This module introduces three theories of scaffolding: Vygotsky (1978) and the Zone of Proximal Development; Mariani (1997) High Challenge, High Support; and Hammond & Gibbons (2005) Designed-in and Contingent Support. Participants will learn how to adapt the three theories of scaffolding for their content areas and will workshop their recent or upcoming lessons to consider how learning and teaching is scaffolded to maximise student success. The intended audience for this module is instructional coaches, teachers of all content areas and year levels.

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