Kindergarten and 1st grade teachers views about portfolios in documenting children s development

Alaçam, Nur
Olgan, Refika


Preschool Children’s Problem Solving Behaviors During Block Building
Atay Turhan, Tülay; Erden, Feyza (null; 2002-04-06)
Preschool children's use of perceptual-motor knowledge and hierarchical representational skills for tool making
Gönül, Gökhan; Takmaz, Ece; Hohenberger, Annette Edeltraud (2021-10-01)
Although other animals can make simple tools, the expanded and complex material culture of humans is unprecedented in the animal kingdom. Tool making is a slow and late-developing ability in humans, and preschool children find making tools to solve problems very challenging. This difficulty in tool making might be related to the lack of familiarity with the tools and may be overcome by children's long term perceptual-motor knowledge. Thus, in this study, the effect of tool familiarity on tool making was inv...
Preschool children’s views on unsolvable math problems
Olgan, Refika; Cengizoğlu, Seçil; Solmaz, Gizem (2017-04-23)
Introduction Early childhood mathematics education immerses young children into many kinds of reasoning through seeing, listening and talking, touching and moving that reveal how mathematics associates with the real world. In this array, mathematics education in the early years provides many opportunities for children to handle everyday tasks and inspires them about a way of thinking with interesting and challenging problems (Sperry-Smith, 2006). One of the aims of mathematics education in the early years i...
Preschool children's attitudes towards selected environmental issues
Öztürk-Kahriman, Deniz; Olgan, Refika; Teksöz, Gaye; Department of Early Childhood Education (2010)
The purpose of this study is to explore preschool children’s attitudes towards environmental issues in terms of consumption patterns, environmental protection, recycling-reusing, and living habits and to investigate gender as a factor affecting environmental attitudes. The sample of the study is comprised of 40 preschool age children living in Ankara, Turkey. The research has been realized by qualitative design and the data were collected through interviews. The interview questionnaire was adapted from ―The...
Preschool children's perceptions on human-environment relationship: follow-up research
Cengizoğlu, Seçil; Olgan, Refika; Teksöz, Gaye (Informa UK Limited, 2020-05-01)
In the current study, we focus on how the early childhood education for sustainability (ECEfS) program develops the perceptions of preschool children about the human-environment relationship. The sample of the study consisted of preschoolers aged 60-66 months in Ankara, Turkey. The data were collected through the drawings of children on the topic of 'human-environment' and interviews on drawings obtained before and after the program. The findings revealed that children perceive their environment as a peacef...
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N. Alaçam and R. Olgan, “Kindergarten and 1st grade teachers views about portfolios in documenting children s development,” Türkiye, 2015, p. 89, Accessed: 00, 2021. [Online]. Available: