5. Coordination is nonverbal and verbal

Communication occurs through coordination of shared endeavors through articulate nonverbal conversation and parsimonious verbal means, as well as through narratives and dramatization that contextualize information and ideas.
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López, A., Rogoff, B., Nafaji, B., Mejía-Arauz, R. (in press). Collaboration and helpfulness as cultural practices [Colaboración y acomedirse como practicas culturales]. In J. Valsiner (Ed.),Handbook of Cultural Psychology, NY: Oxford University Press.

Mejía-Arauz, R., Rogoff, B., Dexter, A. D. L., & Najafi, B. (2007). Cultural variation in children’s social organization [Variación cultural en la organización social infantil]. Child Development, 78, 1001-1014.

Rogoff, B. (2003). The cultural nature of human development [La naturaleza cultural del desarrollo humano]. New York: Oxford University Press.

Rogoff, B., Mistry, J., Göncü, A., & Mosier, C. (1993). Guided participation in cultural activity by toddlers and caregivers [Participación guiada en actividades culturales por niños de 1 a 2 años de edad y sus cuidadores]. Monographs of the Society for Research in Child Development, 58 (7, Serial No. 236).

Rogoff, R., Mosier, C., Mistry, J. & Goncu, A. (1993). Toddlers’ guided participation with their caregivers in cultural activity [La participación guiada de pequeños con sus cuidadores en actividad cultural]. In E. A. Forman, N. Minick, & C. A. Stone (Eds.), Contexts for learning: Sociocultural dynamics in children’s development. New York: Oxford University Press.