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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.

Sociocultural Theory

—Sociocultural factors impact learning and intelligence.

Zone of Proximal Development

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