Lev Vygotsky was a Russian who developed a theory of Cognitive Development after Piaget. HIs work was lost to the West for some time, but has more recently become widely acclaimed.

Open the attached PowerPoint slides and read them.


Describe Vygotsky’s theory in your own words, in your book.

Use the internet if you need more information.

If you have time, and are interested: use the internet to look up some of the more recent theorists listed in the slides, and make notes on their theories.