DOI: 10.18133/NYMEBPK.2015.01

Early Childhood Education: International Research Report
University of West Hungary, Benedek Elek Faculty of Pedagogy, Sopron, Hungary
Editor: Dr. László Varga

Contents

Introduction

László Varga – Réka Zsámboki Kissné
CHILDREN'S VISION ON THE WORLD IN THE MIRROR OF CHILDREN'S CULTURE

Robert Bacalja – Katarina Ivon – Iva Gospić
A FAIRYTALE AS AN INCENTIVE OF ARTISTIC CREATIVITY IN CHILDREN

Smiljana Zrilić – Violeta Valjan Vukić – Marko Jurčić
PEDAGOGIC-DIDACTIC CONCEPT IN BRINGING UP AND EDUCATING GIFTED CHILDREN

Tamara Kisovar-Ivanda – Diana Nenadić-Bilan
INTERRELATIONSHIP BETWEEN A CHILD'S SELECTION OF MUSEUM CONTENTS
AND THE LEVEL OF PEDAGOGICAL MODELLING OF ACTIVITIES IN
THE KINDERGARTEN ENVIRONMENT

Mira Klarin
SOCIAL INTERACTION AMONG CHILDREN IN PLAY ACTIVITIES

Diana Nenadić-Bilan – Tamara Kisovar-Ivanda
MATERIAL AND SPATIAL DIMENSIONS OF THE CHILDREN'S PROJECTS IN THEIR EXPLORATIONS OF THE SURROUNDINGS

Dominika Provázková Stolinská – Alena Berčíková – Miluše Rašková
AN ACCOUNT OF THE CHANGING CONCEPTIONS OF CHILDHOOD AND THE ROLE OF THE EDUCATIONAL SYSTEM
IN CHILD DEVELOPMENT AGAINST THE BACKDROP OF CHANGES IN CZECH SOCIETY

Niki Liodaki – Maria Kampeza – Thanassis Karalis
TALKING WITH CHILDREN: TEACHER’S USE OF INTERVIEWS AND GROUP DISCUSSIONS
IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION

Noemí Peña Sánchez – María Luisa Novo Martín – Jaime Delgado Iglesias – Ana Marqués Ibáñez
LEARNING IN THE CITY FROM DIFFERENT VISUAL PERSPECTIVES

Chantana Chanbanchong – Varinthorn Boonying
EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION AND CARE IN THAILAND TODAY AND THE CHANGING CULTURE AFFECTING
THE YOUNG CHILDREN’S VISION ABOUT THE WORLD

Zeynep Akdag – Firdevs Melis Cin
EARLY CHILDHOOD TEACHERS’ INVOLVEMENT IN FREE PLAY TIME WITH KURDISH SPEAKING CHILDREN
IN BILINGUAL EDUCATION SETTING IN TURKEY

Jane Beniston – Deborah Harris
THE CHILD’S VISION ON THE WORLD

Andrea M. Noel – Kathleen M. Lord
PERSPECTIVES ON READINESS: OPPORTUNITIES FOR DEVELOPING CHILDREN'S CONCEPTUAL KNOWLEDGE

H. Lindsey Russo
EXPLORING PLAY, PEER RELATIONSHIPS, AND LEARNING THROUGH THE LENSES AND VOICES OF CHILDREN

Janka Szilagyi – Tunde Szecsi – Melissa Meehan
TEACHER CANDIDATES’ VIEWS ABOUT PLAY AND ITS ROLE IN THE KINDERGARTEN CLASSROOM