Category Archives: Zone of proximal development

Scaffolding Social and Emotional Learning within ‘shared affective spaces’ to reduce Bullying: A Sociocultural perspective

A sociocultural perspective, Vygotsky, framed the qualitative study, to understand how to create ‘shared affective spaces’ as an enabling factor to scaffold within the zone of proximal development. Social and emotional learning is conceptualised as a social concept, focusing on … Continue reading

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Implications of Vygotsky’s Zone of Proximal Development in Teacher Education

One of the major themes in Vygotsky’s sociocultural theory is the zone of proximal development (ZPD). Vygotsky’s zone of proximal development was created with child development in mind. Unfortunately, Vygotsky lived a short life and never proposed any specific methodology … Continue reading

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