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Preschool and Primary Education

Jul 30, 2014 Volume 2, Number 1

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Number of articles: 7

  1. The cultural dimensions of prospective mathematics teachers’ beliefs: Insights from Cyprus and England

    Constantinos Xenofontos

    Based on the idea that mathematics education is, in general, culturally located, this paper discusses the cultural dimensions of prospective elementary teachers’ beliefs in Cyprus and England, and ... More

    pp. 3-16

  2. Mental representations of 12 year-old children about boiling and evaporation: A probabilistic association with convergent and divergent thinking

    Themistocles Tsikalas, Dimitrios Stamovlasis & George Papageorgiou

    Students’ understanding of physical phenomena is determined by their relevant representations, which are very crucial for science education. Since these representations are often incompatible with ... More

    pp. 17-26

  3. European and Greek legislation on preschool children's protection from the use of unsafe toys

    Effrosyni Katsikonouri & Vassiliki Riga

    The present study attempts to examine the impact of laws and legislation on the safe construction of toys and their use by young children. The research hypothesis was that the European Union (EU)... More

    pp. 27-44

  4. National Identity versus European Identity The Dimensions of Change Developing the Greek teachers’ European identity

    Anthony Papaeconomou

    This study examines the attitudes of Greek teachers towards Europe in relation with their national identity. Because of the Greek debt crisis and Greece’s entry into the IMF and EFSM mechanisms,... More

    pp. 45-58

  5. Designing and Administering a Needs Analysis Survey to Primary School Learners about EFL learning: a Case Study

    Maria Tzotzou

    Needs analysis is a distinct and necessary phase in planning educational programs and curriculum development. It is used to collect information about learners’ needs, focusing on the study of... More

    pp. 59-82

  6. Tεστ Eπικοινωνιακής Aνάπτυξης (ΤΕΑ) - Κλίμακες για την πρώιμη εκτίμηση της επικοινωνιακής και γλωσσικής ανάπτυξης παιδιών ηλικίας 8-30 μηνών: Πιλοτικά δεδομένα και βασικές ψυχομετρικές ιδιότητες

    Alexandra Karousou & Constantinos Petrogiannis

    Η πρώιμη εκτίμηση της επικοινωνιακής και γλωσσικής ανάπτυξης των παιδιών με στόχο τον έγκαιρο εντοπισμό και την πρόληψη τυχόν καθυστέρησης ή διαταραχών αποτελεί σημαντική ανάγκη της κλινικής και... More

    pp. 83-114

  7. «Σιωπή! Προσεγγίζοντας την περίπτωση των μαθητών που αντιμετωπίζονται στο σχολείο ως ομοφυλόφιλοι»

    Konstantinos Darais

    Η σύνταξη αυτού του άρθρου βασίστηκε στη μελέτη της περίπτωσης των μαθητών που είναι ή αντιμετωπίζονται ως ομοφυλόφιλοι στο σχολικό πλαίσιο. Το ενδιαφέρον για το συγκεκριμένο θέμα, προκλήθηκε από... More

    pp. 115-125