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Brennan, Margaret – International Journal of Early Years Education, 2017
Research indicates that adult sensitivity to psychological states (both the adult's and the infant's) will affect the security of attachment yet the teacher's internal state has received little attention in infant care. "Perezhivanie" is a sociocultural concept that presents affect and intellect as a unit rather than separate elements.…
Descriptors: Sociocultural Patterns, Preschool Teachers, Case Studies, Qualitative Research
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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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Pardhan, Almina; Pelletier, Janette – International Journal of Early Years Education, 2017
A key area of interest is the way in which early years educators' perceptions about the concept of gender may influence their practice in relation to how children's ideas about gender might be supported and reinforced. However, this area has received little attention in the highly gender-segregated context of Pakistan. Understanding evidence-based…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Student Teacher Attitudes, Primary Education
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Cousins, Sarah Bernadette – International Journal of Early Years Education, 2017
Love is rarely mentioned in Early Childhood Education and Care and there is no agreed definition for love in this context. In order to explore love in settings practitioner views on the topic should be sought. Unstructured interviews were carried out with senior practitioners in five contrasting settings. A range of qualitative methods were…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Preschool Teachers, Psychological Patterns, Interviews
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Broström, Stig – International Journal of Early Years Education, 2017
In early childhood education and care, Nordic social pedagogy approach is challenged by a learning orientation that often results in unproductive "either/or" thinking. Therefore, based on the two approaches and by analysing several dimensions of Froebel's ideas and prevailing social-historical activity (play) theory, the author deduces…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Student Participation, Learning Activities, Creative Activities
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Rentzou, Konstantina; Ekine, Adefunke – International Journal of Early Years Education, 2017
Acknowledging the fact that parental engagement is more beneficial during early childhood compared to other developmental stages many countries have institutionalised parental engagement. In Nigeria, the government has taken initiatives in order to involve parents in their child's development by encouraging the establishment of School Management…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Parent Participation, Parent School Relationship, Preschool Education
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Dockett, Sue; Einarsdottir, Johanna; Perry, Bob – International Journal of Early Years Education, 2017
Changing perspectives of children and recognition of the importance of researching with, rather than on, children, have contributed to a great deal of interest in participatory research methods. While many participatory methods have been developed to incorporate visual elements, uncertainty remains about the role and purpose of the image within…
Descriptors: Photography, Pictorial Stimuli, Young Children, Research Methodology
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Theobald, Maryanne – International Journal of Early Years Education, 2017
Working within culturally and linguistically diverse classrooms may present challenges for monolingual researchers wishing to gain children's perspectives. Consequently, children who are not fluent speakers of the dominant language are under-represented in early years' research. When linguistic boundaries exist, one recommended approach is working…
Descriptors: Student Diversity, Foreign Countries, Japanese, English (Second Language)
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Bateman, Amanda – International Journal of Early Years Education, 2017
This article introduces the methodological approach of conversation analysis (CA) and demonstrates its usefulness in presenting more authentic documentation and analysis of children's voices. Grounded in ethnomethodology, CA has recently gained interest in the area of early childhood studies due to the affordances it holds for gaining access to…
Descriptors: Childhood Attitudes, Interpersonal Communication, Early Childhood Education, Research Methodology
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Streelasky, Jodi – International Journal of Early Years Education, 2017
This study investigates children's multimodal perspectives on their school experiences in two diverse, international contexts. The research shares data from 45 Canadian and Tanzanian children, and focused on the children's use of multimodal methods to share what mattered to them at school. The children's significant interest in their outdoor…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cultural Relevance, Early Childhood Education, Kindergarten
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Broughton, Anthony – International Journal of Early Years Education, 2017
Adults gain a wealth of knowledge from listening to the voices of children through intentional observations and interactions [Owocki, G., and Y. M. Goodman. 2002. "Kidwatching: Documenting Children's Literacy Development." Portsmouth: Heinemann]. Hip Hop play may provide optimal opportunities for teachers to tap into the young minds of…
Descriptors: Music, Popular Culture, Play, Qualitative Research
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Palaiologou, Ioanna – International Journal of Early Years Education, 2017
Participatory advocacy in research has brought new ways of thinking and researching young children's lives. Although some such methods in research are more successful than others, it is the process of involving children and their voices that matter most. Thus, this paper examines to what extent the vignette method facilitates participatory…
Descriptors: Vignettes, Participatory Research, Research Projects, Partnerships in Education
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Canning, Natalie; Payler, Jane; Horsley, Karen; Gomez, Chris – International Journal of Early Years Education, 2017
This study explores children's narratives of their curiosity and imagination through innovative use of an information technology app--Our Story. Novel use of the app allowed children to express and record their opinions they considered significant to them. The research captured children's approaches to everyday situations through their play.…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Computer Oriented Programs, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Ho, Joyce; Grieshaber, Susan Jane; Walsh, Kerryann – International Journal of Early Years Education, 2017
Classroom discipline is a topic of international interest and teachers are bombarded with advice regarding how to and why they should manage children's behaviour in their classrooms. This paper draws on data related to classroom discipline gathered from a detailed classroom observation schedule, teacher interviews, and field notes with four…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Kindergarten, Discipline, Classroom Environment
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Helmerhorst, Katrien O. W.; Fukkink, Ruben G.; Riksen-Walraven, J. Marianne A.; Gevers Deynoot-Schaub, Mirjam J. J. M.; Tavecchio, Louis W. C. – International Journal of Early Years Education, 2017
This study examined the effects of a newly developed on-site consultancy programme to improve global quality of the child care environment in non-parental child care centres for 0- to 4-year-old children as measured with the ITERS-R/ECERS-R. Using a randomised controlled trial with a pretest, posttest, and follow-up test, we compared 35…
Descriptors: Child Care, Child Care Centers, Consultation Programs, Educational Quality
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