The Magic of Inquiry Based Learning
Length of Training: 90 minutes
Foster the love of learning in OST! The
Magic of Inquiry Based Learning training shows you how to deliver fun STEAM
(Science, Technology, Arts, Engineering and Math) activities in your OST
setting through best practice strategies such as the 5E’s Instructional Method.
Prepare to bring the magic to OST!
Upon successful completion of this training series and
follow up assignment(s), the participant will earn 1.5 clock hours (.2 CEUs) of
- Define inquiry-based learning.
- Utilize the 5E’s instructional method to
facilitate science activities in OST.
Core Competencies Addressed
Core Knowledge Area – Learning
Environment and Curriculum: Entry Level and Level 1, 2, 3
4.B.-Design and implement a curriculum to
enhance cognitive development
Core Knowledge Area – Interaction with
Children/Youth: Entry Level and Level 1, 2, 3
5.A.- Promote meaningful engagement,
leadership, and guidance of the children/youth
Primary QIS Scales Addressed
II-J Active Learning
activities involve youth in engaging with (creating, combining, reforming)
materials or ideas or improving a skill through guided practice.
III-O Furthering Learning
Staff encourage young people to deepen or extend
their knowledge or thinking (e.g., staff ask open-ended questions that
encourage young people to analyze; define a problem.