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Korean Journal of Childcare and Education
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Volume 1, Issue 1 - Dec 2005
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A Study on the Development of Interaction Scale between Teachers and Children for Childcare Teachers
Kim, Hyoun Ji ;
Korean Journal of Childcare and Education, volume 1, issue 1, 2005, Pages 1~19
Interaction Scale between Teachers and Children for childcare teachers (ISTC) was constructed based on the research data completed by the Ministry of Gender Equality and Family with a participation of childcare teachers and early childhood educators. The results of this study were; First, the study found that the 42 items of the ISTC were categorized into eight factors by 205 childcare teachers: a positive language and behaviors of teachers, encouragement of positive interactions among peers, offering a nap time, toilet use, emotional intervention, free play participation, an equal care of children, and meals and snack time. Second, these factors exhibited a high correlation interactively. Third, the ISTC showed a high correlation with teachers' performance scale.
The relationship between general creativity and musical creativity of children
Kim, Youn-Ju ;
Korean Journal of Childcare and Education, volume 1, issue 1, 2005, Pages 21~35
The goal of this study was to examine the relationship between general creativity and musical creativity of children, and utilize the results as the basic data to develope of children' music education. The subjects were 50 children of a kindergarten located in the Jeonlabukdo area. The instruments employed were general creativity and musical creativity scales. The data were analyzed with the SPSS program. They were analyzed by Pearson Correlation. The results of this study are as follows: First, creativity was correlated positively with 'making of the melody'. Second, fluency was correlated positively with 'making of the melody', abstraction of title was correlated positively with 'making of the song words', and elaboration was correlated positively with making of the melody and expression by rhythmic movement.
The Effects of Number-Related Fairy Tales on Young Children's Mathematical Inquiry Skills
Lim, Soon Hwa ; Kwon, Eun Ju ;
Korean Journal of Childcare and Education, volume 1, issue 1, 2005, Pages 37~58
The purpose of this study was to examine whether or not the use of number-related fairy tales had any effects on young children's mathematical inquiry skills in a bid to help facilitate their development of mathematical capabilities. The subjects in this study were 30 preschoolers who were four years old in Western age and attended G kindergarten in Jung-gu, Ulsan. The instrument used to assess their mathematical inquiry skills was Choi Hye-jin(2003)'s Preschooler Math Capability Inventory. The collected data wee analyzed with SPSS Win 11.5 program, and analysis of covariance was utilized. The findings of the study were as follows: The application of number-related fairy tales turned out to be effective in developing the young children's abilities to figure out the regularity of things, conception of number, geometrical abilities, measurement abilities and mathematical inquiry skills of the preschoolers. The above-mentioned findings suggested that the application of number-related fairy tales was one of good teaching methods to step up the development of young children's mathematical inquiry skills. Specifically, that could inner motivation to preschoolers in mathematical contexts and take their problem-solving skills to another level.
A Study on the Effect of Montessori-Education Program on Preschooler Multiple Intelligences
Kim, Nam Su ; Kwon, Eun Ju ;
Korean Journal of Childcare and Education, volume 1, issue 1, 2005, Pages 59~81
The purpose of this study was to examine how Montessori-education program, one of different early-childhood education programs, was tied into the multiple intelligences of young children and how Montessori education program affected their multiple intelligences. It's basically meant to determine the efficiency of Montessori-education program. The major findings of the study were as follows: First, the Montessori-education program turned out to have a favorable effect on the development of the young children's multiple intelligences. Second, among the subfactors of multiple intelligences, the musical and bodily-kinesthetic intelligences of the preschoolers were little affected by the Montessori-education program, but that had a good impact on their logical-mathematical, spatial, linguistic, interpersonal, intrapersonal, and naturalist intelligences. The above-mentioned findings suggested that Montessori-education program was one of efficient teaching methods to step up the development of young children's multiple intelligences.
Exploratory Study on determinants of the Performance of Bayley Scales of Infant Development in Infants with High Risk
Min, Dong Ok ;
Korean Journal of Childcare and Education, volume 1, issue 1, 2005, Pages 83~101
The present study applied Bayley Scales of Infant Development to Infants with High Risk to investigate the effects of determinants such as variables related to demographic variable, prenatal and perinatal and postpartal environments, and developmental indices in infancy. First, mental and motor development index were high in infants whose mothers had high in education, mothers had not had a disease during the pregnancy, mothers had not taken medicine during the pregnancy. Second, mental and motor development index were high in infants who had used an oxygen inhaler, incubator, and in infants who had been given a timely birth. Third, mental and motor development index were higher in infants whose mumbling and the initial speaking was normal than in infants whose development was late.
