How to Scaffold

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Joel Medley


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Instructor Bio

Joel Medley is an SME and Director at Stride, Inc., formerly known as K12. His experience to coach educators through leadership development has expended from traditional school settings to online education.

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Course Description

Appropriate use of scaffolding to support student learning is a vital strategy in the classroom as it promotes a student’s individual, academic growth.

This course provides a definition of Scaffolding, criteria analysis checklist, examples for classroom implementation, and multiple takeaway documents for immediate teacher use.  


Every learner – regardless of their level – needs support to maximize their potential. Scaffolding is the way to align, build, and communicate those supports for student benefit.

Connection to Practice

  • Learn Various Ways to build Supports for Student Learning 
  • Apply Alignment, Basis, and  Communication for proficient use of Scaffolding


  • A willingness to learn and grow.
  • A computer or phone with access to the internet.
  • No paid software required – everything you need is in the Learning Module.

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