Lev Vygotsky

By Valerie

Lev was born in 1896 and Died in 1934

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Social Interaction

Lev thought that many kids' thinking is affected by their knowledge of social interaction.


  • Zone of proximal development (ZPD)

-Level 1: 'Present Level of Development' shows what the child knows without help of others.

-Level 2: ' Potential level of development' shows what the child could be capable of with the help of other people

  • Scaffolding: When an adult gives support to a child they adjust it depending on the child's progression.

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*Lev Vygotsky died of Tuberculosis on June 11, 1934*