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Khaled, Mohammad A. Bani; Al-khresha, Anoud – Educational Research and Reviews, 2020
The aim of this study is to know the extent to which the national interactive curriculum scheduled for governmental kindergartens in Jordan take into account the psychological, social, aesthetic and cognitive foundations are considered. The researchers used the analytical descriptive approach. The sample of the study consisted of all kindergarten…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Kindergarten, Preschool Teachers, Teacher Attitudes
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Sunday, Kristine – Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood, 2020
This article explores the ways that the classroom environment announces a way of being a teacher in relation to pedagogical practices informed by the municipal preschools of Reggio Emilia. Drawing on theories of new materialism, the author considers the idea of environment, understood in/by the context of a Reggio-inspired preschool, to question…
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Toddlers, Reggio Emilia Approach, Preschool Education
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Ramli, Muhamad Firdaus; Musa, Rofidah – Southeast Asia Early Childhood, 2020
This research shares the exploration of fundamental sketch aesthetics in preschool children's educational activities on visual arts skills. The exploration of this study is bound to the involvement of visual arts essential activities to the advancement of children's preschool skills. The knowledge concerns following the advances of curative…
Descriptors: Freehand Drawing, Childrens Art, Thematic Approach, Aesthetics
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Blomgren, Henriette – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2019
This article contributes to the knowledge about artist-teacher collaboration by focusing on aesthetic processes in a partnership between pedagogues and artists in two Danish kindergartens over a period of 18 months. The research is within the framework of action research and links to the development project, "European Children of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Kindergarten, Aesthetics, Artists
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Jacobi, Bonnie Schaffhauser – Music Educators Journal, 2019
Sufficient space is integral to high-quality music instruction, but what makes our space "sufficient"? This article provides historical and theoretical background about the role of space in learning and the use of movement as a tool for learning music. When their input is sought, children order space as a high priority within a school…
Descriptors: Child Development, Music Education, Educational History, Aesthetics
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Liu, Chang; Tobin, Joseph – Comparative Education Review, 2018
"Guangbo ticao" (group exercise) is a daily routine in Chinese preschools characterized by collectivity, discipline, and conformity. In this article we explore the question of why "guangbo ticao" has survived in an era of progressive educational reform in contemporary China. We use interviews with Chinese preschool teachers and…
Descriptors: Preschool Education, Student Centered Learning, Educational Change, Educational Practices
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Lum, Chee-Hoo – Research in Dance Education, 2018
This qualitative case study examined the definitions, structure and pedagogical approaches that constituted a creative movement program as part of an artist-in-school-scheme for pre-schools. Data was collated through audio-recorded interviews with teachers, the school principal and dance instructor. Creative movement classes were video recorded…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Movement Education, Video Technology, Creativity
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Meyer, Grete Skjeggestad; Eilifsen, Margareth – European Early Childhood Education Research Journal, 2017
Based on many years' work designing introductory, immersive, aesthetic experiences that lead to problem-based learning (PBL) tasks for student teachers (called "INTRO"), we problematize the concept of creativity and playfulness in Early Childhood Teacher Education (ECTE). The article reports on our analysis of students' experiences of…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Foreign Countries, Aesthetics, Problem Based Learning
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Skantz Åberg, Ewa – International Journal of Early Years Education, 2017
This empirical study investigates what activities emerge when six-year olds are instructed to create narratives with an interactive whiteboard (IWB). A detailed analysis is provided of what the participants are oriented towards in the activity, and further what aesthetic judgements are used and their role in the evolving activity. Theoretically,…
Descriptors: Young Children, Teaching Methods, Bulletin Boards, Interactive Video
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Chou, Mei-Ju – EURASIA Journal of Mathematics, Science & Technology Education, 2017
There has been a growing awareness of the contribution of play to the young children's learning and development. This study aims to investigate the implement of board games play on children's aesthetic experience and interpersonal understanding in Montessori and Constructivist classrooms. With the underlying framework follows a developmentally…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Educational Games, Aesthetics, Interpersonal Relationship
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Ahlskog-Björkman, Eva; Björklund, Camilla – Early Child Development and Care, 2016
This study focuses on teachers' ways of mediating meaning through communicative tools and modes in preschool thematic work. A socio-cultural perspective is used for analysis on how tools and modes are provided for children to make use of for communicative purposes. The research questions are: (1) what communicative tools do teachers use in their…
Descriptors: Preschool Teachers, Preschool Education, Communication Strategies, Teaching Methods
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Taguchi, Hillevi Lenz; Palmer, Anna; Gustafsson, Lovisa – Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education, 2016
What are the dominant images of the Child in contemporary Western societies? In order to challenge some dominant images of the Child, this essay explores the possibilities of analyzing an experimental dance practice with preschoolers aged 1-2 years with Claire Colebrook's theorizing on "the war on norms". Colebrook suggests a "Queer…
Descriptors: Preschool Children, Video Technology, Dance, Workshops
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Olsson, Liselott Mariett; Dahlberg, Gunilla; Theorell, Ebba – Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education, 2016
"How to give brain and body to the multiple pack that we already are or are becoming: how, in other words, are we to make sensible (auditory, visually and affectively) the time before 'I think' and 'We think' that we cannot plan, control or know, but simply experiment with, which is the 'time of the city' and nothing else?" (Rajchman,…
Descriptors: Aesthetics, Early Childhood Education, Literacy, Self Concept
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Steckel, Barbara; Shinas, Valerie Harlow; Van Vaerenewyck, Leah – Reading Teacher, 2015
The purpose of this article is to inform teachers about the ways technology can be integrated to add value to literacy instruction. Artistic technology-integrated literacy and disciplinary instruction in preK through grade 4 classrooms is described through the stories of five teachers who were identified as both strong teachers of literacy and…
Descriptors: Reading Instruction, Literacy Education, Teaching Methods, Elementary Education
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Cheng, Jui-Ching; Chen, Siou-Mi; Chou, Mei-Ju – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2015
For the impact of parent-child reading picture books have on the child's learning process has been recommended at the elementary level as the appropriate strategies to bridge preschool and family education. The purpose of the study is firstly, to investigate the key virtues of the implementation in children's reading in preschool and at home;…
Descriptors: Aesthetics, Picture Books, Preschool Children, Preschool Education
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