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Rentzou, Konstantina – Early Years: An International Journal of Research and Development, 2019
Drawing on kindergarten teachers' and University departments' reactions to the Greek government's initiative to adopt an integrated Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) system, the present study aimed to explore how various ECEC professional groups working in the two main preschool programs operating in Greece define different aspects…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Kindergarten, Preschool Teachers, Teacher Attitudes
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Lee, Mi Yeon – Teaching Children Mathematics, 2014
In the technology-rich twenty-first century, students are required to actively construct their knowledge and collaboratively engage in problem solving by using such skills as adaptability, communication, self-management, and systematic thinking. In accordance with this necessity, science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, STEM Education, Elementary School Students, Middle School Students
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Prokopiadou, Georgia – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2012
New technologies are widely used in several domains of human activity and business, including education, because of their positive impact on information management and service delivery. Considering technology's ability to provide for advanced and updated technological tools and applications, information and communication technologies (ICT) have…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Information Management, School Administration, Educational Research
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Caldarella, Paul; Williams, Leslie; Hansen, Blake D.; Wills, Howard – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2015
Comprehensive evidence-based interventions are needed to help early childhood educators manage challenging student behaviors. One such intervention, class-wide function-related intervention teams (CW-FIT), is a multi-tiered behavioral intervention program based on positive behavior support principles, including four main elements: (a) teaching…
Descriptors: Student Behavior, Elementary School Students, Intervention, Early Childhood Education
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Heydon, Rachel; Moffatt, Lyndsay; Iannacci, Luigi – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 2015
Within an era of change to early childhood education and care, this case study of kindergarten classroom literacy curricula sought to understand the production and effects of the curriculum within one urban, Canadian full-day kindergarten that included culturally and linguistically diverse children. Central was a concern for the place of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Kindergarten, Elementary School Curriculum, Urban Schools
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Ishizuka, Yuka; Yamamoto, Jun-ichi – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2016
Several studies have suggested that contingent adult imitation increase nonverbal communication, such as attention and proximity to adults, in children with autism spectrum disorders. However, few studies have shown the effect of contingent imitation on verbal communication. This study examined whether children with autism were able to promote…
Descriptors: Imitation, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Autism, Children
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Ng, Siew Chin; Bull, Rebecca – International Journal of Early Childhood, 2018
Many young children spend a significant amount of time each day in preschool settings. It is important to understand how teachers create and maximize opportunities for children's social and emotional learning (SEL) in the classrooms. This research was conducted in Singapore and explores how SEL is supported by teachers in areas identified in the…
Descriptors: Child Development, Social Development, Emotional Development, Preschool Teachers
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Tao, Si Si; Lau, Eva Yi Hung; Yiu, Hau Ming – Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 2019
This study investigates mothers' expectations of and experiences with parental involvement during the transition to primary school. The participants were 20 mothers of children attending 10 kindergartens in Hong Kong. Individual interviews were conducted 3 months before and 3 months after their children entered their primary schools. As they had…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Student Adjustment, Expectation, Mothers
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Mehisto, Peeter; Asser, Hiie – International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, 2007
In 2000, Estonia launched a voluntary Estonian language CLIL programme for seven year-olds in four Russian-medium schools. The programme has expanded rapidly to a total of 48 kindergartens and schools. This paper reports on research into stakeholder perspectives on programme management. In addition to surveying parents, teachers, vice-principals…
Descriptors: Strategic Planning, Educational Change, Foreign Countries, Russian
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Waddington, Emma M.; Reed, Phil – Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 2009
The current studies investigated whether using the Preschool Inventory of Repertoires for Kindergarten (PIRK[R] [Greer, R. D, & McKorkle. (2003). "Preschool Inventory of Repertoire for Kindergarten." Unpublished manuscript]) as a teaching curriculum had an impact on outcomes for children with ASD in special schools (Study 1), and on the ability of…
Descriptors: Special Schools, Autism, Program Effectiveness, Kindergarten
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Stichter, Janine P.; Lewis, Timothy J.; Whittaker, Tiffany A.; Richter, Mary; Johnson, Nanci W.; Trussell, Robert P. – Journal of Positive Behavior Interventions, 2009
The importance of effective instruction on student academic and social achievement has been well documented. Strong classroom management and the use of high rates of opportunities to respond (OTR) have been two advocated classroom practices to positively impact student performance. This article presents an analysis of data collected across 35…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Elementary Schools, General Education, Elementary School Teachers
Lytras, Miltiadis D., Ed.; Gasevic, Dragan, Ed.; Ordonez de Pablos, Patricia, Ed.; Huang, Weihong, Ed. – IGI Publishing, 2008
With the shift towards the knowledge society, the change of working conditions, and the high-speed evolution of information and communication technologies, peoples' knowledge and skills need continuous updating. Learning based on collaborative working, creativity, multidisciplinarity, adaptiveness, intercultural communication, and problem solving…
Descriptors: Technology Uses in Education, Preschool Education, Kindergarten, Programming
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Imtoual, Alia; Kameniar, Barbara; Bradley, Debra – Australasian Journal of Early Childhood, 2009
Developing successful schooling sites in multiracial regional town contexts can often be quite challenging. This paper examines the work done in one such pre-schooling context in a medium-sized regional town where racial and ethnic tensions are high and where many families struggle with social/emotional/economic challenges. This pre-school setting…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Student Diversity, Ethnic Diversity, Preschool Children
McAllister, Deborah A., Ed.; Ezell, Benjamin T., Ed. – Online Submission, 2010
As a part of the teacher licensure program at the graduate level at The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (UTC), the M.Ed. Licensure candidate is required to complete an action research project during a 3-semester-hour course that coincides with the 9-semester-hour student teaching experience. This course, Education 590 Culminating…
Descriptors: Action Research, Course Descriptions, Teacher Education, Graduate Students
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Ziv, Margalit; Solomon, Ayelet; Strauss, Sidney; Frye, Douglas – Journal of Cognition and Development, 2016
The relations among children's theory of mind (ToM), their understanding of the intentionality of teaching, and their own peer teaching strategies were tested. Seventy-five 3-, 4-, and 5-year-olds completed 11 ToM and understanding-of-teaching tasks. Subsequently, 30 of the children were randomly chosen to teach a peer how to play a board game,…
Descriptors: Theory of Mind, Young Children, Peer Teaching, Games
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