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Adriany, Vina – Gender and Education, 2019
This paper attempts to explore young children's construction of femininities in a kindergarten in Indonesia. Using a postdevelopmentalist and postcolonial approach, this paper seeks to understand how young children in the school develop, negotiate and resist existing gender construction. This paper is based on an ethnography research conducted in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Kindergarten, Preschool Children, Femininity
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Addisu, Kumsa Megersa; Wudu, Melese Tarekegne – Cypriot Journal of Educational Sciences, 2019
The purpose of this study was to investigate the practice of preschool curriculum implementation in selected woredas of South West Shoa Zone. For this study, descriptive survey research design was used. Data were gathered from 49 O-Class, 9 kindergartens, 192 teachers, 58 principals, 12 cluster supervisors and 4 woreda education experts. The…
Descriptors: Preschool Curriculum, Curriculum Implementation, Kindergarten, Teacher Attitudes
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Dörr, Lisa; Perels, Franziska – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2019
Metacognition is a crucial prerequisite for self-regulated learning and refers to the knowledge and the regulation of cognitive processes. Several authors argue that children at preschool age can use initial metacognitive control strategies and monitor their learning activities. This fact will create the conditions for promoting metacognitive…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Cognitive Development, Preschool Children, Caregivers
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Sun, Jin; Tang, Yixuan – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
This study examined the relationship between aspects of maternal scaffolding and Chinese preschoolers' self-regulation. Thirty-three children aged 3-5 (12 boys and 21 girls) and their mothers from one kindergarten in Nanning, China, participated in 2 dyadic problem-solving tasks. The children's self-regulation was assessed using the tapping task…
Descriptors: Mothers, Scaffolding (Teaching Technique), Preschool Children, Child Development
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Greve, Anne; Garnier, Pascale; Ulvik, Oddbjørg Skjaer; Øien, Ingvil; Chantseva, Victoria; Fallang, Bjørg; Gulbrandsen, Liv Mette; Rayna, Sylvie – European Early Childhood Education Research Journal, 2019
Food practices are culturally and historically situated, and so are conceptions of 'risk'. Comparative studies of food practices can highlight these cultural norms and conceptions. In this article we will present results from a study that investigated food practices in Norwegian and French kindergartens with a particular focus on constructions of…
Descriptors: Food, Risk, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Background
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Prosen, Simona; Smrtnik Vitulic, Helena – European Early Childhood Education Research Journal, 2019
The study addresses the emotion of anger in preschool teachers -- its frequency, the circumstances of its emergence, and strategies for its regulation -- as well as the occurrence of mental health problems in preschool teachers and their connection to emotion regulation. The sample comprised 143 preschool teachers from various kindergartens in…
Descriptors: Psychological Patterns, Preschool Teachers, Mental Health, Emotional Response
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Yang, Weipeng; Li, Hui – Curriculum Journal, 2019
School-based curriculum development (SBCD) has been advocated to enhance the quality of early childhood education within the context of modernization and globalization. However, few studies have examined how the social change and globalization may shape the early childhood curriculum. This study examined SBCD in two Shenzhen kindergartens via…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Early Childhood Education, Preschool Curriculum, Kindergarten
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Stockinger, Helena – Religious Education, 2019
The qualitative Early Childhood research project analyzes how children, aged five to six years, talk about the dimensions of diversity they recognize in their kindergarten and how two kindergartens in Austria deal with diversity. The children talk about age, gender, size, language, religion, different countries of origin, and skin colors. With…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Early Childhood Education, Kindergarten, Diversity
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Liu, Xiaolin; Hu, Biying; Huang, Jian-hao – English Language Teaching, 2019
As one typical form of play, play center activities are commonly used in early childhood education programs in China. This study used the Activities Sub-scale of the Chinese Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale (CECERS) to measure the quality of the play center activities in K2 (4-5 years old) classroom, which based on a stratified random…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Play, Learning Centers (Classroom), Educational Quality
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Ceylan, Remziye; Gök Çolak, Feride – International Education Studies, 2019
The purpose of this study is to investigate the effects of drama activities on the life skills of five-year-old children. Experimental design with pretest posttest control group was used in the study. The sample group of the study consisted of 32 children aged five years who were educated in a kindergarten in Istanbul province in the academic year…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preschool Children, Kindergarten, Drama
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Valente, Joseph Michael – Anthropology & Education Quarterly, 2019
This article reports on our use of a "deaf lens" in adapting video-cued multivocal ethnography for the "Deaf Kindergartens in Three Countries: Japan, France, and the United States" project. Beginning with a discussion of how this "deaf lens" shaped the design of the study, research questions, and methodology, the…
Descriptors: Deafness, Cross Cultural Studies, Video Technology, Cues
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Kjeldsen, Ann-Christina; Educ, Lic; Saarento-Zaprudin, Silja K.; Niemi, Pekka O. – Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2019
Training in phonological awareness has brought about well-documented positive effects on learning to read in lower-primary grades. Less is known about long-term gains extending to upper-primary and junior high school. The few longitudinal studies covering at least 5 years suggest that gains in decoding are sustained, whereas effects on reading…
Descriptors: Phonological Awareness, Elementary School Students, Junior High School Students, Foreign Countries
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de Bruijn, Annette – Children's Literature in Education, 2019
In multi- or intercultural educational contexts, folktales from around the world are often approached as representative of diverse cultures and used to transmit knowledge and understanding of the literary, social and cultural heritage of those cultures to children. In this article, I present contemporary critical literary, folklore and cultural…
Descriptors: Folk Culture, Critical Literacy, Cultural Differences, Multicultural Education
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Alodat, Ali M.; Zumberg, Marshall F. – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2019
This qualitative study aimed to discover teachers' perceptions about the effectiveness of using the nonverbal Cognitive Abilities Screening Test (CogAT) in identifying gifted and talented children. The study's sample of six teachers participated in standardizing the Jordanian version of the CogAT. Teachers attended a focus group discussion, and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cognitive Ability, Nonverbal Tests, Screening Tests
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Mustola, Marleena – Educational Philosophy and Theory, 2019
The hierarchical human-centric paradigm has been criticized by various movements of posthuman philosophy because this paradigm forgets and dismisses nonhuman beings and entities: animals, nature, objects, and technology. When I developed a course called 'Education and Adaptations of Animal Studies' for university students in 2015, I learned two…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, College Students, Animals, Ethics
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