Zone of Proximal Development and Scaffolding

Teachers across the world do often ponder what kind of instruction is optimal for a child. This is something that has puzzled developmental psychologists since a century. The relationship between specific subject-matter instruction and its consequences for psychological development was a problem that development psychologist Lev Vygotsky (circa 1930s) sought to address and came with […]

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Social and Emotional Learning (SEL)

During adolescence, parents will notice changes in the way their child interacts with family, friends and peers. These changes indicate that the child is forming an independent identity and evolving to be an adult. Seeking more independence, exploring new experiences, developing an individual set of morals and values, vulnerability to peer influences, risk-taking behaviour, showing […]

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Key Life Skills

The purpose of academic education is to equip students to stand on their own feet, and the path to it could be a job or an entrepreneurial venture. Life Skills perfectly dovetail into this need by preparing the students for the challenges of the fast-paced rapidly-changing 21st century.  Evidence-based research all over the world points […]

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