3 results for University of Waikato, Comment

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    Carr, Margaret; Peters, Sally (2011)

    Journal article
    University of Waikato

    Introduction to this special issue of the Early Childhood Folio on key learning competencies across place and time. Publication of these working papers (adapted and edited for the Early Childhood Folio) from a Teaching and Learning Research Initiative (TLRI) project means they will now be widely available for teachers. These are articles by teachers for teachers.

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    Mitchell, Linda (2012)

    Journal article
    University of Waikato

    This issue of Early Childhood Folio ranges from a big-picture and readable review of the main debates within the literature about play in Western settings, to a small, qualitative, in-depth case study of a single child and the use of narrative inquiry to explore concepts of wellbeing and its link to personal identity. All of the authors draw out clear and sometimes challenging implications for the role of the teacher, making the collection highly relevant to practitioners and those working in teacher education and professional development.

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    Mitchell, Linda (2012)

    Journal article
    University of Waikato

    This issue of Early Childhood Folio has a diverse range of articles focusing on highly relevant and current pedagogical issues. Several involve case studies, where in-depth analysis enables opportunities for learning and development afforded by pedagogy and the environment to be highlighted. Some offer new methodological approaches, including the use of a “mosaic approach” to investigate “voices” of child and adult participants, kaupapa Māori methodology to illustrate culturally valid forms of assessment within contemporary Māori early childhood settings, and the use of a model of participation in home-based settings

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