# Scaffolding in Education: Definition, Theory & Examples

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### Which of the following BEST defines scaffolding in education?

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### 2. Which of the following is among the modes of representation that Jerome Bruner recommends?

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For students who want to check their comprehension of scaffolding in education, this is a good place to start. The quiz/worksheet will challenge students to answer questions about what scaffolding is, its history, and how it can be used effectively in the classroom.

## Quiz & Worksheet

Students who take this quiz/worksheet will be tested on the following material:

• Scaffolding's definition and history
• History of scaffolding
• Modes of representation in scaffolding
• Stages of scaffolding

## Skills Practiced

Students who take this quiz/worksheet will be practicing the following skills:

• Reading comprehension - read the accompanying lesson on scaffolding and pull out the most useful and relevant information
• Making connections - use understanding of the scaffolding concept
• Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast the various steps of scaffolding
• Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the modes of representation of scaffolding

For more information, take a look at the lesson Scaffolding in Education: Definition, Theory & Examples. It will help you meet the following objectives:

• Define scaffolding as it applies to education
• Understand the theory and history of scaffolding
• Learn the steps of effective scaffolding
• Differentiate between the steps of scaffolding
• Take a look at an example of how scaffolding can be used in the classroom
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