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Walan, Susanne – Education 3-13, 2019
Earlier studies have discussed the usefulness of storytelling and hands-on activities when teaching young children science. However, few studies have investigated the use of the two methods in combination. This study reports on five pre-school teachers' experience of combining storytelling and hands-on activities in teaching science and their…
Descriptors: Hands on Science, Science Activities, Preschool Teachers, Foreign Countries
Wolf, Maryanne – Phi Delta Kappan, 2019
Because reading is not a natural process like language, young learners must be taught to read. Knowledge about how the reading brain develops has critical implications for understanding which teaching methods to use and helps reconceptualize previous debates. In this excerpt from "Reader Come Home: The Reading Brain in a Digital World",…
Descriptors: Reading Instruction, Brain, Teaching Methods, Decoding (Reading)
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Özmantar, Zehra Keser; Karatasoglu, Dilek – International Journal of Research in Education and Science, 2019
The evaluation of preschool education institutions in Turkey is conducted by two different bodies: The Ministry of National Education (MoNE) and The Ministry of Family and Social Policies (MoFSP). To date, there does not appear any attempt to designate the compliance of MoNE and MoFSP evaluation criteria with international quality standards. This…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preschool Education, Accreditation (Institutions), International Cooperation
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Akar, Huseyin; Ustuner, Mehmet – International Journal of Research in Education and Science, 2019
The aim of the present study was to examine the relationships between perceptions of teacher's transformational leadership, organizational support, organizational justice and quality of work life. A model suggesting that teacher perceptions of the transformational leadership behavior of school administrators directly affected their perceptions…
Descriptors: Correlation, Teacher Attitudes, Transformational Leadership, Quality of Working Life
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Leung, Cynthia; Leung, Janet; Leung, Shirley; Karnilowicz, Wally – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
This pilot study used a quasiexperimental design to evaluate the Whole Inclusive School Empowerment (WISE) project providing educational psychology services to kindergartens to support students with diverse learning needs. There were eight intervention kindergartens that received WISE educational psychology services and eight control kindergartens…
Descriptors: Empowerment, Pilot Projects, Inclusion, Kindergarten
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Steyn, Miemsie; Moen, Melanie – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
This article reports on the emotional factors that contribute to children's sadness. As teachers are the most appropriate caregivers to detect problems and to address the impact of these challenges, 30 teachers asked 224 children (N=224) to draw and describe their experiences of sadness. From these drawings, two distinctive themes emerged, namely…
Descriptors: Freehand Drawing, Psychological Patterns, Teacher Student Relationship, Emotional Experience
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Meland, Aud Torill; Kaltvedt, Elsa Helen – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
The purpose of this study is to investigate how gender manifests itself in Norwegian kindergarten, as observed by students during three weeks' work experience. The empirical basis was collated from 40 accounts of work experience from 20 kindergartens. Student kindergarten teachers' observations of how gender is expressed in kindergarten forms the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Kindergarten, Young Children, Gender Issues
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Howells, Kristy; Meehan, Catherine – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
This study explored early years' practitioners' and teachers' attitudes and confidence in delivering the UK Physical Activity guidelines [National Health Service (NHS). (2013). "Physical activity guidelines for children and young people." Retrieved July 15, 2015, from…
Descriptors: Physical Activities, Guidelines, Physical Fitness, Nursery Schools
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Monteiro, Elisa; Kuok, Angus C. H.; Correia, Ana M.; Forlin, Chris; Teixeira, Vitor – International Journal of Inclusive Education, 2019
This paper reports findings of a mixed methods study examining private school teachers' perceptions of efficacy in dealing with the challenges presented by inclusive education in Macao. This is highly pertinent after the Government invited consultation to propose changes to amendments of the Decree Law of 1996 concerning the education of students…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Effectiveness, Inclusion, Private Schools
Meyrick, Christopher S. – ProQuest LLC, 2019
The occurrence of behaviors that require disciplinary action will always be an issue without programs to support the social and emotional development of students at a young and critical age. The problem school districts face is how to appropriately and effectively provide consequences to different targeted age groups, based on their social and…
Descriptors: Values Education, Program Descriptions, Program Effectiveness, Self Control
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Rahn, Naomi L.; Coogle, Christan Grygas; Ottley, Jennifer R. – Infants and Young Children, 2019
Embedded learning opportunities are one evidence-based practice for addressing individualized education program goals for young children with special needs. In this study, we used quantitative and qualitative methods to analyze 8 early childhood special education teachers' use of embedded learning opportunities during the usual conditions of…
Descriptors: Preschool Teachers, Evidence Based Practice, Special Education Teachers, Preschool Children
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Baranovich, Diana-Lea; Fong, Pei-Chin; Hutagalung, Fonny – International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, 2019
The study aims to have a better understanding on the parental scaffolding in mathematics homework among preschoolers in the Malaysian context. This is achieved by exploring to what extent Malaysian parents provide scaffolding to their preschoolers in mathematics homework interactions. Investigations about the strategies employed by the parents…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods, Homework, Scaffolding (Teaching Technique)
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Cabell, Sonia Q.; Zucker, Tricia A.; DeCoster, Jamie; Melo, Carolina; Forston, Lindsay; Hamre, Bridget – Early Education and Development, 2019
Research Findings: This study examined the association between interactive book reading quality and prekindergarten children's gains in language and literacy skills over the course of an academic year for 96 teachers and 417 children across multiple locations in the United States. Two moderators were examined, namely, children's initial skill…
Descriptors: Preschool Children, Preschool Education, Books, Story Reading
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Jeon, Hyun-Joo; Kwon, Kyong-Ah; Walsh, Bridget; Burnham, Melissa M.; Choi, Yun-Jung – Early Education and Development, 2019
Research Findings: This study used teacher questionnaires to investigate the relationships of early childhood education teachers' depressive symptoms, professional motivation, and job-related stress to their beliefs about children and teaching practices. Teachers (N = 207) were recruited from early childhood education programs in the southern…
Descriptors: Preschool Teachers, Early Childhood Education, Depression (Psychology), Stress Variables
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Fukkink, Ruben G.; Sluiter, Rosanne M. V.; Gevers Deynoot-Schaub, Mirjam J. J. M.; Helmerhorst, Katrien O. W. – Early Education and Development, 2019
Research Findings: This small-scale study features the 1st comparative exploration of the pedagogical quality of parent-led child care and regular child care in The Netherlands. The quality of the interaction skills and the affective relationships between adults and children was evaluated and compared with those of regular child care centers. On…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Educational Quality, Child Care
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