Pitch your lesson to the top – the ‘differentiate down’ with scaffolds and ‘only if I get stuck’ resources that learners can go to help them meet the challenge and your high expectations of them. We all know the key principles when planning a lesson:
|So where does scaffolding fit in and what does it mean?|
Scaffolding occurs when the teachers model or demonstrate how to solve a problem, and then step back, offering support as needed. This can be done verbally, procedurally or using lesson tools some of which are shown below.