The 5 E's
Engage, Explore, Explain, Elaborate, Evaluate
Purpose and Intent
Purpose: to go from "knowing" to "understanding"
Intent: transference, how it applies to other situations
By connecting new information to real life experiences and relatable examples, students are accumulating their knowledge on an individual basis. This approach helps reach a wider variety of learning types and, therefore, more students. By constructing their own knowledge they are actively building and rebuilding schemas and ideas and growing as students and learners.