The Zone Of Proximal Development

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  • 1. 
    What does ZPD stand for?
    • A. 

      Zoo of Procreational Design

    • B. 

      Zebra Police Department

    • C. 

      Zone of Proximal Development

  • 2. 
    Who first used ZPD?
    • A. 

      Vygotsky

    • B. 

      Zoogotsky

    • C. 

      Bruce McCoy

  • 3. 
    According to Vygotsky, students learn best when they are in the Zone of Proximal Development.  The best description of this zone is:
    • A. 

      A theoretical region that is only limited by the child's imagination.

    • B. 

      The gap between a student's ears.

    • C. 

      The difference between what a child can do with help and what he or she can do without guidance.

    • D. 

      A position along the performance scale where both Student Advisors and Faculty Advisors are happy with a student teacher's performance.

  • 4. 
    Which of the following choices is a findings of Dean's inquiry project?
    • A. 

      Students should be encouraged to take risks.

    • B. 

      Elementary student teachers work much harder than secondary student teachers.

    • C. 

      The classroom environment should allow students to make mistakes.

    • D. 

      That napping is not a prescribed learning outcome.