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Slušniene, Giedre – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2019
This article deals with systematization of the categories of emotional intelligence, emotional potential and a relationship between emotions and feelings, and emphasizes the importance of a sustainably developed personality in the context of sustainable education (Jovaiša, 2007, 2011). The inward consistency is perceived as an internal human…
Descriptors: Emotional Intelligence, Correlation, Personality, Teaching Methods
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Kabadayi, Abdulkadir; Altinsoy, Fatma – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2018
In the preschool period children develop rapidly in cognitive, social-emotional, physical, psycho-motor, language, and aesthetic areas. In this period, besides basic habits and skills, it is important for children to gain environmental awareness. Research shows that children are mostly affected by environmental problems. Yet, living in a clean and…
Descriptors: Preschool Children, Teaching Methods, Pollution, Conservation (Environment)
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Kotaman, Hüseyin; Balc?, Asl?; K?l?ç Ayd?n, Zeynep Nur – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2018
The purpose of the study is to examine the impact of early childhood teachers' reading attitudes, the total number of the books they have read about their profession, the total number of the books they have read on general topics, and their teaching experience on their teaching efficacy. Participants consist of 362 early childhood teachers from 51…
Descriptors: Instructional Effectiveness, Reading Instruction, Reading Attitudes, Self Efficacy
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Kelly-Williams, Suzette; Berson, Ilene R.; Berson, Michael J. – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2017
Early childhood education has a role to play in constructing a sustainable society. In particular, increasing global attention has focused on how early childhood may help alleviate poverty among children and their families and promote economic growth. Part of this discourse involves the use of technology as a means to improve the quality of early…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Handheld Devices, Technology Uses in Education, Early Childhood Education
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Gedžune, Ginta – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2015
Children's social exclusion in the classroom is a threat to the sustainability of education. Teachers should be sensitised to this issue, which raises important implications for teacher education. This paper reports on an action research study in the context of pre-service teacher education aimed at enriching prospective early childhood educators'…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Social Isolation, Action Research, Preschool Teachers
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Kraukle, Sandra – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2015
The understanding of the basic principles of inclusive education motivates the inclusion of children with special needs in general education schools. The paper presents the process of implementing inclusive education in Latvia and the teachers' and parents' understanding of the role of communication in including children with special needs,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Inclusion, Regular and Special Education Relationship, Preschool Education
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Zarina, Sandra; Belousa, Inga – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2011
At a time when the scope and influence of information technologies are rapidly increasing, the development of reading literacy becomes a challenge for teachers. Pre-school teachers have a special role in the development of reading literacy, because children display interest in the written text and the information it holds already in pre-school. It…
Descriptors: Preschool Education, Emergent Literacy, Literacy Education, Environmental Influences
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Kazlauskiene, Ausra; Gaucaite, Ramute; Juodaityte, Audrone – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2011
Society qualitatively participates in the implementation of corresponding tasks only when it is informed. An analysis of the National Strategy for Sustainable Development of Lithuania expresses concern regarding shortage of information: information receivers are scantily informed, whilst information providers themselves are scantily informed about…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Sustainability, Access to Information, Preschool Education