Presentations and Handouts on Friday, 31tst August, 2007 V.

18. 12. 2007

Symposium Set V – 4:45 – 6:15



SYMPOSIUM V/1 - PARENTS’ PERSPECTIVE AND FAMILY INVOLVEMENT
Individual papers
☞ room: executive room 123

1. The Effect of Child’s Gender and Parental Education on Toddler’s Language Development, Ljubica Marjanovic Umek, Simona Kranjc, Ur¹ka Fekonja and Katja Bajc, University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Arts, Department of Psychology, Slovenia - No presentation is available for this symposium.
2. Is It the Children’s Business? – Parents’ Supervising and Consulting Styles and Their Beliefs about Children’s Peer Relationships, Marita Neitola, University of Turku, Department of Education, Finland


SYMPOSIUM V/2 - CO-OPERATION BETWEEN FAMILIES AND TEACHERS
Individual papers
☞ room: Bohemia Top Restaurant
1. How parent-school partnership changed our lives, Radmila Rangelov-Jusovic, Centre for Educational Initiatives Step by Step, Bosnia and Herzegovina
2. Teachers’ Representations of Their Relationships with Parents, Mariacristina Picchio, Institute of Cognitive Sciences and Technologies, National Research Council, Italy
3. How Do Parents and Day-Care Workers Co-operate in the Upbringing of Children in Day-Care Centres? A Case Study, Ellen Allewijn-Tzipris, Fontys University of Applied Sciences, The Netherlands, and Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium

SYMPOSIUM V/3 - PLAY
Individual papers
☞ room: lounge 4
1. Creating Intersubjectivity during Socio-dramatic Play at Kindergarten, Victoria Whitington, University of South Australia, Australia
2. Maternal Scaffolding of Play and Thinking in the Infant/Toddler Period: Relationships to Later IQ, Anne-Marie Morrissey, University of Melbourne, Faculty of Education, Australia
3. Complex Agency in Social Pretend Play: Crossing the Border between Reality and Pretence, Carmel Brennan, IPPA, The Early Childhood Org/Dublin Institute of Technology, Ireland

SYMPOSIUM V/4 - APPLYING SOCIO-CULTURAL THEORY IN PLAY AND LEARNING
Individual papers
☞ room: lounge 5
1. Thematic Approach: Instructional Scaffolding Promoting Meaningful Learning (Case Study), Cornelia Cincilei, Step by Step Moldova, Republic of Moldova
2. Observation and Imitation – Or Intent Participation among Pre-school Children? Maritta Hännikäinen, University of Jyväskylä, Finland and Free University Berlin, Germany

SYMPOSIUM V/5 - TEACHERS’ PRACTICE: INTERACTION WITH CHILDREN/ TEACHERS’ PRACTICE: APPLYING THEORIES INTO PRACTICE
Individual papers
☞ room: lounge 7
1. Toddlers’ Participation in Learning and Meaning-Making, Kirsten Elisabeth Jansen, Agder University College, Norway
2. Early Childhood Education and Learning for Sustainable Development and Citizenship, Solveig Hägglund (1), Ingrid Pramling Samuelsson (2) and Ingegerd Tallberg Broman (3), (1) Karlstad University, Sweden, (2) Göteborg University, Sweden, (3) Malmö University College, Sweden - No presentation is available for this symposium.
3. Tools of the Mind – A Vygotskian-inspired Early Childhood Curriculum, Steffen Saifer, Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory, USA

SYMPOSIUM V/6 - TEACHERS’ PRACTICE: APPLYING THEORIES INTO PRACTICE
Individual papers
☞ room: lounge 8
1. The Classroom Learning Goals of Public School Pre-kindergarten Teachers, Nancy File (1) and Douglas Powell (2), (1) University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, USA, (2) Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA - No presentation is available for this symposium.
2. The Adult’s Role in the Framework for Early Learning, Mary Daly, National Council for Curriculum and Assessment, Ireland

SYMPOSIUM V/7 - EARLY CHILD DEVELOPMENT
Self-organised symposium
Positive Behaviour in the Early Years
☞ room: lounge 9
1. Positive Behaviour in the Early Years – Design and Main Findings on Perceptions of Educators, Carers and Parents, Helen Marwick, University of Strathclyde, United Kingdom - No presentation is available for this symposium.
2. Positive Behaviour Study: Parental Perspectives, Jackie Henry, Jacque Fee and Peter Lee,University of Strathclyde, United Kingdom - No presentation is available for this symposium.
3. Positive Behaviour Study: Practitioner Perspectives, Aline-Wendy Dunlop and Colleen Clinton, University of Strathclyde, United Kingdom - No presentation is available for this symposium.

