The Theories of Lev Vygotsky and Their Classroom Applications

This paper is for a class in Early Childhood Education. It should describe Vygotsky\’s sociocultural theory and describe the zone of proximal development, intersubjectivity, and scaffolding. It may also include his theory of play and any of his theories that directly apply to the field of early childhood education.

The introduction should provide an in depth biography, citing Vygotsky\’s early influences such as family life, teachers, environment, experiences and the impact of other theorists. It should include the purpose, goals, and why Vygotsky was chosen as a key theorist. It should also include what the reader will gain by reading this research paper.

The body paragraphs should provide Vygotsky\’s primary focus and a synopsis of the key ideas of his theories. The body paragraphs should also provide a clear description of how Vygotsky\’s theories connect with my life as an early childcare professional and how they affect my practice with children and families. A clear description of the impact this theorist has made in relation to the present ideas in the field should be provided.

Finally, the conclusion should provide a concise summary of the overall findings and thoughts. The paper\’s citations should be from credible, relevant, and scholarly resources, and a works cited page should be included.