Locke emphasized the importance of a well-designed learning environment with activities for sensory experiences believing that children learnt through their senses. He also came up with the notion that children are born with Tabula Raza.
As evidenced and postulated by the works of the renowned and recognized researcher, Vygotsky, it's important for a tutor or teacher to establish positive thoughts in a learner's mind, especially at a young age. According to the ZPD model built by, a tutor should not focus on the inabilities of a student, but rather focus on the abilities the student can achieve under the guidance of a qualified tutor. According to my understanding, ZPD model is a platform, originating from educational philosophical theories that tutors, teachers and even lecturers should apply in teaching methodologies since they will not use the ideologies due on the inabilities of the students but rather focus on their abilities