The purpose of this study was to examine the funds of knowledge (values, sociocognitive, and linguistic/literate capital) of six elementary U.S. Mexican children. The conceptual framework for the study is grounded in the theories of Vygotsky (1978), Dewey (1938), and Moll (2004) that learning is developed through social interactions and life experiences. All three posit that we must examine human existence in its social and historical aspects.Jose: Me lleva el agua pallAi. ... (Fieldnote, July 19, 2005) Scaffolding Scaffolding refers to how families simplify household tasks to the childa#39;s competency level. There were slight differences in the type of task assigned based on gender. ... dishes, changed diapers, and were prevented from going out more often than boys, but they would also get tools for their dads and help with mechanical repairs.
|Title||:||Toda Cabeza Es Un Mundo. Every Mind is a World: Understanding the Funds of Knowledge of United States Elementary Mexican Children|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2006|