As part of my work on education products, I have picked up a fair amount of learning science and theory. I recently explained one of these concepts to a friend and realized there is a lot of learning science that is generally applicable especially to people management. This post will help you be a better manager applying one of the most powerful concepts — the zone of proximal development.

There is a powerful concept in learning research called the Zone of Proximal Development that has many lessons for product leaders. …

Priya Mathew Badger

VP of Product & Design at eSpark Learning. Xoogler, Dev Bootcamp Alum, and NU Kellogg MBA.

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