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Definition: Scaffolding refers to the idea that specialized instructional supports need to be in place in order to best facilitate learning when students are first introduced to a new subject.

List of Techniques for Scaffolding Instruction

Scaffolding techniques can include displaying graphics, activating prior knowledge, modeling an activity beforehand, and introducing motivational techniques to pique student interest.

Also Known As: Instructional Scaffolding
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