Zone of Proximal Development (ZPD) and Scaffolding

Lev Vygotsky was born in 1896 in Russia. He studied psychology, medicine, law and history at Moscow University and became a teacher in his hometown of Gomel.A Marxist, Vygotsky’s believed in the importance of a person’s social environment and background in relation to production. He strongly believed that an individual’s community played a major role … Continue reading Zone of Proximal Development (ZPD) and Scaffolding