Indeed, scaffolding has positive impacts in the classroom. The collaborative learning has led to change the strategies to bring about improved learning amongst all students. The competitive and individualistic strategies where individual performance was attributed to “smartness” or “dumbness” and ability to compete effectively within the classroom (Mclnemey and Mclnemey, 275).
Conversely, the collaborative model advocates for cooperation whereby the learners interact with each and the teacher to improve their learning (Brady, 9). The teachers develop the ability to create learning conversation unlike in earlier learning processes where the teacher asked questions. The learning conversion leads to confidence amongst the students. The group activities motivate all students learn and learn from each other.