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Multiple lenses on the mind

International Perspectives on Education

Continuum, 2008

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...This chapter reviews three major lines of work: first, how the mind is organized; second, how various changes of mind take place; and third, five kinds of minds we will need to cultivate in the future. Three of these minds have to do...

Self-esteem, self-confidence and individualized education

International Perspectives on Education

Continuum, 2008

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...In this chapter, I rehearse the rise and fall of the self-esteem movement and ask what will happen in education once its worm-can has been fully opened. Some critics think that the self-esteem fallacy may have infected the ideas behind...

“Youth need images for their imaginations and for the formation of their memory”

David W. Jardine

Dr. David W. Jardine is a Full Professor of Education at the University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada. He is the author and co-author of seven other books in education, over 80 articles in refereed scholarly journals, and dozens of book chapters. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Pedagogy Left in Peace : Cultivating Free Spaces in Teaching and Learning

Continuum, 2012

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...I It is necessary that a man should dwell with solicitude on, and cleave with affection to, the things which he wishes to remember. Thomas Aquinas, paraphrasing the Ad Herennium (cited in Yates 1974, p. 75) I've recently...
...This chapter explores the personal, social and emotional needs of young people and argues that these are inextricably linkend to, and influenced by, the learning processes in school. It also explores the personal and social aspects...

Curriculum in Early Childhood Education (Australia)

Deborah Pino-Pasternak

Deborah Pino-Pasternak is a senior lecturer at Murdoch University, Western Australia . Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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...The Australian context Australia is a federation of six states and two mainland territories. In 2009, the federal government agreed on a National Quality Framework for Early Childhood including national-level legislation and regulatory...

Overview of Childhood (Chile)

Marigen Narea

Marigen Narea is Assistant Professor at Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile and Principal Investigator at the Center for Advanced Studies on Educational Justice, Chile Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Marjorie Murray

Marjorie Murray is Associate Professor at the Department of Anthropology, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile and Principal Investigator at the Center for Intercultural and Indigenous Research, Chile Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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...Theoretical approaches to childhood and childhood studies In Chile, paediatrics, developmental psychology, economics, and educational research are the most important approaches to childhood studies in terms of volume of research...

Curriculum in Early Childhood Education (Egypt)

Mohamed Rizkallah

Mohamed Rizkallah is an adjunct assistant professor at the American University in Cairo, Egypt. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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...Article 16 of the Basic Education Law 1981 (Law No. 139), amended by Law No. 233 in 1988, states that the aims of basic education in primary and secondary school are:Basic education can also be defined as education that equips children...

Friendship and Peer Cultures in Childhood (Turkey)

Neslihan Güney Karaman

Neslihan Güney Karaman is an associate professor in the Educational Psychology Division at Ankara University, Turkey. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Nevra Atış Akyol

Nevra Atış Akyol is a research assistant at Hacettepe University, Turkey. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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...Conceptions of friendship Friendship is described as the emotional bond that a child establishes with one or more peers or younger or older children. Interactions between children form the basis of their friendships. Characteristics...
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...This study analyzed the impact of a community-based preschool program on child development and schooling outcomes in high-poverty areas of rural Mozambique. Preschools were randomly assigned to 30 of 76 eligible communities. Using a panel...

Transitions in Primary Education (Canada)

Ayesha Siddiqua

Ayesha Siddiqua is a PhD candidate at McMaster University, Canada . Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Magdalena Janus

Magdalena Janus is an associate professor at McMaster University, Canada . Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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...Research on transitions in primary education Transition to kindergarten is a time characterized by many changes for children and their families (Laverick 2008; McIntyre et al. 2010). During this time, children are required to adapt quickly...