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Media Presentation 1 B


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Media Presentation 1 B

  1. 1. Discovery<br />Cory A. Abbott<br />
  2. 2. An inductive/ inquiry approach to learning<br />
  3. 3. Simply put, it presents problems to be solved through trial and error.<br />
  4. 4. A Perfect Example<br />The Scientific Method<br />
  5. 5. Things to consider:<br />Sometimes<br />a direct approach <br />is better.<br />Design lessons <br />carefully.<br />
  6. 6. Scaffold the<br />lesson to <br />build on prior<br />knowledge.<br />Practice makes <br />perfect.<br />
  7. 7. Helpful Hints<br />The Discovery strategy takes proper planning and time<br />Plan ahead for problems<br />
  8. 8. Remember that students may be doing most of this<br />work on their own.<br />Create step <br />by step <br />Instructions.<br />
  9. 9. Pros<br />Gives students<br />A feeling of<br />control.<br />Engages students<br /> at all levels of <br />learning.<br />Uses repeated steps to reinforce knowledge<br />Of skills learned.<br />
  10. 10. Cons<br />Time <br />Consuming.<br />Proper<br />Preparation <br />Is key.<br />Can lead to <br />misunderstandings <br />about content areas.<br />
  11. 11. FYI<br />The use of instructional<br />Technology and media can <br />Promote discovery and <br />Inquiry in students!<br />Ask your school media specialist to<br />help guide both you and your students <br />through relevant materials.<br />