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Vygotsky's theory on scaffolding and the zone of proximal development

Culture and it effect on a childs cognitive development

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Culture and it effect on a childs cognitive development
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Vygotsky also consider a childs culture and their enviornment as a big part of a students cognitive development.  Once you can understand a childs culture and there surrounding enviornment you therefore are able to help understand a childs skills and their own way of learning

Vygotsky emphasised socioculture theory which looks at the cognitive development proceed as result of social interactions between members of a cutlure.