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Samuelsson, Ingrid Pramling; Carlsson, Maj Asplund – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2008
From children's own perspective, play and learning are not always separate in practices during early years. The purpose of this article is, first, to scrutinise the background and character of early years education in terms of play and learning. Second, to elaborate the findings of several years of research about children's learning in preschool…
Descriptors: Creativity, Play, Early Childhood Education, Personality
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Drugli, May Britt; Larsson, Bo; Clifford, Graham; Fossum, Sturla – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2007
Differences between pervasive (home and day-care/school) versus non-pervasive (home only) conduct problems were examined in regard to various child, parent/family, and day-care/school characteristics in an outpatient clinic sample of 120 children aged 4-8 years. All children scored above the 90th percentile on the Eyberg Child Behavior Inventory…
Descriptors: Behavior Disorders, Child Behavior, Interpersonal Competence, Child Care
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Ojala, Mikko; Talts, Leida – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2007
Each child In Finland and in Estonia receives preschool training for a year before going to school, based on a new national framework curriculum of preschool education. The aim of the present study was to compare children's learning achievements in nine target areas, based on the teacher's evaluations at the end of the preschool year, in both…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Age Differences, Motor Development, Learning Strategies
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Einarsdottir, Johanna – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2006
The study aimed to investigate the pedagogy and beliefs of Icelandic pre-school and first-grade teachers during times of immense changes in the policy and trends of early childhood education. The practices of 2 pre-school teachers working with the oldest pre-school children and 2 primary school teachers working with the youngest primary school…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Early Childhood Education, Preschool Teachers, Teacher Attitudes
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Husa, Sari; Kinos, Jarmo – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2005
Finnish early childhood education can be defined as practical educational activity, as a discipline, or as a field of science. This study focuses on the academic connections of early childhood education and concentrates on the identification of actors according to Bourdieu's field theory. The roots of academic early childhood education go back…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Educational History, Intellectual Disciplines, Foreign Countries
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Hujala, Eeva – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2004
The contextual leadership theory provides a frame to investigate the leadership phenomenon in a childcare context. According to the contextual leadership theory, leadership is perceived of as a socially constructed, situational and interpretive phenomenon. The purpose of the study was to investigate leadership in a Finnish childcare context based…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Leadership Responsibility, Child Care Centers, Early Childhood Education
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Malm, Birgitte – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2004
In this study, occupational life histories of Montessori teachers in Sweden have been constructed in collaboration with a group of them. Data exploration and analysis have included journals, interviews, written reflections and conversations. Of interest has been to shed light on underlying values, ways in which professional roles reflect personal…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Values, Montessori Method, Diaries
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