The training “Using the Go-Lab ecosystem to organize inquiry-based learning” for the 5th year students of specialty Primary Education (external form of education) was held at the Pedagogical Institute of Borys Grinchenko Kyiv University on October 22, 2018. 19 students of the group POb-1-16-2.6z participated in the training, of which 6 students are teachers of elementary school, 2 are pedagogical staff.
This training was presented by Viktoriia Vember, a participant of the international project “Modernization of Pedagogical Higher Education on the Use of Innovative Teaching Tools” (MoPED) of the EU program Erasmus + KA2 – Development of Higher Education Capacity, No. 586098-EPP-1-2017-1-UA-EPPKA2-CBHE-JP, PhD, Associated Professor of Computer Science and Mathematics Department. V.Vember adapted and presented the materials of the Workshop “Collaboration to create research spaces for knowledge in the Go-Lab ecosystem”.
As part of the training, students learned about the model of the implementation of Inquiry Based Learning and resources for its support. The participants familiarized themselves with the structure of the Go-Lab portal, the features of the virtual labs search on Phet.colorado.edu, and the Graasp platform for creating Inquiry Learning Spases (ILS). Students reviewed the methodology of using Inquiry Based Learning technology at elementary school using ILS, features of creating ILS for elementary school students using the Graasp platform apps.