In teaching and learning, scaffolding refers to a variety of instructional techniques used to move students progressively toward stronger understanding. Scaffolds may be tools, model or strategies.

Six scaffolding strategies you may use in teaching and learning:

1. Show and Tell

2. Tap into Prior Knowledge
3. Give Time to Talk
4. Pre-Teach Vocabulary
5. Use Visual Aids
6. Pause, Ask Questions, Pause, Review

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