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Improving the quality of adaptive learning support provided by kindergarten teachers in play-based mathematical learning situations


Wullschleger, Andrea; Lindmeier, Anke; Heinze, Aiso; Meier-Wyder, Anuschka; Leuchter, Miriam; Vogt, Franziska; Moser Opitz, Elisabeth (2023). Improving the quality of adaptive learning support provided by kindergarten teachers in play-based mathematical learning situations. European Early Childhood Education Research Journal, 31(2):225-242.

Abstract

Adaptive learning support is a key element of high quality preschool education and includes the planning of learning situations and teacher-child interactions. The provision of effective adaptive learning support in kindergarten is challenging. This longitudinal experimental study examined the impact of two professional development programs on 132 kindergarten teachers. One program focused on teacher-child interactions (micro-adaptive learning support), the other on planning, preparation, and reflection (macro-adaptive learning support). Each program had a positive impact on the quality of the specific type of adaptive mathematical learning support provided by kindergarten teachers, macro or micro, it was designed to improve.

Abstract

Adaptive learning support is a key element of high quality preschool education and includes the planning of learning situations and teacher-child interactions. The provision of effective adaptive learning support in kindergarten is challenging. This longitudinal experimental study examined the impact of two professional development programs on 132 kindergarten teachers. One program focused on teacher-child interactions (micro-adaptive learning support), the other on planning, preparation, and reflection (macro-adaptive learning support). Each program had a positive impact on the quality of the specific type of adaptive mathematical learning support provided by kindergarten teachers, macro or micro, it was designed to improve.

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Item Type:Journal Article, refereed, original work
Communities & Collections:06 Faculty of Arts > Institute of Education
Dewey Decimal Classification:370 Education
Uncontrolled Keywords:Kindergarten teachers, macro-adaptive learning support, micro-adaptive learning support, professional development, play-based mathematical learning
Language:English
Date:2023
Deposited On:16 Jun 2022 13:46
Last Modified:23 Mar 2024 04:39
Publisher:Taylor & Francis
ISSN:1350-293X
OA Status:Hybrid
Publisher DOI:https://doi.org/10.1080/1350293x.2022.2081348
Project Information:
  • : FunderDFG
  • : Grant IDLI 2616/1_1
  • : Project Title
  • : FunderDFG
  • : Grant IDHE 456/8-1
  • : Project Title
  • : FunderDFG
  • : Grant IDLE 3327/2-1
  • : Project Title
  • : FunderSNSF
  • : Grant ID156680
  • : Project TitleStruktur fachspezifischer professioneller Kompetenzen von pädagogischen Fachkräften und ihre differenziellen Effekte auf die Qualität von mathematischen Lehr-Lern-Situationen im Kindergarten und den Kompetenzzuwachs von Kindern.
  • Content: Published Version
  • Language: English
  • Licence: Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0)