Engage

5E Learning Cycle

Justine Woofter

Lauren Todd

Jessie Jones

Purpose of Engage

  • Creates interest
  • Generates curiosity
  • Raises questions
  • Activates prior knowledge
  • Introduces the main topic
  • Identifies misconceptions

Teacher's Responsibilities

  • Creates interest
  • Generates curiosity
  • Raises questions
  • Elicits responses that uncover what the students know or think about the concept/topic

Students' Responsibilities

  • Asks questions, such as: Why did this happen? What do I already know about this? What can I find out about this?
  • Shows interest in the topic
SKyTeach 5 E Lesson Microscope (engagement).m4v

Constructivist Teaching

  • Fosters critical thinking
  • Creates motivated and independent learners