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Using Technology to Support Lesson Scaffolding

LINCS member, Susanne Nobles, recently shared Digital Promise Adult Learning initiative's second brief, Designing for Technology Adult Learners: Support and Scaffolding. She notes that "this short report shares the research behind five key instructional strategies to consider when designing ed-tech for ... adult learners".

Scaffolding on the Spot!

Hello friends, I recently came across a blog that discusses on the spot scaffolding. I would describe this as the immediate moves a teacher makes when she notices students do not understand what is being taught. In essence, the teacher adds a layer of support to help the students grasp important content. You can check out Rebecca Alber's blog here: http://www.edutopia.org/blog/spot-scaffolding-students-rebecca-alber

Rebecca outlines three strategies for providing on the spot scaffolding:

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