THE STUDENTS GAIN THE FOLLOWINGS AT LIFE SCIENCE COURSES IN THE PRIMARY SCHOOL
- They grow up as self-confident, self-disciplined, entrepreneur, determined and responsive individuals with a strong sense of awareness and aesthetics as well asl strong communication, reasoning, and social skills.
- By undertaking responsibility, they use their knowledge and skills to solve the problems they encounter in daily life.
- They understand the significance of Atatürk and the reforms he introduced for the development of the Turkish Republic.
- They adopt and protect the national and moral values of the society.
- They are interested in what is happening around their natural environment and research about them.
- They know themselves and their environment.
- They are aware of what should be done for their personal development.
- They gain awareness about the importance of a healthy and safe life.
- They gain social involvement skills.
- They develop the skills to use resources productively.
- They develop the ability to learn how to learn.
- They gain the fundamental scientific process skills.
- They use the information and communication technologies purposefully.
LIFE SCIENCE ACTIVITIES CARRIED OUT IN THE PRIMARY SCHOOL
- The Life Science course activities are planned based on the understanding by design model.
- An inquiry and experience-based learning process is provided where the students access the information by using their competencies.
- The lessons are planned based on activities and they are supported with experiments and students’ experiences.
- The subjects to be covered are related to the students’ daily lives and thus, the students are encouraged to use their creativity as they complete the assigned tasks.
- The works carried out throughout the week and homework are sent to the students via Google Classroom.
MEASUREMENT-ASSESSMENT FOR THE PRIMARY SCHOOL LIFE SCIENCE COURSES
- A non-standard, diversity-based measurement-assessment approach is adopted for the Life Science Program.
- Throughout the year, the students’ performance is assessed based on the followings:
- Submitting work and homework on time,
- Active participation in the class,
- Individual and group activities,
- Self-assessment and peer-assessment forms,
- Performance tasks included in the understanding by design-based plans.