Child Scaffolding

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As first introduces by Wood et al.(1979), the term “scaffolding” as a metaphor to capture the nature of guidance and support in learning. They use it to describe the nature of parent tutoring in the language development of young children. The result showed that parent who using scaffolding successfully focused in their children’s attention on the task on hand, and keep children motivated and working on the task.(Jenifer Hamond 2001) Parents give support by modelling or divided the task into manageable components and keep the task at an appropriate level of difficulty. Therefore, parent provided assistance through intervention and determined the child’s ability to complete the task. In the classroom interaction, the term of scaffolding defined…show more content…
Why it is that many times the best and well prepared activities will result the boredom deadly to higher order thinking? While other times what is the reason that the activities with unplanned make children fully attention participated in higher order thinking? This is lack of understating the children’s level and unpredictability of their learning process led to the central problem of this study. There are few reason show that children unable do their higher order thinking in their learning process, first is the way of teacher teaching. Teacher play an important role that led children to higher order thinking, but some of the teacher does not willing to change their teaching method in order to meet the needs of children nowadays. Traditional or directed teaching is an old fashioned way of teaching method was all about recitation, children do not have any freedom in learning and they always learn what teacher think to be learn. Teacher specifically in early childhood should have well training in promoting children's social and emotion needs, encourage language skills, organise the learning environment, plan the appropriate activities. (Amy 2011) Environment play as a third teacher for the children, it can be a part of the guidance for the children’s learning. All of this literature is relevant in create children’s higher order thinking and translate into developmental success later. The other important…show more content…
First, this research had aimed to describe the theory and concept of scaffolding and its role in problem solving skills among children. This research had discussed the theoretical and concept background of scaffolding. The interview with the teacher and observation of children in this research project adds to the awareness of scaffolding’s effectiveness in creating knowledge. Second, this study has contributed significantly in scaffolding happen in classroom. The technique which using in scaffolding make an important role to spark children’s interest and motivation. Through using scaffolding in classroom, children able to engage in an active process of learning. Stakeholders or policy makers that may benefits from the concepts and the data through this research, which can help them in creating the appropriate curriculum as well as give them support and exposition to school administrators, parent or future
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