Evaluation Tool for the Application of Discovery Teaching Method in the Greek Environmental School Projects

Maria Kalathaki

Abstract


Greek school community emphasizes on the discovery direction of teaching methodology in the schoolEnvironmental Education (EE) in order to promote Education for the Sustainable Development (ESD). In ESDschool projects the used methodology is experiential teamwork for inquiry based learning. The proposed tool checkswhether and how a school program follows discovery teaching approaches under the principles and guidelines of EEand ESD. The criteria focus on the active teaching and learning which promote student discover, regarding the roleof the community as a learning environment which can cultivate active, environmentally responsible citizens. TheEvaluation Tool answers 3 research questions and 17 sub-queries with 47 criteria on the skills for implementation ofdiscovery teaching method, the process of discovery teaching method and the learning environments.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5430/wje.v5n2p40

 

World Journal of Education
ISSN 1925-0746(Print)  ISSN 1925-0754(Online)

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