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Sadownik, Alicja R – Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood, 2017
This article contextualizes the dark sides of play from a cultural-historical perspective using Fraser's theory of social justice based on the concepts of recognition and redistribution. Through a micro-ethnographic analysis of a kindergarten's daily life and play situations between 2 five-year-old girls, the article describes the dark play from a…
Descriptors: Social Theories, Social Justice, Play, Ethnography
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Grindheim, Liv Torunn – Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood, 2014
This article calls into question the idyllic picture of Norwegian kindergartens where harmonious and joyful interaction is the preferred and normal way to participate. If taking children's right to democratic participation and freedom of expression seriously, anger can also be seen as a legitimate way of participating. Conflicts of interest,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Psychological Patterns, Emotional Response, Kindergarten
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Yazzie-Mintz, Tarajean – Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood, 2011
The goal of implementing a culture-based curriculum that draws upon indigenous knowledge, traditions, and language is currently in competition with demands placed on schools by high stakes educational reform to implement a standards-based curriculum in schools. Though often left out of the policy conversation, Native teachers in particular have…
Descriptors: Indigenous Knowledge, Early Childhood Education, Cultural Maintenance, Focus Groups
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Li, Yuen Ling – Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood, 2004
Kindergarten teachers in Hong Kong are often criticised for not putting early childhood education theory into practice after their in-service training. It appears that they may be too concerned about academic work and discipline in the classroom and neglect to create a coherent vision of early childhood education. It might be suggested that…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Kindergarten, Preschool Teachers, Early Childhood Education
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Johnson, Amy Suzanne – Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood, 2004
In this article the author uses a socially situated view of identity to take a close look at how one male pre-service early educator shapes his professional identities during a fieldwork experience in a kindergarten classroom. In organizing his pedagogy and relationships this pre-service teacher simultaneously draws from his personal experiences…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers, Teacher Educators, Males