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What is the zone of proximal development?
Discuss one example of a time when a young child might have a different prospect from your own.
What is the most basic need according to Maslow's hierarchy?

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In education, scaffolding entails providing sufficient instructional support to students. The term was coined for the first time by Jerome Bruner, a psychologist, in 1960s. The process involves making a demonstration or providing guidance to students on how to solve a problem (Mac & Williams, 2008). The support provided is withdrawn gradually as the student learns. Ultimately, the student is left to solve the problem independently. Mr. Nellis used scaffolding in helping Susan to solve her problem. Susan’s problem was that she would like to play with other children, but she lacked knowledge about how to approach them. Mr. Nellis demonstrated to Susan about how to approach other children who she would like to play with using a puppet. After the puppet entered a group, Mr. Nellis...

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