More detailed discussions of microdevelopment and some of the findings coming out of that study method can be found in these books and articles:
- Emerging Minds: The Process of Change in Children’s Thinking, edited by Robert S. Siegler and published in 1996 by Oxford University Press in New York.
- “Cognitive Development and Education: From Dynamic General Structure to Specific Learning and Teaching,” a paper presented in Chicago at a January meeting of the Spencer Foundation by Kurt W. Fischer and Mary Helen Immordino-Yang.
- Microdevelopment: Transition Processes in Development and Learning, edited by Nira Granott and Jim Parziale and scheduled to be published this year by Cambridge University Press in New York.
A version of this article appeared in the April 24, 2002 edition of Education Week as Thinking Small: Where to Learn More