Lev Semyonovich Vygotsky's scientific contributions

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... This was even proved by Kayi-Aydar (2012) in his research study providing that the way students positioned themselves, the way they positioned other students, and how their classroom teachers positioned them affect the learning opportunities and L2 learning practices in ESL classroom. Vygotsky (1980) also showed the importance of grouping and the assistance of More Knowledgeable Others (MKOs) in developing language learning opportunities during the process target language acquisition. ...
... When the children can understand that they can also express ideas, feelings, a communicative intention, and meanings in drawings, these will constitute forms of symbolic representation created by them in advance, planned, organized, and thoughtful (Vigotsky, 1995b;Salsa, 2004). For this reason, it is of great importance that children know, understand, and use various types of symbolic tools from an early age (DeLoach, 2011). ...