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Kotaman, Hüseyin; Balci, Asli – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
The purpose of this study was to compare the impact of two storybooks -- one with realistic and one with non-realistic characters -- on children's comprehension performance. Children's performances in character and event recall, reasoning and problem-solving were compared. The participants were 100 young children enrolled in 1 of 13 classes at 4…
Descriptors: Story Reading, Books, Childrens Literature, Preschool Children
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Degotardi, Sheila; Gill, Amy – Early Years: An International Journal of Research and Development, 2019
This study examined infant educators' beliefs about infant language development in the context of early childhood classrooms. Participants were 59 educators who were employed to work directly with under-two-year-old children. Educators were interviewed to determine their understandings of infant language development and Grounded Theory qualitative…
Descriptors: Preschool Teachers, Grounded Theory, Language Acquisition, Preschool Education
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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
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Frède, Valérie – Cultural Studies of Science Education, 2019
In this article, we compared French and Cameroonian schoolchildren's initial conceptions and comprehension of the night and day cycle in order to test for cultural influence. Forty students aged almost 8 years (Grade 2) were individually interviewed in their schools about night and day dynamics before they had received any teaching in astronomy.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Elementary School Students, Grade 2
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Thompson, Canute S. – Educational Planning, 2019
This study explores behaviors which teachers perceive would be effective when leaders are undertaking organizational change. A sample of one hundred teachers drawn from all levels of the education system in Jamaica was used. The data were collected using a Likert-type instrument that was designed by the researcher and was tested for reliability…
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Teacher Attitudes, Leadership Effectiveness, Administrator Behavior
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Fox-Turnbull, Wendy – Australasian Journal of Early Childhood, 2019
This article describes a study of early childhood teachers' understanding of teaching and learning in children 4 and 5 years of age in technology education. The research aimed at assisting teachers' understanding of learning in technology using a developed framework. This study investigated the development of dispositions and attitudes including…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Young Children, Child Development
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Fernández-Jiménez, Carolina; Fernández-Cabezas, María; Polo Sánchez, M. Tamara; Díaz Batanero, M. Carmen – Innovations in Education and Teaching International, 2019
The present article seeks to discover the autonomous work strategies used by students studying different degrees: Social Education, Early Childhood Education and Pedagogy, applying the methodology of problem-based learning and determining student profiles according to their learning strategies. We also sought to explore the relationship between…
Descriptors: Learning Strategies, Skill Development, Problem Based Learning, Personal Autonomy
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Alenizi, Mogbel Aid K. – International Journal of Educational Psychology, 2019
The current study aims to assess the effectiveness of a program based on a multi-sensory strategy in developing of visual perception for primary school learners with learning disabilities. The study employed the quasi-experimental method on the experimental group of learners. A training program based on multi-sensory strategy was employed on a…
Descriptors: Learning Disabilities, Semitic Languages, Elementary School Students, Teaching Methods
Donovan, William; Wurman, Ze'ev – Pioneer Institute for Public Policy Research, 2019
This paper looks at the popularity of after-school mathematics by focusing on the Kumon and Russian School of Mathematics models. In 1954, Toru Kumon, a high school math teacher in Japan, designed a series of math worksheets to help improve the test scores of his son Takeshi, a second grader. Toru's goal was to teach Takeshi how to learn…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, After School Programs, Mathematics Instruction, Teaching Methods
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Bulunuz, Mizrap; Koç, Demet – European Early Childhood Education Research Journal, 2019
The aim of the study is to evaluate pre-service teachers' views and experiences regarding integrated guided reading practices in kindergarten. 66 senior pre-service teachers participated in the study. The views and experiences of the pre-service preschool teachers were analyzed qualitatively. The analysis of the interviews and observations…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Preschool Teachers, Kindergarten, Reading Instruction
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Cornali, Federica – Education 3-13, 2019
This study explores the main motives inspiring the choice of the teaching profession. To this end, a group of almost 400 Italian students enrolled in a training programme for pre-primary and primary school teachers was surveyed through questionnaires and discursive interviews on the main reasons for choosing a career as a teacher, and in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teaching (Occupation), Career Choice, Motivation
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Cameron, Tracy A.; Carroll, Jane L. D.; Taumoepeau, Mele; Schaughency, Elizabeth – New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies, 2019
Teachers of year 0/1 students in English-medium schools in New Zealand (1896 schools) were invited to participate in a survey focussed on assessment of new entrant children's oral language and emergent literacy skills, with an estimated 21% response rate (N = 745). Teachers indicated using a variety of methods for assessing children's skills at…
Descriptors: Preschool Teachers, Early Childhood Teachers, Young Children, Oral Language
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Robson, Sue; Brogaard-Clausen, Sigrid; Hargreaves, David – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
Well-being is a significant concept in research, policy and practice in education, but consensus about what it is is challenging. In addition, the well-being of children under eight is under-researched. Using online surveys, this paper looks at the perspectives of 155 parent/carers and 285 practitioners in England on young children's well-being.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Parent Attitudes, Teacher Attitudes, Well Being
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Öneren Sendil, Çagla; Erden, Feyza Tantekin – Early Education and Development, 2019
Research Findings: This study explores the beliefs, self-reported practices, and observed practices of Turkish preschool teachers toward children's peer relationship problems as well as the gap between their beliefs and practices. Five female teachers of 5-year-old children were selected as participants for this multiple case study. Approximately…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Beliefs, Foreign Countries, Preschool Children
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