EDUCATING ENVIRONMENTAL LITERATE CITIZENS IN ASTRITSI GORGE: A NARRATIVE REFLECTION.
- Teacher of Meleses Lyceum, 70300, Crete, Greece. Ph.D., Med, School Advisor for Secondary Science Teachers of West Crete, Regional Educational Directorates of Crete, Knossos Avenue 6, 71306, Heraklion, Crete, Greece.
For more than ten years, Astritsi gorge constituted a very useful learning environment for the interdisciplinary approach of many cognitive objects taught in Meleses Lyceum, in the projects of the Environmental Education. It offered ample opportunities and possibilities to activate, in collaboration, many teachers, students, scientists, authorities, bodies, etc. and promote the principles and values of Environmental Education and Education for the Sustainable Development. This paper (consists of ) is a narrative reflection of the two teachers who developed many educational activities in Astritsigorge, carrying out many school environmental projects following the UNESCO decade of Education for the SustainableDevelopment. The purpose of the research was to present, in a summarized way, the extracting data from the collected archival material in a review study for teachers who materializeprojects of Environmental Education in Secondary Education. The archival material of the applied projects studied, through a reflection point of view, the goals which have been explicitly expressed or implied, on the thematic subjects, the criteria of the issue selection, the purposes and objectives, the educational methodology, the educational activities, actions and interventions inside and outside the school and gorge, reflections and evaluation, recommendations and dissemination of the projects’ results with impact on the local society.
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[Papastefanaki A and Kalathaki M. (2017); EDUCATING ENVIRONMENTAL LITERATE CITIZENS IN ASTRITSI GORGE: A NARRATIVE REFLECTION. Int. J. of Adv. Res. 5 (1). 526-534] (ISSN 2320-5407). www.journalijar.com
Article DOI: 10.21474/IJAR01/2777 DOI URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.21474/IJAR01/2777
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