1.3.1 Constructivism 2: Vygotsky and the Zone of Proximal Development
Welcome to chapter 3 of the 'Approaches to Education' module. In this chapter, we will continue our examination of the Constructivist school of thought, this time looking at Lev Vygotsky's theories with a particular focus on the Zone of Proximal Development (ZPD).
Goals for this section
To understand Vygotsky's Zone of Proximal Development.
Objectives for this section
To be able to explain how Vygotsky's Zone of Proximal Development works.
To be able to identify ways in which the theory applies in actual teaching practice.
To consider ways that Vygotsky's ideas can be implemented into personal practice.
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