Filippos Evangelou


This paper analyses the design and implementation of a teaching scenario for the creation of a school garden using the inquiry method. It was implemented by students aged 6 to 12 years old at the 9th Primary School of Intercultural Education in Ioannina (Greece) during the teaching period: from September 2018 to June 2019. The main purpose of the implementation of the teaching scenario is the creation of the school garden - through a field of practical daily teaching and learning activities and through the inquiry approach - to form a culture among the students about sustainability and sustainable development. All students in the school - native, foreign, Roma, students with special educational needs - in the context of inclusive education are involved in the learning process with specific strategies such as group work, research work projects (project method), learning by experiment, learning with digital and collaborative learning tools, field research. Finally, through the use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) and in combination with playful activities, cooperation on the topic under study is sought between groups, classes, schools, and institutions within and outside the Region of Epirus (Greece).


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