The training “Inquiry based learning in Educational Process. Electronic Educational Resources for the Implementation Inquiry based learning in Education” for Kyiv school teachers was held at the Borys Grinchenko Kyiv University on April 23, 2019. This training was presented within the framework of the project “Modernization of Pedagogical Higher Education by Innovative Teaching Instruments” (MoPED) of the EU program Erasmus + KA2 – Development of Higher Education Capacity, No. 586098-EPP-1-2017-1-UA-EPPKA2-CBHE-JP by Nataliia Morze – Vice-Rector on Informational Technologies, Doctor of Pedagogical Sciences, Professor, Corresponding Member of National Academy of Pedagogical Sciences of Ukraine – Project Manager and by Mariia Gladun – Senior Lecturer of Department of Computer Science and Mathematics of the Faculty of Information Technology and Management of Borys Grinchenko Kyiv University.
The facilitators of the training adapted and presented the materials of the training seminars, which took place within the framework of the MoPED project: in Bilbao, Spain, March 19-23, 2018; Training sessions were lead by the team of researchers from the University of Deusto, Spain, on the basis of the Gregory Skovoroda Pereyaslav-Khmelnytsky State Pedagogical University on March 11-15, 2019.
During the training, the participants got acquainted with the concept of “inquiry based learning”, learned about stages during and preparation for the project activity and research stages, they study the peculiarities of the implementation STEM, and considered the electronic educational resources for the creation of digital research environments.
In particular, the teachers discovered the functionality of the Go-Lab portal and the possibility of creating their own learning environment on the Graasp platform. The main features of the platform were discussed, including the use of embedded applications for virtual and remote experiments, the integration of Graasp with external resources, the role of users and interaction between them, etc.
The participants emphasized the relevance and usefulness of the training, noting that they intend to use the acquired knowledge in their own activities.