Theory of Science Test 1

  1. Constructivist definition
    • people construct their own understanding and knowledge of the world, through experiencing things and reflecting on those experiences (
    • In a practical sense, students use investigations to add to their knowledge, then assess how their understanding has change
    • Build on prior knowledge, construct a model based on what they thought they knew before and change it
    • Say reasoning for learning
  2. 5 Es
    • Engage
    • Explore
    • Explain
    • Elaborate
    • Evaluate
  3. Who came up with the 5E model?
    • BSCS.
    • Biological sciences curriculum study
    • For Elementary settings but applicable to other streams.
    • American organization
  4. Integrated curriculum model
    • A combination of subjects
    • An emphasis on projects
    • Sources that go beyond textbooks
    • Relationshiips among concepts
    • Thematic units as organizing principals
    • Flexible schedules
    • Flexible student groupings
    • 10 levels of curriculum integration
  5. Examples of Integrated curriculum model
    • UNESCO, U of W is a candidate school
    • UNESCO themes
  6. Argument Driven Inquiry
    • Students need the core ideas and the concepts to understand the processes of scientific investigation
    • It helps students make sense of natural phenomena and communicate in a scientific way
  7. Process of Argument Driven Inquiry
    • Students generate arguments after you give them certain guidelines
    • Come up with an experiment.
    • Come up with arguments to support their ideas
    • Group work drives their inquiry
    • Not a curriculum, it’s an instructional approach
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Theory of Science Test 1
Theory of Science Test 1