1.4.1 Constructivism 3: Bruner and Scaffolding

Welcome to chapter 4 of the 'Approaches to Education' module. In this chapter, we will continue our examination of the Constructivist school of thought, moving on to examine Jerome Bruner's idea of Scaffolding.  

Goals for this section

  • To understand Bruner's Scaffolding. 

Objectives for this section

  • To be able to explain how Bruner's Scaffolding works.
  • To be able to identify ways in which the theory applies in actual teaching practice.
  • To consider ways that Bruner's ideas can be implemented into personal practice.

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