Application of the 5E Model in Teaching Sciences in Vietnamese Secondary School under STEM Education Orientation

Application of the 5E Model in Teaching Sciences in Vietnamese Secondary School under STEM Education Orientation

Do Thi Quynh Mai* Hanoi University of Education (VIETNAM)
Nguyen Mau Duc Hanoi University of Education (VIETNAM)
Pham Thi Bich Dao The Vietnam National Institute of Educational Sciences (VIETNAM)
STEM education has become an educational trend of great interest in many countries worldwide, and Vietnam is no exception. Based on the research of STEM education operating process, the 5E model, and the analysis of Science subjects curriculum at secondary school, the paper proposes the principle of designing contents for teaching and learning activities using the model 5E under the STEM education orientation, and designing and organizing teaching activities in teaching Science subjects in secondary school. The paper also gives an illustrative topic of applying knowledge to create a “Simple rocket” after learning basic theory in the “Acetic acid” lesson - 9th grade Chemistry. Research methodology was carried out on 80 students in grade 9 of experimental and control classes at 2 secondary schools in Nha Trang and Thai Nguyen province. Through the implementation of these activities, students acquire knowledge of a number of STEM subjects, apply them to solve practical problems, and enhance their interest in learning science subjects, contributing to the formation and development of what competencies necessary to meet the requirements of reforming general education in Vietnam.
5E model
secondary school
STEM education
sciences teaching

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