The 5-E Method for Enhancing Education

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The 5-E Method:
Enhancing Education
Bethany Birch
[email protected]
Navasota High School
我听见 我忘记
我看见 我记住
我做 我了解
Tell me and I'll forget.
Show me and I may remember.
Involve me and I'll understand.
What is 5-E?
A method of teaching suitable
for people of all ages that builds
on previous learning.
What is 5-E?
Engage: Get the student interested in topic
Explore: Students to look into the concept
Explain: Students explain what have learned
Elaborate: More information is given,
Evaluate:
students can practice their skills
Assessment of understanding by
student and teacher
What is “Engage”?
Get
the students involved and
interested in the topic.
Help
the students understand why
the information is useful.
Do these students look engaged?
This is NOT Engaging
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Engaging 5-E
-Think of a time you have been very
bored in class. Was there anything
special about that class? Can you even
remember a specific day in that
class? Did you learn anything?
How do we “Engage”?
At
the beginning of the lesson
SHOW something interesting.
Connect past learning to the current
lesson.
Come up with some activities that
grab students attention (class
discussion, group work, etc…)
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What is “Explore”?
This
phase lets students experience
and research so they learn the
concepts and skills.
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How do we “Explore”?
There
are many ways to let students
explore.
Computer labs, articles, videos,
gallery walks, learning stations and
research posters are some great
tools.
What is “Explain”
Students
put what they have learned
into their own words. (internalization)
Students learn vocabulary associated
with lesson.
How do we “Explain”?
Worksheets
Projects
that target vocabulary
Posters
Reports
Presentations
Digital
storytelling
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What is “Elaborate”
Allows
students to practice their new
skills through new experiences.
Let’s students develop a deeper and
broader understanding of concepts.
How do we “Elaborate”?
Ask
follow up questions
Broaden the scope
Show more applications
Practice target skills
What is “Evaluate”
Allows
both the teacher and the
student to assess understanding and
learning
Should encompass key concepts.
How do we “Evaluate”?
There
are many ways to evaluate
learning.
Tests, quizzes, and exams
Poster, papers, and presentations
Games are useful for informal
evaluations
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5-E summary
Engage:
Get them interested
Explore: Get them looking
Explain: Get them saying
Elaborate: Get them practicing
Evaluate: Get them tested!
Questions?
Break up into groups
In
each group use the provided hand
out to come up with a 1 class lesson
plan using the 5-E model.
Group
1- How Chinese characters work
Group 2- Who was Confucius?
Group 3- China’s rivers
Group 4- How to greet people in
Chinese.

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