Vygotsky's Zone of Proximal Development Theory: What are its Implications for Mathematical Teaching?

@inproceedings{Denhere2013VygotskysZO,
  title={Vygotsky's Zone of Proximal Development Theory: What are its Implications for Mathematical Teaching?},
  author={Christmas Denhere and Kudzai Chinyoka and Josiah Mambeu},
  year={2013}
}
This article focused on Vygotskian Zone of Proximal Development and its implications to the teaching of Mathematics in the schools. Literature has shown that underachievement and poor performance characterise the learning of Mathematics. Teaching Mathematics in the child’s zone of proximal development is viewed as one way of improving performance in Mathematics. Literature argues that teaching in the Zone of Proximal Development where the child’s learning is mediated and scaffolded by the… CONTINUE READING

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