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Jenkin, Chris J. – Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 2016
The national bicultural early childhood curriculum in New Zealand, Te Whariki, and the Graduating Teacher Standards require that graduating teachers are competent in Maori language as well as English, and have an understanding of aspects of Maori knowledge. However, research shows that teachers are not yet proficient in the skills needed to…
Descriptors: Biculturalism, Student Teachers, Foreign Countries, Early Childhood Education
Krause, Judith Anne – ProQuest LLC, 2016
Purpose: The purpose of the qualitative study was to explore early childhood classroom teachers' experiences with administrative support in the implementation of the Desired Results Developmental Profile (DRDP) as an authentic assessment tool. Methodology: The participants included 10 Head Start and 10 State Preschool teachers implementing the…
Descriptors: Preschool Teachers, Early Childhood Education, Administrator Role, Early Intervention
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Latham, Gloria; Carr, Nicky – Journal of Learning Design, 2015
The article "Authentic learning for pre-service teachers in a technology-rich environment" (Latham & Carr, 2012) appeared in the "Journal of Learning Design," Volume 5, Issue 1 in 2012. Since writing this paper three years ago, the authors reflect upon and brainstorm what they describe here as a radically revised approach.…
Descriptors: Preschool Teachers, Action Research, Participatory Research, Foreign Countries
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Garvis, Susanne; Manning, Matthew – Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 2015
In Australia, growth in the demand of early childhood services for young children aged birth to three years has placed increased pressure on the early childhood education sector as new policy stipulates the need for qualified teachers. The new policy has resulted in a growth in Master of Early Childhood Education programs in Australian…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Early Childhood Education, Preschool Teachers, Infants
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Breen, Paul, Ed. – IGI Global, 2014
As our world becomes increasingly diverse and technologically-driven, the role and identities of teachers continues to change. "Cases on Teacher Identity, Diversity, and Cognition in Higher Education" seeks to address this change and provide an accurate depiction of the teaching profession today. This thought-provoking collection of…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Professional Identity, Teacher Role, Teacher Responsibility
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Tur, Gemma; Urbina, Santos – Digital Education Review, 2014
At the University of the Balearic Islands, in Ibiza local centre, an eportfolio project in Teacher Education has been implemented since the 2009-2010 school year. This article is based on the research of the two first school years (2009-2010 and 2010-11) of experimental implementation of blogs as electronic portfolios. The results reported are…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Education Programs, Electronic Publishing, Web Sites
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Garvis, Susanne; Lemon, Narelle; Pendergast, Donna; Yim, Bonnie – Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 2013
In Australia, the growth in the provision of early childhood services for very young children aged birth to three years has placed increased demands on pre-service teachers as new policy stipulates the need for qualified early childhood teachers. While many teacher education programs offer early childhood courses, they have traditionally had a…
Descriptors: Content Analysis, Early Childhood Education, Preschool Teachers, Infants
Liu, Eric Zhi-Feng; Hou, Huei-Tse – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2013
The development of Web 2.0 has ushered in a new set of web-based tools, including blogs. This study focused on how teachers use and manage their blogs. A sample of 165 teachers' blogs in Taiwan was analyzed by factor analysis, cluster analysis and qualitative content analysis. First, the teachers' blogs were analyzed according to six criteria…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Web 2.0 Technologies, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Magen-Nagar, Noga; Firstater, Esther; Schwasbky, Nitza – International Journal of Technology in Teaching and Learning, 2013
This study examines the extent to which kindergarten teachers' attitudes towards the ICT affects their skills and as a result the level of assimilating ICT in their teaching. The study involved 141 teachers, who responded to anonymous self-reporting online questionnaires. The path analysis test (SEM) results indicate that the attitudes of the…
Descriptors: Kindergarten, Preschool Teachers, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Parnell, Will; Bartlett, Jackie – Young Children, 2012
With the increased prevalence of smartphones, laptops, tablet computers, and other digital technologies, knowledge about and familiarity with the educational uses for these devices is important for early childhood teachers documenting children's learning. Teachers can use smartphones every day to take photos, record video and audio, and make…
Descriptors: Preschool Teachers, Elementary School Teachers, Teacher Competencies, Video Technology
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Lindgren, Anne-Li – International Journal of Early Childhood, 2012
Documentation for pedagogical purposes is an increasingly important practice in Sweden, in Europe, and in the United States. This article focuses on the ethical aspects that need to be addressed in documentation practices in preschool. The empirical material is drawn from the blogs of Swedish preschool teachers who recorded their thoughts on…
Descriptors: Documentation, Instruction, Ethics, Preschool Education
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Harrison, Cathie Anne; van Vliet, Helen Elizabeth; Anderson, Tracy – Educational Psychology, 2012
Australian "Play School" is a children's television programme developed in collaboration with early childhood educators. It is screened free to air across Australia. Two hundred and twenty-four adult carers of young children aged 1-8 years completed an online survey via a link on the "Play School" website. The survey addressed…
Descriptors: Child Caregivers, Foreign Countries, Play, Childrens Television
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Weigel, Daniel J.; Weiser, Dana A.; Bales, Diane W.; Moyses, Kendra J. – Early Childhood Research & Practice, 2012
A growing number of early childhood professionals use the Internet to improve their skills, knowledge, and practice. The Internet may be a practical alternative for providing high-quality, research-based training, information, and resources to these professionals. When designing online materials and Web sites, however, it is important to first…
Descriptors: Educational Opportunities, Internet, Preferences, Needs Assessment
Castle, Kathryn – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2011
What is early childhood teacher research and why is it important? How does a teacher researcher formulate a research question and a plan for doing research? How do teachers apply research results to effect change? "Early Childhood Teacher Research" is an exciting new resource that will address the sorts of questions and concerns that pre- and…
Descriptors: Young Children, Teacher Researchers, Researchers, Early Childhood Education
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Buzhardt, Jay; Greenwood, Charles R.; Walker, Dale; Anderson, Rawni; Howard, Waylon; Carta, Judith J. – NHSA Dialog, 2011
We investigated Early Head Start home visitors' use of evidence-based practices and the efficacy of a web-based system to support these practices. Home visitors learned to use 3 evidence-based practices: (a) frequent assessment of children's early communication for screening and progress monitoring, (b) 2 home-based language-promoting…
Descriptors: Evidence, Early Intervention, Disadvantaged Youth, Home Visits