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Russo-Zimet, Gila; Gilat, Itzhak – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2017
Many theoreticians focus on understanding the belief system regarding the mind of the learner--The Mind Theory. Olson & Brunner (1996) referred to this belief system as "folk psychology." They named the processes required to promote learners' knowledge and understanding "folk pedagogy." In their opinion, folk pedagogy…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Foreign Countries, Teacher Education, Caregivers
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Rizvi, Afroz Haider – Journal of Education and Practice, 2016
In the paper, the researcher attempted to assess Professional Adjustment status and level of teachers according to their marital status on a sample of 792 teachers. Teachers have been classified into two categories viz. married and unmarried. To evaluate the status of professional adjustment of teachers, a tool viz. "Manual on Teachers…
Descriptors: Marital Status, Adjustment (to Environment), Family Work Relationship, Foreign Countries
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Strohmer, Janina; Mischo, Christoph – Early Child Development and Care, 2016
In this study, the development of prospective early childhood teachers' competencies during teacher education is investigated. In detail, early childhood teachers' beliefs about the relevance of competencies, their competence-related self-concept and objective measures of knowledge regarding language and language development were assessed.…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Self Concept, Preservice Teacher Education, Teacher Attitudes
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Linder, Sandra M.; Rembert, Kellye; Simpson, Amber; Ramey, M. Deanna – Professional Development in Education, 2016
This multi-phase mixed-methods study explores provider and recipient perceptions of the current state of early childhood professional development in a southeastern area of the United States. Professional development for the early childhood workforce has been shown to positively influence the quality of early childhood classrooms. This study…
Descriptors: Mixed Methods Research, Early Childhood Education, Professional Development, Teacher Surveys
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Rakap, Salih; Parlak-Rakap, Asiye; Aydin, Burak – International Journal of Inclusive Education, 2016
Inclusion of young children with disabilities into general education classrooms is a common practice that has been implemented for many years in developed countries around the world and many developing countries have been creating and implementing laws and regulations to support inclusive education in early years. Although extant literature…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Inclusion, Preschool Teachers, Preservice Teachers
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Aka, Elvan Ince – International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 2016
The aim of the current study is to identify the attitudes towards the laboratory course and self-efficacy beliefs in the laboratory use of prospective teachers who are attending Gazi University Gazi Education Faculty Primary Education Science Teaching program, and to investigate the relationship between the attitudes and self-efficacy beliefs.…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Science Teachers, Preservice Teachers, Self Efficacy
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Öztürk, Deniz Kahriman; Olgan, Refika – International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 2016
This article explores views of pre-school teachers in Turkey regarding the importance of Education for Sustainable Development (ESD). It also explores how pre-school teachers' views on the importance of Education for Sustainable Development can be explained by their experiences with nature in childhood. The study sample consisted of 838 pre-school…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preschool Teachers, Sustainable Development, Educational Attitudes
Sampson, Demetrios G., Ed.; Spector, J. Michael, Ed.; Ifenthaler, Dirk, Ed.; Isaias, Pedro, Ed. – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2016
These proceedings contain the papers of the 13th International Conference on Cognition and Exploratory Learning in the Digital Age (CELDA 2016), October 28-30, 2016, which has been organized by the International Association for Development of the Information Society (IADIS), co-organized by the University of Mannheim, Germany, and endorsed by the…
Descriptors: Conferences (Gatherings), Foreign Countries, Constructivism (Learning), Technological Advancement
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Ihmeideh, Fathi; Coughlin, Chris – Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 2015
Much attention has been given to the impact of cooperative teachers on the pedagogical behaviour of student teachers. In many cases, however, cooperating teachers gain as much from the student teacher as the student teacher acquires from them. This study was designed to elicit answers to the following two questions: (1) What are the perspectives…
Descriptors: Student Teachers, Early Childhood Education, Cooperating Teachers, Reading Instruction
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Platas, Linda M. – Journal of Early Childhood Research, 2015
The Mathematical Development Beliefs Survey was developed to measure early childhood teachers' beliefs about mathematics teaching and learning in the preschool classroom. This instrument was designed to measure beliefs concerning (a) age-appropriateness of mathematics instruction, (b) classroom locus of generation of mathematical knowledge…
Descriptors: Surveys, Teacher Attitudes, Early Childhood Education, Preschool Teachers
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Panpum, Watchara; Soonthornrojana, Wimonrat; Nakunsong, Thatsanee – Educational Research and Reviews, 2015
The objectives of this research were to develop the play experience model and to study the effect of usage in play experience model for enhancing the early childhood's desirable qualification. There were 3 phases of research: 1) the document and context in experience management were studied, 2) the play experience model was developed, and 3) the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Play, Models, Early Childhood Education
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Nurmilaakso, Marja – Journal of Teacher Education for Sustainability, 2015
Over the last decades the nature and form of what children can choose to read has changed radically, partly as a consequence of rapid technological advances and the increasing dominance of the image. The research questions were: (1) "How do children learn to read and write by computer?"; (2) "How can one support children's learning…
Descriptors: Questionnaires, Preschool Teachers, Elementary School Teachers, Preservice Teachers
Garbacz, S. Andrew; Sheridan, Susan M.; Koziol, Natalie A.; Kwon, Kyongboon; Holmes, Shannon R. – School Psychology Review, 2015
The present study examined parent-teacher congruent communication within conjoint behavioral consultation (CBC). Specifically, the study purpose was to determine the extent to which congruence in parent-teacher communication (i.e., the degree to which parents and teachers view their communication in a similar fashion) moderated CBC's effects on…
Descriptors: Parent Teacher Cooperation, Interpersonal Competence, Intervention, Teacher Attitudes
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Trivette, Carol M.; Raab, Melinda; Dunst, Carl J. – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2014
Factors associated with Head Start staff participation in a classroom-based professional development project to promote their use of evidence-based child learning opportunity practices and evidence-based responsive teaching procedures were examined in a study of 36 teachers and teacher assistants in 19 different classrooms. The factors…
Descriptors: Disadvantaged Youth, Preschool Education, Preschool Teachers, Teaching Assistants
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Torkar, Gregor – Center for Educational Policy Studies Journal, 2013
This paper presents the results of a survey among pre-service and in-service students of pre-school education and students of environmental sciences on the acceptability of value-laden statements made by their teachers on issues of sustainable development and climate change. Fifteen statements were provided, and students had to choose among the…
Descriptors: Climate, Change, Environmental Education, Teaching Methods
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