Scaffolding is a form of learning that student help and assist other students to learn, which is easier
for the students to learn from one another than a teacher at times.
Here are some of the key advvantages of scaffolding:
- Tutors and students serve to provide a bridge between a learner's existing
knowledge adn skills and the demands of the new task.
- By providing instructions and help int he context of the learner's activity,
tutors provide a structure to support the learner's problem solving.
- gudied participation ensures that they pay an active role in learning and
that they contribute to the successful solution of problems
- Effective guidance involes the transfer of responsibility from tutor to learner.