The Potential of Action Research for Improving Science Teaching – An Experience from Georgia

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  • Marika Kapanadze Faculty of Business, Technology and Education, Ilia State University, Tbilisi, Georgia, Georgia



science teaching, innovation, Action research


Action Research is an intense strategy of connecting practice and research. New teaching approaches and materials in Physics were developed during a master course at Ilia State University in Georgia. Pre-service teachers conducted Action Research using observations, interviews, and questionnaires to test and evaluate these innovative approaches in the classroom. The current paper describes how Georgian pre-service teachers have been working to improve physics teaching in the 7th grade. After implementing the inquiry-oriented lessons modules, the pre-service teachers noted a positive tendency in terms of students’ involvement and motivation toward physics.


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How to Cite

Kapanadze, M. (2019). The Potential of Action Research for Improving Science Teaching – An Experience from Georgia. Action Research and Innovation in Science Education, 2(2), 1–2.