Funds of Knowledge: Theorizing Practices in Households, Communities, and Classrooms

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The concept of "funds of knowledge" is based on a simple premise: people are competent and have knowledge, and their life experiences have given them that knowledge. The claim in this book is that first-hand research experiences with families allow one to document this competence and knowledge, and that such engagement provides many possibilities for positive pedagogical actions. Drawing from both Vygotskian and neo-sociocultural perspectives in designing a methodology that views the everyday practices of language and ...

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0805849181

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9780805849189

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Funds of Knowledge: Theorizing Practices in Households, Communities, and Classrooms
2005, Routledge, Mahwah, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780805849189

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Funds of Knowledge: Theorizing Practices in Households, Communities, and Classrooms
2005, Routledge, Mahwah, NJ

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