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ERIC Number: EJ610792
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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ISSN: ISSN-0195-6744
Appropriating Tools for Teaching English: A Theoretical Framework for Research on Learning To Teach.
Grossman, Pamela L.; Smagorinsky, Peter; Valencia, Sheila
American Journal of Education, v108 n1 p1-29 Nov 1999
Suggests that activity theory provides a useful framework for studying teachers' professional development, emphasizing the importance of settings in learning to teach and highlighting social and cultural factors that mediate development in particular contexts. Describes activity theory, illustrating key concepts with examples from a study of beginning teachers. Explores activity theory's potential to illuminate the process of learning to teach. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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