Tag Archives: Vygotsky

Eduardo Vianna, developmental educator, profiled in NY Times

  Vygotskian educator Eduardo Vianna is profiled today in The New York Times for his empathic, effective work as a college instructor at LaGuardia Community College.  You can read reporter Ginia Bellafante’s Raising Ambitions, The Challenge of Teaching at Community Colleges HERE. The profile captures Dr. … Continue reading

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“Master Teacher…” Barbara Taylor 1922-2012

  Barbara Taylor passed away on January 6, 2012 — just five days after her 90th birthday. An impassioned educator and educational reformer, Barbara (or BT as so many called her) was a catalyst for the Institute’s work in education and youth development. Barbara … Continue reading

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Institute to Host Innovative Brazilian Educators

Brazilian educator and reformer Dr. Fernanda Coelho Liberali and colleagues will visit NYC July 4-9, 2011. Dr. Liberali is a professor of Applied Linguistics at the Pontific Catholic University of São Paulo. For the past decade, along with her colleague … Continue reading

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