Acceleration and equity require teachers to provide ALL students with engagement in on grade-level or above, complex learning tasks. Too little or too much scaffolding prevents students from gaining the needed learning opportunities. Consider when you might be rescuing students rather than scaffolding. Consider why just-in-time scaffolding is important.
Read the article, “Just-in-Time vs Just-in-Case Scaffolding: How to Foster Productive Perseverance” here.
Read the article, “Are you Scaffolding or Rescuing” here.
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