Education Quarterly Reviews
Published: 04 October 2018
Environmental Education through Art: A Creative Teaching Approach
Iosif Fragkoulis, Marios Koutsoukos
Hellenic Open University and ASPETE (Greece)
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The present study describes a creative teaching approach utilizing two works of art in environmental education teaching, making the teaching of material recycling and reuse more experiential, participatory, and original. The third work of art, selected and presented by the learners themselves, "completed the picture" of this innovative approach. Therefore, as the study proves to have the right encouragement, the learners can broaden their cognitive capacities, while through discovery learning they can come in contact with artworks that they did not even know that existed until recently
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