- ˈskæfəld or ˈskæfl ̩d
- A structure made of scaffolding, for workers to stand on while working on a building.
- An elevated platform on which a criminal is executed.
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.