ERIC Number: EJ568712
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: 0
Keeping the Metaphor of Scaffolding Fresh--A Response to C. Addison Stone's "The Metaphor of Scaffolding: Its Utility for the Field of Learning Disabilities".
Palincsar, Annemarie Sullivan
Journal of Learning Disabilities, v31 n4 p370-73 Jul-Aug 1998
This commentary on C. Addison's Stone's paper on the scaffolding metaphor for the learning disabilities field suggests: (1) repositioning the metaphor in its theoretical frame; (2) considering the ways in which contexts and activities, as well as individuals, scaffold learning; and (3) examining the relationship between scaffolding and effective teaching. Related research is discussed. (Author/DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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