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Heppner, Denise Hudspith – McGill Journal of Education, 2020
The overarching goal of this literature review is to improve the understanding of the importance of oral language to critical emergent literacy skills and explore available assessment measures for use within the classroom. An overview of the components of language (i.e., content, form, and use) is provided. Measures of oral language gleaned from a…
Descriptors: Oral Language, Emergent Literacy, Preschool Children, Elementary School Students
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Preston, Jane P.; Macphee, Mary M.; O'Keefe, Alaina Roach – McGill Journal of Education, 2018
We examine how kindergarten teachers on Prince Edward Island depict both parent involvement in school and its perceived challenges. Data consisted of written responses to two open-ended survey questions completed by 62 participants or 94% of the kindergarten teachers on PEI. Results showed that teachers recognized parent involvement in traditional…
Descriptors: Kindergarten, Preschool Teachers, Parent Participation, Teacher Attitudes
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Lynch, Meghan – McGill Journal of Education, 2014
This exploratory netnographic study describes how a sample of Ontario kindergarten teachers perceive the new Ontario Full Day Kindergarten (FDK) curriculum. Discussions from teacher message boards, the comment sections of online news articles, and interviews with kindergarten teachers were analyzed and coded using a qualitative approach. Analysis…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Kindergarten, School Schedules, Preschool Teachers
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Munroe, Elizabeth Ann; Lunney-Borden, Lisa; Murray-Orr, Anne; Toney, Denise; Meader, Jane – McGill Journal of Education, 2013
Concerned by the need to decolonize education for Aboriginal students, the authors explore philosophies of Indigenous ways of knowing and those of the 21st century learning movement. In their efforts to propose a way forward with Aboriginal education, the authors inquire into harmonies between Aboriginal knowledges and tenets of 21st century…
Descriptors: American Indian Education, Canada Natives, Foreign Policy, Indigenous Knowledge
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Barnett, John; Fallon, Gerald – McGill Journal of Education, 2007
Using primarily online interaction, we worked with a grade one teacher to help her develop an understanding of community in her own classroom. Using an interpretive interactionist methodology, we theorized four domains in her view of classroom community: trust, membership, power, and capacity. The teacher's perceived success in creating community…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Grade 1, Interaction, Computer Mediated Communication