The Center for Multicultural Education at the University of Washington, Seattle WA, focuses on research projects and activities designed to improve practice related to equity issues, intergroup relations, and the achievement of all students. The Center also engages in services and teaching related to its research mission.
EDC&I 505 L. S Vygotsky, Funds of Knowledge, and the Cultural Mediation of Thinking
Professor Luis Moll, July 8 to July 19, 2013
Luis C. Moll, born in Puerto Rico, is a professor, Department of Language, Reading and Culture, College of Education, University of Arizona. He joined the faculty of LRC in 1986. Prior to that, from 1979-1986, he worked at the Laboratory of Comparative Human Cognition and the Communications Department, both of the University of California, San Diego.
His research addresses the connections among culture, psychology and education, especially in relation to the education of Latino children in the US. Among other studies, he has analyzed the quality of classroom teaching, examined literacy instruction in English and Spanish, studied how literacy takes place in the broader social contexts of household and community life, and attempted to establish pedagogical relationships among these domains of study. More »
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