Internalization and Appropriation in the Contemporary Society

“Internalization can be understood in one respect as “knowing how”. For example, riding a bicycle or pouring a cup of milk are tools of the society and initially outside and beyond the child. The mastery of these skills occurs through the activity of the child within society. A further aspect of internalization is appropriation, in which the child takes a tool and makes it his own, perhaps using it in a way unique to himself. Internalizing the use of a pencil allows the child to use it very much for his own ends rather than drawing exactly what others in society have drawn previously.”

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If this is the case for example with driving bicycle or learning manners, where does the following list of videos stand and what could this mean for a society, for research and for learning processed used in education?

One example below: