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Tay, Juliana; Salazar, Alissa; Lee, Hyeseong – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2018
Most pre-kindergarten (pre-K) and kindergarten curricula are challenging and engaging, but few are strongly grounded in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education. In this study, the authors examined parental perception (N = 55) of the influences of a Saturday STEM enrichment program in one university center on pre-K and…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Preschool Education, Kindergarten, Parent Attitudes
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Wingrave, Mary – Gender and Education, 2018
This article presents an exploration of a group of Early Years Practitioners' (EYPs) perceptions of gender that may provide some insight into the growing divide between boys' and girls' educational performance [Burusic, J., T. Babarovic, and M. Seric. 2012. "Differences in Elementary School Achievement between Girls and Boys: Does the…
Descriptors: Preschool Teachers, Gender Differences, Teacher Attitudes, Academic Achievement
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Keilty, Bonnie; Kosaraju, Sagarika – Journal of Early Childhood Teacher Education, 2018
Home visiting is a primary service delivery approach to promote young children's development and support families. Early Intervention professionals are expected to partner with families to create effective learning experiences in the daily context of routine family life. Concerns about early childhood (special) educators' readiness to take on this…
Descriptors: Early Intervention, Home Visits, Home Programs, Child Development
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Sönmez, Sibel; Erkul, Raziye – Journal on Educational Psychology, 2018
The goal of this study was to identify pre-school teacher candidates' beliefs and conditioned judgments regarding children's body image. The exploratory research pattern was used in this study. The sample group included final year B.A. students from the Pre-School Education departments in two state universities in Izmir. The qualitative part of…
Descriptors: Preschool Teachers, Preservice Teachers, Foreign Countries, Qualitative Research
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Elaldi, Senel; Yerliyurt, Nazli Sila – Journal of Education and Learning, 2017
This study attempted to evaluate the views of senior preservice preschool teachers on the efficacy of drama activities in their field experience in terms of the effect of students' learning, socialization, individual or group work skills and school connectedness and also disclosed the suggestions of senior preservice preschool teachers for faculty…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Preschool Teachers, Drama
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Ahi, Berat; Balci, Sibel; Alisinanoglu, Fatma – Journal of Environmental Education, 2017
The current study aimed to establish Turkish preservice teachers' mental models of the environment and to determine the relationship these models have with gender and grade level. The study group comprised 463 Turkish preservice teachers from primary school education and preschool education departments. The data from the study were collected from…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes
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Faiz, Melike; Kamer, Selman Tunay – Journal of Education and Learning, 2017
Consideration of the child as a social being and his/her not having the power of self-protection have propounded the significance of children's rights. Teachers are important to educate the individual. Prospective teachers who will be teachers of the future will have a considerable amount of presidency. Thus, the main objective of this research is…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Childrens Rights, Foreign Countries, Phenomenology
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Hareket, Erdem; Gülhan, Meryem – Journal of Education and Learning, 2017
This research was performed with the purpose of comparative investigation of perceptions which are related to child rights of the prospective primary school teachers' and pre-school teachers'. The research was designed properly to qualitative research approach. This research was performed with 80 the prospective primary school teachers and…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes, Childrens Rights, Elementary Education
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Zeynep Et, Sümeyra; Memis, Esra Kabatas – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2017
The purpose of this research is to reveal the perceptions of students of five years old group about scientists. The practice was implemented with 76 students having education in five-age group continuing to various nursery schools located in the center of Kastamonu province. Before starting the practice, the teacher asked the questions of…
Descriptors: Scientists, Early Childhood Education, Student Attitudes, Scientific Attitudes
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Yu, Jacqueline Lye Wai; Garces-Bacsal, Rhoda Myra; Wright, Susan Kay – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2017
This study investigates young children's responses to viewing artworks in a preschool setting. Based on the responses of 15 children aged five to six years during five art viewing sessions in a preschool in Singapore, the study examines features of what young children see, think and feel when they view artworks. These sessions were facilitated by…
Descriptors: Preschool Children, Visual Arts, Creativity, Imagination
Göçen Kabaran, Güler; Aldan Karademir, Çigdem – Online Submission, 2017
The purpose of this research is to examine the digital storytelling experiences of preschool pre-service teachers. In the study, an action research from qualitative research designs was used. Furthermore, collaborative action research from the types of action research in the research was used. The research group of the study was formed in the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Story Telling, Educational Technology, Preschool Teachers
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Sezgin, Elif Yalçintas; Hatipoglu, Recep – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2017
The aim of this study is to determine how the 5-6 year-old preschool children evaluate the humour through pictural analysis of their drawings about humour. The study was conducted with 52 preschoolers aged 5-6 at independent preschools attached to the Ministry of National Education. The data were collected through drawing and interview techniques.…
Descriptors: Preschool Education, Preschool Children, Humor, Pictorial Stimuli
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Lithoxoidou, Loukia S.; Georgopoulos, Alexandros D.; Dimitriou, Anastasia Th.; Xenitidou, Sofia Ch. – International Journal of Early Childhood Environmental Education, 2017
Coping with environmental crisis cannot but presuppose a change in the values adopted by modern man. Both ecocentric values associated with creating a caring relationship with nature, and the development of empathy, can become vehicles of transformation towards a society based on ecological principles. In connection with these issues, an…
Descriptors: Ecology, Empathy, Young Children, Environmental Education
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Zsoldos-Marchis, Iuliana – Acta Didactica Napocensia, 2017
Computers became an important tool in most of the working places. Also, children today grow with different technological devices around, they start to use them from very early ages. Thus Education should integrate these technological devices from more purposes: they are attractive for children, they need to learn how to use them properly and…
Descriptors: Preschool Education, Elementary Education, Student Attitudes, Computer Attitudes
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Quigley, Cassie F.; Hall, Anna H. – Journal of Early Childhood Research, 2016
Despite concerns about the importance of teachers learning to care for their students, most teacher education programs do not utilize relational pedagogy and place little emphasis on caring. In the current study, the authors used conversational interviews with one kindergarten teacher and photo-elicitation interviews with her 22 kindergarten…
Descriptors: Kindergarten, Teacher Role, Interviews, Pictorial Stimuli
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