miércoles, 11 de enero de 2012

Practical Suggestions for Scaffolding in the Content Classroom

http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Parthenon_scaffolding_2010.jpg
In construction terms, scaffolding is the additional structure built onto another to make some improvement or repair possible. In learning, scaffolding is additional information or assistance that aids the learner in internalizing information, and like physical scaffolding, that assistance is removed once the learner has acquired the target material. With ESL students, scaffolding is of great use since the language barrier can hinder learning content material that the student might easily learn in his first language.
I recommend this article about how to scaffolding in the content clasroom