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Learning Styles and Approaches
An examination of different learning styles and the effects of diversity on learning.
# 112508 | 1,721 words | 5 sources | APA | 2009 | US
Published on Feb 26, 2009 in Education (Teaching Methods) , Education (Theory)

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This paper discusses the teaching instructional methodology called scaffolding which is based on Lev Vygotsky's sociocultural theory of the zone of proximal development (ZPD). It provides an example of a fifth-grade teacher who used scaffolding as part of his curriculum on the Civil War. The paper then discusses different learning styles and the effects of diversity on learning.

Table of Contents:
Learning Styles
Student Diversity
Low- and High-Achieving Students

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Bloom, B. (1971). Mastery learning. New York: Holt, Rinehart, & Winston.
  • Bransford, J., Brown, A., & Cocking, R. (2000). How People Learn: Brain, Mind, and Experience & School. Washington, DC: National Academy Press.
  • Lev Vygotsky Archive. (No date). Retrieved May 14, 2008, from http://www.marxists.org/archive/vygotsky/
  • Olson, J. and Platt, J. (2000). The Instructional Cycle. Teaching Children and Adolescents with Special Needs. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice-Hall, Inc.
  • Raymond, E. (2000). Cognitive Characteristics. Learners with Mild Disabilities.. Needham Heights, MA: Allyn & Bacon, A Pearson Education Company

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