Abstract：This paper takes Inquiry teaching as an example, and discusses its localization from four aspects. Inquiry teaching formed in early 20th century and developed in the mid-20th century and is still a valuable education theory at the present stage. In section one， the formation and development of inquiry teaching are introduced form three periods, that is twenty years, sixty years and ninety years of 20th century. Then the afferent and acquaint of foreign educational theories are presented from three periods of thirty years, seventy years and ninety years of 20th century. Section three takes the localization of induced inquiry and layered inquiry as an example to compare the differences of teaching theory models between domestic and foreign, the achieved of localization of foreign educational theories can also been perceived from this section. Section four from education tradition, education knowledge, education practice and the impacts on education development to explain how to realize the localization of inquiry teaching.
Keywords: inquiry teaching; localization; induced inquiry teaching...