Take the scaffold down

scaffold

Here is an article from Katie Martin (the name resemblance is purely coincidental) which questions the amount of scaffolding and support we provide to our learners.

She says, “When we limit people to what we know or what we teach, we are limiting countless possibilities of what they know and can do without us.”

In her experiment, the trainees were able to produce much more original results than they would have if she had provided a template.

Definitely something to consider!

One thought on “Take the scaffold down

  1. Pingback: Scaffolding without stifling | Kate's Crate

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