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ERIC Number: EJ441872
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1991
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ISSN: ISSN-0885-2006
Sociomoral Atmosphere in Direct-Instruction, Eclectic, and Constructivist Kindergartens: A Study of Teachers' Enacted Interpersonal Understanding.
DeVries, Rheta; And Others
Early Childhood Research Quarterly, v6 n4 p449-71 Dec 1991
A microanalytic description of teachers' interactions with children suggests that the sociomoral atmospheres of three types of classrooms differ considerably. Children in the direct-instruction classroom experience an almost totally unilateral relationship with the teacher; in the constructivist classroom, there is more reciprocity and intimacy; and in the eclectic, less restraint. (LB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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