• K-5 Mathematics and the 5-E'sconstruction

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    The 5-E's of Inquiry-Based Learning:  

    5engage 5explore 5explain 5extend 5evaluate


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    Suggestion for 30 Minute Distance Learning:  Divide a lesson into 2 days

    Day 1:  Engage and Explore

    Day 2:  Explain, Extend and Evaluate

     

    Include an independent practice day each week for students to continue extending their learning.

     


     

  • 5-E's in a Typical Classroom Lesson

     

    Engage

    Preparation Fluency exercise

    Pose a real-world problem

    Notice and wonder to setup new learning

     

     

       explore

    Start of Concept Development with manipulatives & personal boards

     

     

     explain

    Middle- End of Concept Development, moving away from manipulatives

     

     

     

    extend

    Debrief

     

    Application and word problems

     

     

      evaluate

    Exit Ticket

  •  5-E's in 30 Minute Distance Learning

     

    Engage

    5 minutes

    Preparation Fluency, or

    Notice and wonder to setup new learning

     

      

    explore

    10-15 minutes

    Live/recorded lesson (Zoom, Google Hangout)

    Virtual Manipulatives or Simulations

    Live demo in ST Math by Module

      

    10-15 explain minutes

    Live explanatory lesson or video

    Vocabulary activity/organizer

    Problem Set or Online Game (ie. Kahoot)

     

    extend 5-10 minutes

    Debrief in live lesson, Canvas discussions, Flipgrid

    Real-world problem or Home connection

     

     

    evaluate

    5 minutes

    Exit Ticket

     

     

     

     

  • Summary of The 5-E's of Inquiry-Based Learning:  

    5engage 5explore 5explain 5extend 5evaluate

     

    Engage:  Capture interest, Uncover previous knowledge

    Explore:  Hands-on, Teacher facilitates discussion, Students interacting

    Explain:  Move to pictorial/abstract, Reinforce vocabulary, Teacher questioning to help understand the concept

    Extend/Elaborate:  Students use vocabulary to explain and justify, Connect to real life

    Evaluate:  Students demonstrate understanding