Meeting taking place in Orlando, Florida, April 9-12, 2021.  The Cultural-Historical Research Special Interest Group (SIG #30) of the American Educational Research Association (AERA) is a diverse grouping of researchers who approach learning, development and social change from a cultural-historical, socio-cultural and/or activity theoretic perspective. … Continue reading AERA Cultural-Historical SIG (30) Call

TT01: Playing in the Pandemic

By Anna Harris & John Harris It started with a blurry little cherry tomato catching the overhead light during a video call. It did so in such a way that it gave the tomato two eyes. My dad (John) was holding the tomato to the screen, keeping my three-year-old (Bastian) amused with fruits and vegetables that were lying on the kitchen table nearby.  Our calls … Continue reading TT01: Playing in the Pandemic