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Birbili, Maria; Myrovali, Alexandra – Education Inquiry, 2020
In this paper, we explore how professional and policy contexts can mediate early childhood teachers' relationship with the official curriculum. Using their assessment practices as an impetus for discussion, we probed 28 Greek kindergarten teachers to talk about their engagement with the prescribed curriculum and explain how they construct its…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Teachers, National Curriculum, Educational Policy, Curriculum Implementation
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Granly, Astrid; Maagerø, Eva – Education Inquiry, 2012
This article provides an overview of the results of our project "The Kindergarten Room: A Multimodal Pedagogical Text". Our major initiative was to investigate what the multimodal texts in kindergarten represent and the extent to which they reflect and provide attributions to the children's activities. In addition, we wanted to…
Descriptors: Kindergarten, Multimedia Materials, Semiotics, Classroom Environment
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Odegard, Nina – Education Inquiry, 2012
This article focuses on junk materials and how they invite and encourage children to play and construct without the need to name, define or label the constructions. The article also deals with how practitioners' expectations can disturb this creative and transitory process. The article is based on one aspect of my study entitled "When matter…
Descriptors: Recycling, Creativity, Teaching Methods, Cooperative Learning
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Nordtømme, Solveig – Education Inquiry, 2012
This study explores how kindergarten spaces and materiality can be vital for children's exploration of participation and how the physical environment enables children to interact and position themselves in play and meaning making. Methodologically this study is based on ethnographic fieldwork with two groups of 2- to 5-year-old children in two…
Descriptors: Kindergarten, Classroom Environment, Interaction, Play