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Pulay, Alana; Williamson, Amy – Learning Environments Research, 2019
Studies suggest that the learning environment can act as a third teacher in contributing towards student academic success. A variable within the physical learning environment that has received little attention in the literature is the interior lighting. Because of budget constraints and age, most American public school classrooms have fluorescent…
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Lighting, Learner Engagement, Student Behavior
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Hoang, Nhi; Holopainen, Leena; Siekkinen, Martti – Learning Environments Research, 2019
The aim of the current study was to identify latent profile groups based on observed teachers' classroom quality and the relations of the latent profile groups to teacher age, teaching experience and children's classroom engagement and disaffection. Observations of 57 Vietnamese kindergarten teachers were conducted in the domains of emotional…
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Learner Engagement, Kindergarten, Foreign Countries
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Lee, Pauline Miin Jiun; Quek, Choon Lang – Learning Environments Research, 2018
We report a survey of 100 preschool teachers from 15 preschools in Singapore using a modified instrument called the Pre-School Level Environment Questionnaire. The aims were to explore differences in actual and preferred perceptions of preschool teachers' school-level environment and to investigate the relationship among preschool teachers'…
Descriptors: Preschool Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Job Satisfaction, Educational Environment
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Jung, Eunjoo; Brown, Elizabeth T.; Karp, Karen S. – Learning Environments Research, 2014
The authors investigated the degree to which school-level teacher characteristics and resources are related to the mathematics learning of kindergarten children using a sample drawn from a large US database. Kindergarten-level teacher characteristics were operationalised as collective teacher efficacy, teacher experience and teacher preparation;…
Descriptors: Teacher Characteristics, Kindergarten, Role, Mathematics Education
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Nedovic, Sonya; Morrissey, Anne-Marie – Learning Environments Research, 2013
This study reports on children's observed responses to natural features introduced in the redevelopment of a childcare centre garden. Using an action research approach, the redevelopment was based on the preferences of the director, staff and 18 three- to four-year-olds, as expressed through interviews, conversations, photographs and drawings.…
Descriptors: Action Research, Physical Activities, Kindergarten, Play
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Robinson, Esther; Fraser, Barry J. – Learning Environments Research, 2013
This study, involving the modification, validation and use of a learning environment questionnaire for both kindergarten students and their parents, is significant because prior learning environment research has normally involved neither parents nor such young students. A questionnaire, which was based on the What Is Happening In this Class? and…
Descriptors: Prior Learning, Reliability, Kindergarten, Classroom Environment