Essays about: "preschool"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 265 essays containing the word preschool.

  1. 1. Fostering critical thinking since preschool stage in an alternative educational enironment based on children’s autonomy. An exploratory case study on a free-learning association in Spain

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för pedagogik och specialpedagogik

    Author : Miquel Botella López; [2023-06-19]
    Keywords : Critical thinking; Autonomy; Alternative education; Free learning; Early childhood education;

    Abstract : Aim: The research aim of this study is focused on exploring a specific alternative educational environment that is supposed to enhance students’ autonomy since preschool stage and how is it possible that their diverse pedagogical aspects can foster preschool students critical thinking development. Theory: Paulo Freire’s pedagogical perspective serves as the theoretical framework of this study. READ MORE

  2. 2. Sustainability education in early childhood: Preschool teachers´perceptions and approaches in nurturing sustainability education practises

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för didaktik och pedagogisk profession

    Author : Rose Anyanwu; [2023-01-25]
    Keywords : Education; Sustainability; Sustainable Development SD ; Education for Sustainable Development ESD ; Early Childhood for Sustainable Education; Preschool teachers;

    Abstract : Aim: This study aims to examine early childhood teachers’ perceptions of Education for Sustainable Development as well as their pedagogical approaches for nurturing sustainability in Swedish preschools, and how their perceptions of ESD relate to their teaching strategies in nurturing sustainability education. Theory: Lev Vygotsky’s social constructivism emphasizes the significance of language and thought, social interaction, zone of proximal development, scaffolding, mediation, and collaborative work in learning. READ MORE

  3. 3. Friluftsliv as a cultivating asset for children’s educational resilience : How resource-strong families value and invest in friluftsliv for their children

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för pedagogik, didaktik och utbildningsstudier

    Author : Bekhta Allal; [2023]
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    Abstract : This study focuses on how a specific type of family invests in and ascribes value to friluftsliv and how the outdoor habits parents create for their children can be understood in relation to their children’s education. Friluftsliv is a Nordic term that involves nature-based activities such as hiking and camping but can be many activities conducted in connection to nature. READ MORE

  4. 4. Parents’ perceptions about preschool children’s use of mobile devices and experiences at art museums

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Institutionen för data- och systemvetenskap

    Author : Sooyoun Kim; [2023]
    Keywords : preschool children; mobile devices; tablets; educational apps; child-computer interaction; art museums; museum learning;

    Abstract : The child–environment interaction type, which involves touching and handling part of collections and displays, is less common in art museums. In addition, art museums demand many behavioural rules from their visitors. The adult caregivers, therefore, prefer that their preschool children participate in child-friendly activity programmes. READ MORE

  5. 5. "I like to jump in muddy puddles" : An investigation of preschool children's perspectives on the outdoors as a learning environment in an Irish context.

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Institutionen för beteendevetenskap och lärande

    Author : Claire Tracey; [2023]
    Keywords : Affordances; Children s perspectives; Ireland; Preschool; Outdoor learning environment.;

    Abstract : The study investigates preschool children’s perspectives on the outdoors as a learning environment in an Irish context. The aim is to gain preschool children’s perspectives on their outdoor learning environment as too often children’s perspectives are not represented in research. READ MORE