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Sociocultural Theory

Sociocultural Theory

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This lesson will describe Vygotsky's Social Learning Theory and explain the Zone of Proximal Development.

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Tutorial

This lesson will describe Vygotsky's Social Learning Theory and explain the Zone of Proximal Development.

TERMS TO KNOW
  • Scaffolding

    Temporary support to help one learn a new skills, adjusted and tailored to the individual needs of the learner until the learner can perform the task on their own.

  • Zone of Proximal Development

    —Tasks children cannot complete independently but can complete with skilled guidance of a peer or adult.

  • Sociocultural Theory

    —Sociocultural factors impact learning and intelligence.