Month: November 2013

Vygotsky’s Zone of Proximal Development

In my Sociocultural Theory classes the focus recently has been on Vygotsky’s Zone of Proximal Development (ZPD). The ZPD is the difference between what someone can learn by themselves, known as the Actual Development Level (ADL), and what they can learn with assistance. Say for example you have two 10 year old students who when …

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