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    specific child’s needs and what parts of their world are important to them and their peers. We all go into zones where we are uncomfortable, unknowing, and a bit lost. This is especially true to children who are growing and learning more about their life, the environment, and the people around them. This is what Vygotsky refers to as the zone of proximal development. The zone of proximal development measures the child’s level of independent problem solving and potential level of problem solving. If a

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    Vygotsky's Zone of Proximal Development

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    understanding the development of a learner’s understanding in education environments and then being able to adapt the learning activities to meet the needs of their students. This essay will discuss teaching concepts including the concept of The Zone of Proximal Development as well as scaffolding concepts to assist with learning. The Zone of Proximal Development is an educational concept developed by Russian psychologist, Lev Vygotsky defined as “the distance between the actual development level as determined

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    EDFE101 ASSESSMENT 3- MAJOR ESSAY How can Vygotsky’s notion of the ‘Zone of Proximal Development’, and the related concept of ‘scaffolding’, be used to provide appropriate education and support to the full range of students in the classroom? The Zone of Proximal Development (ZPD) is a concept by Lev Vygotsky that provides appropriate education and support to the full range of students in the classroom. This concept requires teachers or ‘experts’ to assist students in achieving a higher level of

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    When considering classroom practices and appropriate education for students the notion of ZPD or zone of proximal (or potential) development is most widely known. This concept is accredited to Lev Semenovich Vygotsky, world famous theorist. Lev Vygotsky, born in Russian 1896, was educated in the Socratic dialogues, (krist) with a background in literature, language, history and philosophy, as well as studying in humanities (my lect).He later died at the age of 38 from tuberculosis in 1934. Vygotsky

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    Introduction One of the pillars of Vygotsky’ theory of sociocultural development is the zone of proximal development (ZPD). The ZPD is defined as "the distance between the actual developmental level as determined by independent problem solving and the level of potential development as determined through problem solving under adult guidance, or in collaboration with more capable peers" (Vygotsky, 1978, p86). The premise of this theory is that students through assistance can boost their understanding

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    The Zone of Proximal Development (ZPD) describes the area in between what a child can do independently and what a child can do with support. In order to target the ZPD, the teacher needs to consider what the child is capable of doing and what skills and concepts the student should develop next (Vygotsky, 1978). Through interactive writing, the teacher is able to deliver instruction that within students’ Zone of Proximal Development by providing flexible scaffolding

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    One major developmental theory that supports this video is Vygotsky’s sociocultural theory. This theory argues that “nature and nurture shape development, not by interacting directly, but by interacting indirectly through culture” (Lightfoot, Cole, and Cole, 2013, p.21). A key tenet of this theory is the zone of proximal development concept, which is defined as “the gap between what children can accomplish independently and what they can accomplish when they are interacting with others who are more

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    Theoretical Framework The theoretical framework that guided this research is based on Zone of Proximal Development (ZPD), Knowledge Space Theory (KST), Bloom’s Taxonomy and Cognitive tutors(CT.) This section will discuss this model and the purpose for selecting it for this study. Zone of Proximal Development (ZPD) The zone of proximal development is a notion applicable to the field of education and artificial intelligence (AI). Jonassen (2003) contended that cognitive tools and modeling software

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    teaching style accordingly. Although I recognize, Piaget's theory of schema and representation as well as Vygotsky zone of proximal development, I also believe that learning drives development, and that a growth mindset grounded in Gardner's multiple intelligence theory are essential for students' success. Our construction of knowledge

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    of zone proximal development. He places emphasis the shaping of cognitive development. He is one of the first in children development that emphasized on cultural context. I have chosen his theory and what it entails for this paper because its very interesting and some certain parts of his theory like scaffolding and the zone proximal development were relatable to my experience at my field site. This theorist believed that our minds, cognition, and psychological abilities could be development with

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