Instructional scaffolding

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Instructional scaffolding is the provision of sufficient supports to promote learning when concepts and skills are being first introduced to students. These supports may include:

  • Resources
  • A compelling task
  • Templates and guides
  • Guidance on cognitive and social skills

These supports are gradually removed as students develop autonomous learning strategies, thus promoting their own cognitive, affective and psychomotor learning skills and knowledge.

See also education, Jim Cummins, Lev Vygotsky and Stephen Krashen.

zh:鷹架理論

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