At the summer school you will meet researches and educators, who specialize in the various areas of cultural-historical theory. Among them...


Elena Kravtsova

PhD, Director of L.S. Vygotsky Institute of psychology, head of projective psychology department

E. Kravtsova is one of the authors of the “Golden Key”, “Master” and “Opening” educational programs for children of different psychological ages. She study problems of psychologists' and cultural-historical psychology specialists' training. Her researches of psychic and personal development periodization, zone of proximal development, developmental educational environment are direct development of cultural-historical approach's traditions.


Gennadiy Kravtsov

PhD, Head of psychology of personality department VIP RSUH

G. Kravtsov is a famous specialist in methodology of cultural-historical psychology. He regularly participate in the international conferences and symposiums, devoted to the problems of cultural-historical psychology, non-classical psychology, psychology of personality etc. He has great number of publications, including international ones.

G. Kravtsov is one of the organizers of L.S. Vygotsky Institute of psychology, created on the basis of L.S. Vygotsky cultural-historical theory.

G. Kravtsov is the head of research group, that developed educational programs, based on the theory of L.S. Vygotsky, for children of pre-school, primary school and teen ages.


Elena Berezhkovskaya

Associate professor at the psychology of personality department VIP RSUH

E. Berezhkovskaya is one of the authors of the “Golden Key”, “Master” and “Opening” educational programs for children of different psychological ages and the author of psychologists' training program, which is realized in L.S. Vygotsky Institute of psychology.

E. Berezhkovskaya is a wide specialist in cultural-historical psychology. In collaboration with E. Kravtsova she has developed author courses for specialists in cultural-historical psychology training - “Experimental psychological theater”, “Psychological projection”, “Practical methodology of psychology”.


Anton Maximov

PhD, Academic at the projective psychology department RSUH

A. Maximov study the problems of addictions in cultural-historical context. He has interesting publications about computer addiction, conditions of play activity development and the role of play in the prevention and therapy of computer addiction.

A.A. Maximov is the organizer and active participant (in collaboration with O.G. Kravtsov) of international cultural-historical psychological summer schools, international conferences, devoted to L.S. Vygotsky.


Elena Gorlova

PhD, Associate professor at the projective psychology department RSUH

E. Gorlova's main areas of research are child's development, parental psychology and the psychology of education and development in primary school age, based on cultural-historical approach. She is now engaged in the cultural-historical psychology training courses “Experimental psychological theater” and “Practical methodology of psychology” in L.S. Vygotsky Institute of psychology.


Zhanna Shopina

PhD

Zh. Shopina is widely known child psychologist and a leading specialist in one of Moscow kindergartens, which is working by a “Golden Key” educational program, based on cultural-historical theory. Her main areas of interest are projective psychology and zone of proximal development. She is engaged in the cultural-historical psychology training courses “Psychological projection” and “Practical methodology of psychology” in L.S. Vygotsky Institute of psychology.