College of Education
Dakota State University
Madison, South Dakota


Designing STEM Learning Using the BSCS 5E Instructional Model


Although many educators are interested in implementing STEM, they often are unsure how to get started. This paper will share how a middle school teacher and a university professor collaborated to use the BSCS 5E Instructional Model to develop and teach a design unit to 8th-grade students. This paper suggests that using the 5E Instructional Model is an effective strategy to design, adjust, and personalize STEM curriculum.

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