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Space and Spatialized Literacies

Space and spatialized literacies have multiple meanings. The terms can refer to a sociocultural perspective foregrounding how physical and virtual spaces are produced in everyday social interactions and the implications of these spatial productions for learning and literacy practices. Space and spatialized literacies also refer to a cognitive perspective that attends to thinking and reasoning about space and representations of space. This entry addresses each perspective and its implications for learning and literacies out of school. While each perspective has different disciplinary and historical roots, research methods, and points of view on teaching and learning, neither is entirely exclusive of the other nor are they the only perspectives on space and spatialized literacies relevant to out of school learning.

Sociocultural Perspective on Space, Learning, and Literacies

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