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International Journal of Educational Research

Volume 29, Number 1

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 5

  1. Early childhood education: Notes from the past for the future

    W. Peter Robinson

    Early childhood education has made great progress internationally in the last thirty years, in large measure through the efforts of researchers and practitioners. In contrast, many governments have... More

    pp. 7-24

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  2. Taking a new look at cultural attitudes in multilingual settings: Stories and storying in teacher training

    Michaela Ulich

    Cultural attitudes and expectations in multilingual educational settings are closely related to teachers’ implicit theories about children growing up “between two different cultures” and about... More

    pp. 25-39

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  3. A play foundation for family literacy

    Olivia N Saracho & Bernard Spodek

    This study was designed to determine the potential effects of a family literacy intervention program. The treatment was a five-month intervention with 15 families as they engaged in playful... More

    pp. 41-50

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  4. Exploring the relationship between process and outcome in young children’s learning: stage one of a longitudinal study

    Christine Pascal, Tony Bertram, Claire Mould & Richard Hall

    The first phase of a small-scale, longitudinal study which is part of the Effective Early Learning (EEL) Project, a UK based, national, early childhood evaluation and improvement initiative is... More

    pp. 51-67

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  5. Understanding the world of objects and of people: Intuition as the core element of deep level learning

    Ferre Laevers

    This paper focusses on the outcomes of early childhood education and addresses three questions: (1) What outcomes can we put forward as most crucial? (2) When can we speak of real or substantial... More

    pp. 69-86

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