QuestionsCategory: Pedagogy of EnglishWhat is the importance of creating a zone of proximal development in the learners during classroom communication?
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The Zone of Proximal Development is the first level of learning. This level is where learning occurs when there is a need to be able to do something but there are not enough skills or tools to complete it. A child can learn to ride a bicycle from someone who has mastered the skill, however, a person without any experience cannot learn how to ride a bike. Zone of Proximal Development is where we learn how to do something, or learn the basics of a skill. As children grow, they have to learn how to do more complicated tasks. The second level of learning is called mastery. This level of learning occurs when a person masters a skill. At this point, a person can teach others what they have learned and will become an expert in their field. Read More>>>