NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Audience
Laws, Policies, & Programs
Individuals with Disabilities…1
What Works Clearinghouse Rating
Showing 1 to 15 of 74 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Barrs, Myra; Drury, Rose – International Research in Early Childhood Education, 2017
This article discusses the practice of documentation in the early years education services of Pistoia, Italy. The findings, arising from a research study visit in May 2014, provide insights into the values and principles implicit in early childhood practice in the Pistoian "nidi d'infanzia" [nurseries] (for children from 3 months to 3…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preschool Education, Nursery Schools, Kindergarten
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Oshiro, Aiko; Pihl, Agneta; Peterson, Louise; Pramling, Niklas – International Research in Early Childhood Education, 2017
How children understand the psychology of a story (i.e., the intentions and experiences of its characters) is pivotal to comprehending its point. In this study we investigate empirically how 5-year-old children in a Japanese kindergarten manage mental state verbs and adjectives when collaboratively retelling a tale heard. The tale, an example of a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Young Children, Kindergarten, Verbs
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Gómez, Mariel; Ford, Laurie – International Research in Early Childhood Education, 2017
This article presents the results of a study on professional development in Chilean state-funded early childhood education. Based on a multiple-case study design and drawing on qualitative methods we explored teachers' perspectives on professional development at two early childhood educational centers. Two centers' directors and four early…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Faculty Development, Early Childhood Education, Foreign Countries
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Miller, Shauna; Smith-Bonahue, Tina; Kemple, Kristen – International Research in Early Childhood Education, 2017
Challenging behavior in preschool can lead to harmful outcomes for some children. While interventions have been shown to be effective in reducing or eliminating challenging behavior, evidence suggests that young children with challenging behavior are under-identified for services, increasing their risk for expulsion from early childhood programs.…
Descriptors: Preschool Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Behavior Problems, Organizational Climate
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Sæle, Ove Olsen; Akslen, Åse Nylenna; Halsnes, Astrid Øien – International Research in Early Childhood Education, 2017
In this article, preschool student teachers' thinking of young children's physical activities is discussed. The study is based on individual "pedagogic creed" texts written by preschool student teachers at a university college in Bergen, Norway, in their first and third years of the educational program. Students describe in detail what…
Descriptors: Physical Activities, Preschool Children, Preschool Teachers, Student Teachers
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Palmér, Hanna – International Research in Early Childhood Education, 2017
This article presents a teaching intervention where programming was used to facilitate preschoolers' learning of mathematics, especially in their development of spatial thinking. In the intervention, the programming was made with a small programmable robot especially designed for young students. The results indicate that the children developed…
Descriptors: Programming, Mathematics Instruction, Preschool Children, Intervention
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Madeira Coelho, Cristina M. – International Research in Early Childhood Education, 2016
Based on the Theory of Subjectivity in a cultural-historical perspective, this paper presents an empirical study of two infant teachers and their subjective dynamics of being "enchanted" with singular aspects of their professional lives. Through the constructive-interpretative principle driven from the Qualitative Epistemology, the study…
Descriptors: Preschool Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Emotional Response, Experience
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Babaeff, Robyn – International Research in Early Childhood Education, 2016
Extensive linguistic research and theorising relating to maintaining the family heritage, as bilingual or multilingual family in differing language contexts, is currently available. Substantial research beneficially explores approaches to multilingual parenting, outcomes for individuals through parent and child perspectives, among linguistic and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Multilingualism, Parent Child Relationship, Cultural Maintenance
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Michell, Michael – International Research in Early Childhood Education, 2016
The concept of perezhivanie, Vygotsky's "last word" on psychology, has been among the most difficult of his theoretical constructs to define and operationalise in research. Drawing on close analysis of key texts, this article identifies and examines three defining attributes of "perezhivanie" found throughout Vygotsky's works.…
Descriptors: Emotional Response, Psychological Patterns, Intellectual Development, Perception
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Bezerra, Marilia; da Costa, Jonatas Maia – International Research in Early Childhood Education, 2016
This paper presents the results of two studies researching the theory of subjectivity from a cultural-historical perspective. The studies are situated in the fields of education and health and are conducted using Qualitative Epistemology. The first study discusses the pathological movement problems of learning disabilities in Brazilian schools and…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Learning Disabilities, Physical Education, Mental Health
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Hao, Yijun; Fleer, Marilyn – International Research in Early Childhood Education, 2016
Based on a cultural-historical perspective, where play is conceptualized as the creation of an imaginary situation, the study reported in this paper examines how parent-child playful interactions create shared imaginary situations for mediating scientific learning. The main focus of this paper is to reveal sign-mediated learning process through…
Descriptors: Play, Imagination, Fantasy, Parent Child Relationship
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Veresov, Nikolai; Barrs, Myra – International Research in Early Childhood Education, 2016
This article describes the responses of academic researchers and teachers to Vygotsky's paper on play, published in Russian in 1966 and, in a new translation, in the present issue of this journal. That paper has had a major influence on research in play both in Russia and in the West. Its cultural-historical view of the development of play, and…
Descriptors: Play, History, Russian, Translation
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Fleer, Marilyn – International Research in Early Childhood Education, 2016
In the early childhood education literature, a growing number of studies have referenced "digital play." Many of these studies seek to describe how young children play with digital devices, notably, how they engage with different kinds of apps. This work collectively illustrates a range of play behaviours where a number of important…
Descriptors: Play, Imagination, Preschool Children, Handheld Devices
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Ridgway, Avis; Li, Liang; Quiñones, Gloria – International Research in Early Childhood Education, 2016
Studying relationships in infant/toddler play, using visual narrative methodology to identify transitory moments, supports our current research on babies and toddlers. We use Vygotsky's theorisation of play to understand children's affective and intellectual aspirations in play. The theoretical discussion, using cultural-historical concepts,…
Descriptors: Toddlers, Play, Imagination, Case Studies
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Hedges, Helen; Fleer, Marilyn; Fleer-Stout, Freya; Hanh, Le Thi Bich – International Research in Early Childhood Education, 2016
Collaborative and reciprocal teacher-parent partnerships have been established in prior research as vital in empowering ethnic-minority children to be competent learners who value their home background, culture, and language and also learn the language used by teachers as the medium of education. Such collaborative relationships may be challenging…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Parent Teacher Cooperation, Minority Group Students, Cultural Influences
Previous Page | Next Page »
Pages: 1  |  2  |  3  |  4  |  5