ZPC - Zone of Potential Construction
About This Show
The ZPC podcast is focused on learning and teaching of mathematics & science. The guests are teachers & researchers from around the globe. We have informal conversations about deep concepts and ideas.
Most Recent Episode
Episode 9 | Kindergarten Readiness with Tim Yeager
3 days ago
After stating a rather shocking statistic that indicates the overwhelming majority of five year olds enter Kindergarten “not ready” according to one assessment. Tim talks to us about how two varieties of early learning based on two professors theories on how children learn. After a failure in efforts, these professors stepped back from an effort to, “catch children up,” and began to focus on the idea that children are constantly learning. We discuss what comes out of this research, specifically two varieties of learning in children: Naming, and Observational.