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Schachter, Rachel E.; Strang, Tara M.; Piasta, Shayne B. – Early Years: An International Journal of Research and Development, 2019
This study used an embedded mixed method design to examine teachers' experiences with a state-mandated kindergarten readiness assessment during its inaugural year. Participants were 143 kindergarten teachers from one county in a Midwestern state. In general, teachers did not perceive the Kindergarten Readiness Assessment as useful for one of its…
Descriptors: Kindergarten, Preschool Teachers, Preschool Children, School Readiness
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Degotardi, Sheila; Gill, Amy – Early Years: An International Journal of Research and Development, 2019
This study examined infant educators' beliefs about infant language development in the context of early childhood classrooms. Participants were 59 educators who were employed to work directly with under-two-year-old children. Educators were interviewed to determine their understandings of infant language development and Grounded Theory qualitative…
Descriptors: Preschool Teachers, Grounded Theory, Language Acquisition, Preschool Education
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Lau, Eva Yi Hung – Early Years: An International Journal of Research and Development, 2019
Parental response, physical coercion and warmth and their relationships with childhood aggression were assessed with 277 children (142 boys; M age = 56.5 months, SD = 10.93 months) in Hong Kong. Results indicated that both fathers and mothers reported significantly more intervention strategies in response to hypothetical vignettes of physical…
Descriptors: Parenting Styles, Parent Child Relationship, Aggression, Parent Attitudes
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Cherrington, Sue; Dalli, Carmen – Early Years: An International Journal of Research and Development, 2019
For more than 20 years, the New Zealand early childhood (EC) sector has had guidance about how to deal with situations of ethical difficulty in daily practice through the ECE Code of Ethics. This paper reports on three surveys undertaken at 10-year intervals that sought to understand EC educators' experiences of such situations, and how they…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Early Childhood Education, Preschool Teachers, Ethics
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Lago, Lina; Elvstrand, Helene – Early Years: An International Journal of Research and Development, 2019
This article focuses on how pupils' everyday transitions constitute a condition for pupils' activities and relationships, and how pupils understand and give meaning to their everyday transitions between different school settings (school and Leisure Time Centre). To examine this, we made participant observations in three different educational…
Descriptors: Leisure Time, Educational Environment, Student Experience, Peer Relationship
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Einarsdottir, Johanna; Jónsdóttir, Arna H. – Early Years: An International Journal of Research and Development, 2019
This study aims to examine the meaning-making of parents in five Icelandic preschools concerning the collaboration between preschools and families. Further, the perspectives of educators on the views of the parents were also sought. The theoretical background was Moss's ideas of democratic early childhood education and MacNaughton's ideas of power…
Descriptors: Parent Teacher Cooperation, Partnerships in Education, Preschool Teachers, Teacher Attitudes
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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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Ülavere, Pärje; Veisson, Marika – Early Years: An International Journal of Research and Development, 2018
The objective of this study was to analyse assessments made by principals, teachers and parents regarding the performance of values education in Estonian kindergartens. Six fields of activity were investigated: formulating and explaining values, promoting values, having a systematic approach towards values education, kindergarten culture,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Principals, Administrator Attitudes, Preschool Teachers
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Li, Xia; Liu, Song; DeBey, Mary; McFadden, Karen; Pan, Yue-Juan – Early Years: An International Journal of Research and Development, 2018
In China, preschool curriculum has undergone reform and profound changes. Much remains unknown, however, regarding preschool teachers' teaching beliefs after 30 years of curriculum reform and adaptation. This study aimed to address the issue and investigate teachers' beliefs concerning teaching mathematics. Twelve preschool teachers in China…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preschool Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Beliefs
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Peterson, Shelley Stagg; Madsen, Audrey; San Miguel, Jayson; Jang, Soon Young – Early Years: An International Journal of Research and Development, 2018
Ten teachers in kindergarten and grade one classrooms in remote northern Canadian Ojibway communities, and two consultants from a First Nations Student Success Program participated in focus group discussions about the place of rough and tumble and superhero play, and teachers' roles in preventing relational and physically aggressive play in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Attitudes, Preschool Teachers, Kindergarten
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Sahin-Sak, Ikbal Tuba; Sak, Ramazan; Tezel-Sahin, Fatma – Early Years: An International Journal of Research and Development, 2018
This survey-based quantitative study investigates 310 Turkish preschool teachers' views about classroom management, using the following six models of disciplinary strategy: behavioral change theory, Dreikurs' social discipline model, Canter's assertive discipline model, the Glasser model of discipline, Kounin's model, and Gordon's teacher…
Descriptors: Preschool Teachers, Teacher Surveys, Statistical Analysis, Classroom Techniques
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Van Laere, Katrien; Vandenbroeck, Michel – Early Years: An International Journal of Research and Development, 2018
It is generally accepted that Early Childhood Education and Care should adopt a holistic view on education, in which education and care are inseparable concepts. Perspectives of staff members themselves are, however, often absent in these educare debates. We conducted six video-elicited focus groups with various preschool staff members (n = 69) in…
Descriptors: Preschool Education, Preschool Teachers, Preschool Children, Teacher Attitudes
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Whitehead, Kay – Early Years: An International Journal of Research and Development, 2018
This article focuses on Inspector Lydia Longmore and 29 infant mistresses who were leading South Australian infant schools in the interwar year era. During 1926/1927 Longmore and each infant mistress in the state school system were interviewed by a journalist about her career path and current role, and profiles of their work featured week by week…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Journalism, Profiles
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Bethell, Kerry – Early Years: An International Journal of Research and Development, 2018
This article chronicles the experiences of four New Zealand kindergarten teachers who, between 1932 and 1937, were individually awarded Carnegie Corporation of New York Travel Fellowships to undertake an academic year of advanced study at the progressive Teachers College at Columbia University in New York and to visit educational provisions in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Fellowships, Professional Continuing Education, Networks
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Gregoriadis, Athanasios; Papandreou, Maria; Birbili, Maria – Early Years: An International Journal of Research and Development, 2018
Over the past years, Greece has been undergoing a severe financial crisis. The main purpose of this study was to examine how early childhood teachers perceive continuing professional development (CPD) under such societal turmoil. More specifically, this study examined the perceptions of 45 in-service kindergarten teachers attending the…
Descriptors: Professional Continuing Education, Early Childhood Education, Preschool Teachers, Kindergarten
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