ERIC Number: EJ375651
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: 0
How Is a Teacher Different from a Mother? Young Children's Perceptions of the Social Roles of Significant Adults.
Klein, Elisa L.
Theory into Practice, v27 n1 p36-43 Win 1988
This article focuses on young children's perceptions of teachers and mothers and compares the perceptions of preschool and kindergarten children with respect to the roles of these important adults. It concludes that children's perceptions are socially constructed based on their experiences within the school setting. (Author/JL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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