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How Science Beyond the Boundaries uses the 5E model of instruction

In this film, Lucy Atkinson explains how the 5E model is used to make units that can be used very flexible and support through a clear structure

In this film, Lucy Atkinson explains how Science Beyond the Boundaries units have been structured around the 5E model of instruction.

She first describes each of the five phases of learning. Then she explains how they enable the teaching units to be flexible and supportive.

A copy of the flow diagram shown in the video may be downloaded using the link at the bottom of this step. It illustrates how the 5E model of instruction has been used to create structured teaching units that can be used flexibly.

Over to you

  • Think about how you might use the 5E model to plan a teaching sequence for a topic you are interested in.

Please share your thoughts with fellow learners in the Comments.

In particular, you might share your views on the interdisciplinarity of the suggestions proposed by fellow learners.

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