The Effects of Toddlers' Characteristics and Child Care Environments on Toddlers' Behaviors in Child Care Center
Choi, Ji Hyun ; Park, Hye Won ;
Korean Journal of Childcare and Education, volume 1, issue 1, 2005, Pages 103~124
This study aims to investigate and analyze how toddlers' characteristics and child care center's environments including facilities and care-givers' characteristics affect toddlers' behavior in child care center using observational methods. Total 40 toddlers in same numbers of boys and girls participated in this study. Average age of tollers were the 31.7 months ranging from 27 months to 35 months. The toddlers were observed with the observation schedule modified from observation categories of Holloway and Reichhart-Erickson(1988). Data were analysed by Pearson's correlation, t-test, one away ANOVA, Duncan Test and stepwise regression using the SPSSWIN Version. The results of the study were as follow: First, the toddlers' behaviors were related to all the toddlers' characteristics. Second, the toddlers' behaviors were related to all the characteristics of the child care facilities such as the types of facilities, the class size and the caregiver-toddler ratio. Third, the toddler' behaviors were related to caregivers' variables such as the total care experience in centers, the experience with toddler care, the martial status, the certificate types except the child rearing experience and the educational level. Fourth, the toddlers' characteristics were more significantly related to the behavior of them than those of child care centers' environment.
Relationships among Physical Environment of Childcare Centers, Teachers' Creative Teaching Approaches, and Young Children's Creativity Level
Kim, Soo Jin ; Cho, Bok Hee ;
Korean Journal of Childcare and Education, volume 1, issue 1, 2005, Pages 125~146
This study examined the interactive effects of physical environment of childcare centers and teachers' creative teaching approaches on the level of young children's creativity. To do so, the study conducted an assessment called TCAM(Thinking Creativity in Action and Movement) that was developed by Torrance to 182 young children. Also, it utilized questionnaires to ask 28 teachers concerning physical environment of childcare centers and their creative teaching approaches level. The findings of this study were: First, the gender of young children didn't affect the level of young children's creativity but the age of young children positively affected the level of their imagination that is the subordinate area of creativity. Second, the high level of physical environment of childcare centers positively affected the level of young children's creativity. Third, teachers' actively creative teaching approaches positively affected the level of young children's creativity. Forth, both physical environment of childcare centers and teachers' creative teaching approaches interactively and positively influenced the level of young children's creativity. Fifth, both physical environment of childcare centers and teachers' creative teaching approaches positively affected the level of young children's creativity. The result of this study implies that the level of young children's creativity increases when childcare centers demonstrate high quality of physical environment and teachers deliver creative teaching approaches actively.
The Effect of Parental Modernity and Children's Misbehavior on Parenting Stress of Mothers
Kim, Hye Soon ; Kang, Gi Sook ; Yun, Young Bae ;
Korean Journal of Childcare and Education, volume 1, issue 1, 2005, Pages 147~165
The purpose of this study was to clarify the effect of the modernity of mothers and children's misbehavior on parenting stress of mothers. The subjects of this study was 210 mothers who lived in Korea. The results of this study were as follows: First, No significant statistical difference was found on the parental modernity of mothers by children's sex. Second, No significant statistical difference was found on parenting stress of mothers by the level of education of mothers but significant statistical difference was found on parenting stress by the level of parental modernity. Third, the more mothers had the level of education, the more mothers had parental modernity. Fourth, more children had misbehavior, the more mothers had parenting stress, Fifth, the more mothers had the parental modernity, the less mothers had parenting stress. These results suggest that the parenting stress was effected by both parenting modernity and children's misbehavior but also it was much relevant to children's misbehavior than parenting modernity.
The Relationships among Infant's Delay Gratification, Delay Strategy, and Parents' Child-rearing Attitude
Choi, Eun Hwa ; Cho, Bok Hee ;
Korean Journal of Childcare and Education, volume 1, issue 1, 2005, Pages 167~189
The purpose of this study was to examine the relationships among delay gratification, delay strategy, and parents' child-rearing attitude. The participants of the study were 62, 18-36 month old infants, who demonstrated individual differences in the level of delay gratification and their mothers. The instruments of the study were infant's delay gratification and delay strategy were assessed by Mischele(1974) and the parents' responded to the parents' child-rearing attitude(Cho et al., 1999). Data were collected by menas of conducting observations on infants in experimental settings and completing questionnaires with mothers. The results of this study were as follows: 1. The delay gratification of infants differed accordingly to their age. Older infants displayed increased time in showing their delay gratification, while younger infants relatively exhibited shortened time. There was no significant difference in infants' sex and the order of the birth. 2. Following the age factor, the distraction strategy in the delay strategy played a significant difference to infants. Older infants required a frequent use of the distraction strategy in comparison to younger infants. 3. The previous two factors - delay gratification and distraction strategy-showed a positive relationship. 4. The delay gratification was significantly influenced by infants' age, parents' attitude, direct facing strategy, and infants' distraction strategy. However, the delay gratification was insignificantly accounted for by infants' sex.