SYMPOSIUM V/8 - SUPPORTING DEVELOPMENT THROUGH SCAFFOLDING
Individual papers
☞ room: lounge 12
1. The Zone of Proximal Development and How Adults can Scaffold the Process of Learning, Nora Lindén, Bergen University College, Norway - No presentation is available for this symposium.
2. Vygotsky’s Scaffolding in the Dynamic Systems Theory: A New Curriculum Approach, Jef Van Kuyk, Cito, The Netherlands - No presentation is available for this symposium.
3. Projects: A Way of Facilitating Children’s Learning within The ZPD? Sarah Chicken and Trisha Maynard, University of the West of England and Swansea University, United Kingdom

SYMPOSIUM V/9 - TRANSITIONS
Self-organised symposium
Transitions, Key People, and Sustaining Provision for 0-3s
☞ room: Congress Hall I.
1. The Neighbourhood Nursery Initiative – Policy into Practice? Eddie McKinnon, Pen Green Research Base, United Kingdom
2. Transitions into the Baby Nest, Felicity Norton, Pen Green Research Base, United Kingdom - No presentation is available for this symposium.
3. Transitions from the Baby Nest, Julie Medhurst, Pen Green Research Base, United Kingdom - No presentation is available for this symposium.

SYMPOSIUM V/10 - TRANSITIONS
Individual papers
☞ room: executive room 125
1. First Experiences of ‘Crossing Borders’: How Adults and Peers Support the Transitions of Babies and Toddlers into Group Care Settings, Liz Brooker, Institute of Education, University of London, United Kingdom
2. Activity Theory Supporting the Co-construction of Understandings during Within-Centre Boundary Crossing, Barbara Jordan, Massey University College of Education, New Zealand - No presentation is available for this symposium.

SYMPOSIUM V/11- ZONE OF PROXIMAL DEVELOPMENT
Individual papers
☞ room: lounge 2 & 3
1. To Converge on the Global Context of Vygotsky’s Studies through the Synthesis of Western and Asian Teachers’ Beliefs and Practices of ZPD, Pei Wen Tzuo, National Institute of Education, Singapore - No presentation is available for this symposium.
2. Facilitation as a Mechanism of Pedagogical Interactions, Svitlana Martynenko, Kyiv Municipal Pedagogical University named by Boris Grinchenko, Ukraine - No presentation is available for this symposium.
3. Developing Outdoors – The Zone of Proximal Development in Action Outdoors, Carol Duffy, IPPA The Early Childhood Organisation, Ireland - No presentation is available for this symposium.

SYMPOSIUM V/12 - UNDERSTANDING MATHEMATICS IN THE EARLY YEARS
Individual papers
☞ room: lounge 6
1. The Language of Mathematics in the Classroom. Learning Activities and Teaching Techniques that Develop Skills to Master It, Rebeka Pali, Polythecnic University of Tirana, Albania
2. Math Episodes and Classroom Interaction – A Comparative Case Study of Formal Learning Environments for Six-year-olds, Teija Hiltunen, Department of Teacher Education in Turku, University of Turku, Finland

SYMPOSIUM V/13 - LANGUAGE LEARNING
Individual papers
☞ room: executive room 121
1. How does a Three-year-old Child Learn to Participate in a Lunchtime Discourse about Invisible Contents? Hiroaki Ishiguro, Department of Education, College of Arts, Rikkyo University, Japan - No presentation is available for this symposium.
2. Toddlers’ Interaction in a Story-time Setting, Elisabeth Mellgren and Karin Gustafsson, Göteborgs Universitet, Department of Education/Child Studies, Sweden

SYMPOSIUM V/14 - LANGUAGE AS A TOOL OF COGNITIVE DEVELOPMENT
Individual papers
☞ room: executive room 122
1. Children’s Rewriting of Literature Using “Cultural Tools” as Dialogues, Drawing, and Play, Stig Broström, The Danish University of Education, Denmark
2. Representation in Infants, Roger Lecuyer, Universite Rene Descartes, Institute de Psychologie, France - No presentation is available for this symposium.
3. Gestures in Interaction, Anna Klerfelt, Göteborg University, Sweden

SYMPOSIUM V/15 - INVOLVING CHILDREN IN RESEARCH
Individual papers
☞ room: lounge 11
1. Playschool Education in Iceland from the Perspective of Children and Parents, Jóhanna Einarsdottir, Iceland University of Education, Iceland - No presentation is available for this symposium.
2. The Market doesn’t Care: Children’s Rights in Early Childhood Care and Education, Noirin Hayes and Siobhan Bradley, Centre for Social & Educational Research, DIT, Ireland - No presentation is available for this symposium.
3. If the Performance is Good, the Government Makes the Funds: Children’s Responses in an Arts and Multiliteracies Research Project, John Schiller and Wendy Schiller, University of Newcastle, NSW, Australia

