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ERIC Number: EJ1163779
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2018
Pages: 19
Abstractor: As Provided
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ISSN: ISSN-0305-7925
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Teachers' Views about Pupil Diversity in the Primary School Classroom
Kaldi, Stavroula; Govaris, Christos; Filippatou, Diamanto
Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, v48 n1 p2-20 2018
The present study explores Greek primary school teachers' perceptions and views on pupil diversity in the classroom environment. A large-scale survey was carried out in order to examine teachers' perceptions about pupil diversity and to identify personal and/or educational characteristics that can influence or predict these perceptions. The outcomes of the study reveal that Greek primary school teachers view diversity as a challenge more than as a barrier in teaching and learning, they can recognise at a high level the key elements of differentiated instruction as part of managing pupil diversity in their class and hold a negative-to-neutral stance on traditional curriculum implementation practices. The most influential factors and predictors of these perceptions and views are also presented and discussed.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Greece
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