Annette Lareau – Unequal Childhoods

Annette Lareau – Unequal Childhoods

In the book Unequal Childhoods, Annette Lareau identifies and analyzes what she calls “cultural repertories” (p. 4) that support learning. Lareau argues that cultural repertoires (attitudes and behaviors about learning) differ between middle class families, working...
Cultural Foundations of Learning and Education

Cultural Foundations of Learning and Education

All children are powerful learners.  In fact, most people complete their most impressive intellectual accomplishment before the age of five — the ability to understand and speak language. Children imbibe everything around them; they are literally marinated in stimulus...
A Day in Amsterdam

A Day in Amsterdam

Earlier this January, Dr. Jerry Stein from the Minnesota-based program Learning Dreams was in Amsterdam. A Day in Amsterdam A blog written in Dutch by Henk Waveren Translated by Google Translator and Kathryn Nelson   Stein visited the Einstein Community Center in...