Scaffolding Teaching Strategies


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Instructional scaffolding involves:

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1. When assessing whether students have mastered content, teachers should:

2. When looking at the scaffolding model, which component is most important in the learning process?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Check your understanding of the methods for scaffolding in education with this quiz/worksheet. It will focus on what instructional scaffolding involves, what it looks like, and how it can benefit students in the classroom.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Students can expect questions on topics like:

  • The definition of instructional scaffolding
  • The steps of the scaffolding model
  • Assessing students
  • Re-evaluating lessons

Skills Practiced

Those who take this quiz will be practicing the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - pull the critical information from the lesson on the methods of scaffolding
  • Defining key concepts - define terms such as instructional scaffolding
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast the steps of the scaffolding model
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding assessing students and re-evaluating lessons

Additional Learning

Students who want to know more about this topic should check out the lesson Scaffolding Teaching Strategies. It will meet the following objectives:

  • Define instructional scaffolding
  • Demonstrate how instructional scaffolding functions in a classroom
  • Identify the steps of scaffolding and learn when to use each
  • Differentiate between the steps
  • Understand how to assess student understanding and the lesson itself