SYMPOSIUM V/16 - ART, MUSIC, AND DRAMA
Individual papers
☞ room: executive room 128
1. Puppetry and Communication in Pre-school, Mirella Forsberg Ahlcrona, Childhood Studies Unit, Sweden
2. Disposable Cameras, Humour, and Children’s Abilities, Eleni Loizou and Marianna Efstathiadou, University of Cyprus, Cyprus
3. Storytelling with Puppetry in a Multicultural Kindergarten, Jorunn Melberg, University of Stavanger, Norway


SYMPOSIUM V/17 - ASSESSMENT: APPROACHES AND EXPERIENCES
Individual papers
☞ room: Moravia Restaurant
1. Creation of Tests, Based on Socially Psychological Norm, Galina Loginova, Moscow City University of Psychology and Education, Russian Federation  - No presentation is available for this symposium.
2. The Use and Abuse of Student Assessment Data: Lessons Learned from Longitudinal Studies of Early Years Children, Linda Lee, Proactive Information Services Inc., Canada - No presentation is available for this symposium.
3. Confusion in Testing for Aptitude and Achievement, Robert Stake, University of Illinois, USA - No presentation is available for this symposium.

SYMPOSIUM V/18 - MULTICULTURAL EDUCATION
Self-organised symposium
Language and Policy: Emerging Themes from Children Crossing Borders
☞ room: Congress Hall III.
1. Language and Policies: Shaping Voices of Parents and Professionals in Pre-school Settings: An Experience from Germany, Henriette Heimgaertner, Internationale Akademie für innovative Pädagogik, Psychologie und Ökonomie (INA) gGmbH an der Freien Universität Berlin, Germany, Institut für den Situationsansatz; (ISTA), Germany
2. New Immigrants’ Cultural Citizenship and Language Policies in US Pre-schools, Angela Arzubiaga, Arizona State University, USA - No presentation is available for this symposium.
3. Children Crossing Borders and Vygotsky, Susanna Mantovani, University of Milan, Italy - No presentation is available for this symposium.

SYMPOSIUM V/19 - POLICY AND PRACTICE IN INCLUSIVE EDUCATION
Individual papers
☞ room: executive room 124
1. Inclusive Education: Panacea or Ill-Wind for the Child with a Visual Impairment? Colette Gray, Stranmillis University College: A College of the Queen’s University of Belfast, United Kingdom
2. Inclusive Education of Children with Emotional and Behavioural Problems, Riitta Viitala, University of Jyväskylä, Department of Special Education, Finland
3. Fostering Development in Wider Age-mix Grouping, Wilfried Griebel, State Institute of Early Childhood Education and Research, Germany - No presentation is available for this symposium.

SYMPOSIUM V/20 - TEACHER TRAINING

Individual papers
☞ room: executive room 129
1. Developing Concepts of Participation with Early Years Students, Janet Kay and Rosemary Furey, Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom
2. The Profession of Educator of Young Children: A Profession with an Issue to Welcome Children in “Respect for Diversity”, Myriam Mony, ESSSE, France

SYMPOSIUM V/21 - POLICY OF EARLY EDUCATION IN DIFFERENT COUNTRIES
Discussion group
Transforming policy and practice: three narratives
☞ room:Oold Czech Beer Pub
- No presentation is available for this symposium.

SYMPOSIUM V/22 - POLICY OF EARLY EDUCATION IN DIFFERENT COUNTRIES
Individual papers
☞ room: executive room 127
1. Early Years Professional Status: An Initiative in Search of a Strategy, Denise Hevey, University of Northampton, United Kingdom
2. Achieving Early Years Professional (EYP) Status: New EYPs Evaluate the Process and Its Impact on Professional Identity, Gill Goodliff, The Open University, United Kingdom

SYMPOSIUM V/23 - INNOVATION: IMPLEMENTING THEORY INTO PRACTICE

Individual papers
☞ room: lounge 1
1. The Future of Child Development Laboratory Schools: Collaboration for Applied Developmental Research, Nancy Barbour (1), Diane Horm (2), Brent McBride (3), Melissa Groves (4), Martha Lash (1), Carol
Bersani (1), Andrew Stremmel (5), Cynthia Ratekin (4), James Moran (6), James Elicker (7), Susan Toussaint (4), (1) Kent State University, USA (2) University of Oklahoma, USA (3) University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, USA
(4) California State University, Chico, USA (5) South Dakota State University, USA (6) Pennsylvania System of Higher Education, USA (7) Purdue University, USA

2. Curriculum in the Infant Classes in Ireland: Vygotsky’s Ideas in Practice, Deirbhile Niccraith and Anne Fay, Irish National Teachers’ Organization, Ireland
3. Vygotsky’s Ideas as a Basis for the New Models in Early Childhood Development (ECD) Programme Assisted by UNICEF in the Republic of Belarus, Natalia Mufel, UNICEF, Early Childhood Development Officer, Belarus


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