Shukla Sikder

Shukla Sikder
Charles Sturt University · School of Teacher Education

Doctor of Philosophy

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There is a growing interest in the integration of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) into early childhood education programs. However, existing research suggests that many educators experience uncertainty, or even fear, when it comes to teaching STEM content. This article presents baseline data about Australian early childhood...
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This article reports findings from a two-year independent evaluation of the Little Scientists program; a program providing science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) professional development for early childhood educators across Australia. This article reports on the qualitative data gathered with educators to illustrate early childhoo...
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Vygotsky (in: Rieber, Carton (eds) The collected works of L.S. Vygotsky, vol 1, Pleneum Press, Newyork, pp 167–241, Retrieved from http://images.lib.monash.edu.au/edf5411/04118997.pdf, 1987) stated that academic or scientific concepts require a level of conscious awareness on the part of the child within everyday situations. Academic concepts can b...
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Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) in Bangladesh is still in the preliminary stage compared to the significant developments made in the field across the globe. This chapter presents the summary of policies, practices and contemporary research, as well as challenges encountered in relation to ECCE in Bangladesh. Based on analysis of secondary...
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Motives as a psychological concept are vital for understanding play and how a play motive influences children’s learning and development (Fleer, Early learning and development: cultural-historical concepts in play. Cambridge University Press, New York, 2010). Play provides space for the conscious realization of everyday concepts (Fleer, A cultural-...
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The social situation of development (SSD) specific to each age determines regularly the whole picture of the child's life. Therefore, we need to learn about the whole context surrounding children relevant to their development. The focus of the study is to understand parent's views on infant-toddler's science concept formation in the family context....
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Vygotsky (1987) stated that the restructured form of everyday concepts learned at home and in the community interact with scientific concepts introduced in formal school settings, leading to a higher level of scientific thinking for school-aged children. But, what does this mean for the scientific learning of infants and toddlers? What kinds of sci...

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