Improving Instructional Design via 5E Model
According to the constructivist learning theory, knowledge is constructed as student integrate new information with their pre-existing knowledge base.
Proponents of constructivism suggest that students learn best when they are actively engaged in performing activities that relates to their real world. In essence, constructivists would like for students to “think like a scientist.”
The 5E instructional model is designed to give students the ability to incorporate a student led inquiry approach following the 5E phase (Engage, Explain, Explore, Elaborate, and Evaluate). How are learning technologies being leveraged using the 5E instructional model successfully?