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Pellegrini, A. D.; Perlmutter, Jane C. – Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 1987
Describes factor analysis of preschool children's play behavior, as measured by the Smilansky-Parten play matrix. Varimax rotation solution suggests three factors: Dramatic-Constructive Play, Solitary Behavior, and Functional-Constructive Play. Study suggests that these factors represent constructs of preschoolers' play. (Author/RWB)
Descriptors: Behavior Development, Behavioral Science Research, Cognitive Development, Education
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Hilgers, Thomas L. – Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 1987
Suggests that first-time young collaborators are likely to struggle for control of their writing group and for control of the common text. They are ultimately likely to accept the leadership of the group member who makes best use of other member's skills. Focuses on problem-solving skills. (Author/RWB)
Descriptors: Collaborative Writing, Cooperation, Elementary Education, Elementary School Students
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Giles, Harriet Watkins; And Others – Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 1987
Focuses on the interaction patterns of child life interns, nurses, parents, and other attending adults with hospitalized children. Hospital study uses quantitative/qualitative analyses. Suggests that more attention be given to sensitizing child life interns to the importance of involving parents in socially stimulating play with their children.…
Descriptors: Adults, Group Dynamics, Hospitalized Children, Institutional Environment