Mathematics for Teaching Tag: Vygotsky’s ZPD

Tag: Vygotsky’s ZPD

What is scaffolding in education?

Scaffolding is a metaphor for describing a type of facilitating a teacher does to support students learning. Some educational paper lists some of these scaffolding like “breaking the task into smaller, more manageable parts; using ‘think alouds’, or verbalizing thinking processes when completing a task; cooperative learning, which promotes teamwork and dialogue among peers; concrete…

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