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Kolokouri, Eleni; Plakitsi, Katerina – World Journal of Education, 2016
This article describes a research study on the connection of Cultural Historical Activity Theory (CHAT) with Science Education in the early grades. The research study took place in the University of Ioannina, Greece with the support of the @fise research group. Within this frame, a narrative about light, colors and shadows was written as part of…
Descriptors: Science Education, Light, Color, Preschool Education
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Kolokouri, Eleni; Plakitsi, Katerina – World Journal of Education, 2012
This study uses history of science in teaching natural sciences from the early grades. The theoretical framework used is Cultural Historical Activity Theory (CHAT), which is a theory with expanding applications in different fields of science. The didactical scenario, in which history of science is used in a CHAT context, refers to Newton's…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Color, Foreign Countries, Science History
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Kolokouri, Eleni; Theodoraki, Xarikleia; Plakitsi, Katerina – World Journal of Education, 2012
This paper focuses on connecting natural sciences education with Cultural Historical Activity Theory (CHAT). In this sense, natural sciences education is considered as a lifelong learning procedure, not seen as an individual but as a collective activity. Moreover, learning becomes a human activity in which theory and praxis are strongly connected…
Descriptors: Natural Sciences, Lifelong Learning, Learning Activities, Praxis