By André L. L. F. Sales, PhD – @andreluisleite. The COVID pandemic exposed the reality and consequences of the enormous inequalities characterizing the current living standards in the world. In the field of education, the impacts were so brutal that the United Nations (UN) launched a campaign entitled “Save our Future.” In this piece, I summarize some of these harmful effects, discuss a specific understanding … Continue reading Taking an agentive stance towards utopian Futures
The College wishes to recruit a Postdoctoral Research Fellow to work on a multi-site international longitudinal project evaluating the impact of youth educator programs within informal science learning sites (museums and science centers) on children’s and adolescents’ psychological engagement with and attitudes towards science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).The project is funded by the Wellcome Trust & ESRC and was awarded to Professor Adam Rutland … Continue reading Informal STEM Education Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University of Exeter
Dear members of SIG 10, The Jacobs Foundation is pleased to announce the 2021 call for applications for its Research Fellowship Program. The Jacobs Foundation Research Fellowship Program is a globally competitive fellowship program for early and mid-career researchers whose work is dedicated to improving the development, learning and living conditions of children and youth. The relevant disciplines include, but are not limited to, education sciences, psychology, economics, … Continue reading EARLI SIG 10: Call for Applications 2021 – Jacobs Foundation Research Fellowship Program
In this video Professor Yrjö Engeström responds to Anna Zarkh’s question on the reasons to use the term generations to approach cultural-historical activity theory (CHAT). The piece is an excerpt from the seminar “From CHAT to Critical CHAT,” organized by Professor Kris Gutierrez and Edward Rivero at University of California Berkeley (Spring 2020). The course was attended by roughly 50 scholars from various parts of … Continue reading Why generations?
About Northeastern. Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and the recognized leader in experience-driven lifelong learning. Our world-renowned experiential approach empowers our students, faculty, alumni, and partners to create impact far beyond the confines of discipline, degree, and campus. Our locations—in Boston; Charlotte, North Carolina; London; Portland, Maine; San Francisco; Seattle; Silicon Valley; Toronto; Vancouver; and the Massachusetts communities of Burlington and … Continue reading Faculty Opening in Psychology, Northeastern University Assistant / Associate Professor Specializing in Environmental Cognition
Ivana Guarrasi talks about the intention behind creating the Video Series as an international, cross-generational platform for discussion and conversation. Thank you to our viewers for participating in the discussions thus far. We invite you to engage or re-engage with existing videos and comment-threads on the site. Stay tuned for more! Go to our Youtube Library for longer interviews and presentations by distinguished CHAT scholars and educators. Continue reading Why this Video Series?
Racial inequality is perhaps the greatest risk and challenge to education, and to the future of our nation, right now. It is a time that demands our collective action in the service of equity and justice; in the service of the public and social good; and in the service of systems that honor our collective humanity. In honor of the Spencer 50th anniversary, they will … Continue reading Spencer Turns 50: A time for reflection and recommitment
Writing for the general public is challenging — and rewarding. How would YOU explain Vygotsky’s theory for a general audience – e.g, parents, teachers, coaches, relatives – without sacrificing accuracy? It might be harder than it looks! Peter Smagorinsky publishes prolifically and also contributes regular newspaper columns for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Andy Blunden translates, curates, and publishes at ethicalpolitics.org and also maintains a vibrant YouTube presence. Feel free … Continue reading An Audience Participation Question…Let’s Have Some Fun!
Important questions. Interesting answers. Excerpts from Andy Blunden, Huw Lloyd, Peter Smagorinsky, David Kellogg, and Nikolai Veresov provide a great start to a rich conversation. Sources for all clips are available here . Go to our Youtube Library for longer interviews and presentations by distinguished CHAT scholars and educators. Continue reading What Are Concepts, and How Might They Be Taught?
For more information go to: https://dpj.pitt.edu/ojs/dpj1/announcement/view/40 Continue reading Second call for proposals for a special issue: Digital technologies supporting dialogical education