Scaffolding

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Pronunciation

  • ˈskæfəʊld
  • ˈskæfəld or ˈskæfl ̩d

Noun

  1. A structure made of scaffolding, for workers to stand on while working on a building.
  2. An elevated platform on which a criminal is executed.

Verb

To set up a scaffolding; to surround a building with scaffolding


How teachers interact with students as they complete a task is important to the students' ability to perform the activity. Scaffolding is an instructional technique whereby the teacher models the desired learning strategy or task, then gradually shifts responsibility to the students.[1]

Quote

What we see around us is but the scaffolding to build what we do not see within us.