Presentations and Handouts on Thursday, 1st September, 2007 VI.

28. 12. 2007

Symposium Set VI – 8:45 – 10:15

SYMPOSIUM VI/1 - PARENTS’ PERSPECTIVE & FAMILY INVOLVEMENT
Individual papers
☞ room: lounge 4
1. Proliferating Parenting in the UK: Advancing Understanding through a Zone of Proximal Development, Susan Aitken and Teresa Curtis, Manchester Metropolitan University, United Kingdom
2. Developing Shared Understandings of ‘Appropriate Touching’ with Parents and Carers, John Powell and Kerry Moakes, MMU Institute of Education, United Kingdom
3. Connecting Children, Families and Learning, Alison Elliott, Charles Darwin University, Australia - No presentation is available for this symposium.

SYMPOSIUM VI/2 - PARENTS’ PERSPECTIVE & FAMILY INVOLVEMENT / ZONE OF PROXIMAL DEVELOPMENT

Individual papers
☞ room: lounge 2-3
1. Importance of Social Context for the Cognitive Development of Pre-school Children, Renata Miljevic-Ridicki, Faculty for Teacher Education, Zagreb University, Croatia

2. Development of Child Communication and Family Culture, Liya Kalinnikova (1) and Magnus Magnusson (2), (1) Pomor State University named after M. V. Lomonosov, Russian Federation; (2) Stockholm Institute of Education, Sweden - No presentation is available for this symposium.
3. Mechanisms of Formation and Enlargement of the Zone of Proximal Development, Zhanna P. Shopina, L.S. Vygotsky Institute of Psychology, RGGU, Moscow, Russian Federation - No presentation is available for this symposium.

SYMPOSIUM VI/3 - PLAY
Individual papers
☞ room: lounge 1
1. The Connection between Playing Activity and Drawing in Pre-school Children, Elena Berezhkovskaya, Russian State University for the Humanities, Vygotsky Institute of Psychology, Russian Federation - No presentation is available for this symposium.
2. Free Play? Is There Any Value in the Concept? Helen Tovey, Roehampton University, United Kingdom - No presentation is available for this symposium.

SYMPOSIUM VI/4 - TEACHERS’ PRACTICE: INTERACTION WITH CHILDREN
Individual papers
☞ room: Congress Hall I.
1. Empirical Research on Early Education as a Part of Wide Open School Foundation Activities, Zita Badurikova, Comenius University, Slovakia - No presentation is available for this symposium.
2. Parents’ Opinions about the Impact of a Physical Education Programme on Their Children’s Healthy Behaviour, Evridiki Zachopoulou, Alexandrio Technological Educational Institute of Thessaloniki, Department of Early Childhood Care and Education, Greece

SYMPOSIUM VI/5 - EARLY CHILD DEVELOPMENT
Self-organised symposium
The Teachers’ Role in Children’s Social and Moral Development in Early Childhood Education
☞ room: Congress Hall III.
1. Teacher’s Strategies for Working with Children’s Morality in Early Childhood Education, Eva Johansson,Göteborg University, Dep. of Education, Sweden
2. The Teacher’s Role in Conflict Resolution of Young Children, Dorian de Haan, University Utrecht, Dep. Developmental Psychology, The Netherlands
3. Social Learning in Mixed Age Groups: The Role of Teachers and Peers, Elly Singer, University of Amsterdam, Dep. of Education, The Netherlands - No presentation is available for this symposium.

SYMPOSIUM VI/6 -SUPPORTING DEVELOPMENT THROUGH SCAFFOLDING

Individual papers
☞ room: lounge 5
1. Modern Learning Environments for Pre-school Education: A Learning Frame in Social Interaction, Maria Sakellariou, Department of Pre-School Education, University of Ioannina, Greece - No presentation is available for this symposium.
2. Vygotsky, Early Learning and Pre-school Curriculum, Marcela batisti Zorec, University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Education, Slovenia - No presentation is available for this symposium.

SYMPOSIUM VI/7 - TRANSITIONS

Individual papers
☞ room: lounge 6
1. Intensifying Co-operation between Early Childhood Professionals and School Teachers to Support Transition from Kindergarten to School, Renate Niesel, Staatsinstitut für Frühpädagogik (IFP) München, Germany
2. Pre-school Teachers’ Ideas on Transition from Pre-school to Primary Education in Turkey, Ebru Aktan Kerem and Mihrap Ekmiolu, Canakkale Onsekiz Mart University, Turkey - No presentation is available for this symposium.
3. Home is Where I Live: A Child’s Story about Her Move to the Other Side of the World, Catherine Meehan, Canterbury Christ Church University, United Kingdom - No presentation is available for this symposium.

SYMPOSIUM VI/8 - ZONE OF PROXIMAL DEVELOPMENT
Individual papers
☞ room: lounge 7
1. Can E-Mail Support Children’s Exploration of Different Cultural Heritage between Two Nurseries? June O’Sullivan, Marion Breslin, Nichole Leigh Mosty, University of Worcester, United Kingdom - No presentation is available for this symposium.
2. Shifting in the Zone: Conceptualising a Dynamic Zone of Proximal Development, H. Julia Eksner (1) and Marjorie Faulstich Orellana (2) (1) Northwestern University, Germany (2) University of California, Los Angeles, USA - No presentation is available for this symposium.
3. Promoting from Inside: A Model of Fostering Children’s Symbolic Activities and Its Application, Anna Bondioli and Donatella Savio, University of Pavia, Italy

SYMPOSIUM VI/9 -UNDERSTANDING MATHEMATICS IN EARLY YEARS
Individual papers
☞ room: lounge 8
1. Whole Class Interactive Teaching in the English Primary Mathematics Classroom: Underpinning or Undermining Learning? Judy Sayers, University of Northampton, United Kingdom - No presentation is available for this symposium.
2. Challenging and Innovative Ways in which Teachers can Open Young Children’s Eyes to the World of Mathematics, Marie Botha,University of Pretoria, South Africa - This presentation hasn’t been uploaded because the file is too large. If you would like reach this presentation, please e-mail Eva Izsak at eizsak@issa.hu

SYMPOSIUM VI/10 - MULTILINGUAL DEVELOPMENT
Individual papers
☞ room: lounge 9
1. Welsh in Early Years Provision: Policy and Paradigms in Promoting Bilingualism in the Early Years, Ssian Wyn Siencyn, Trinity College, University of Wales, United Kingdom
2. Multilingual Toddlers in Swedish Pre-schools: What is the Role of Language in Initiating and Maintaining Pretend Play? Anne Kultti, Göteborg University, Department of Education, Sweden
3. Bilingual Teaching Assistants and Learning in Early Years Settings, Rose Drury and Leena Robertson, The OU and Middlesex University, United Kingdom

SYMPOSIUM VI/11 - LANGUAGE LEARNING

Individual papers
☞ room: Moravia Restaurant
1. Developmental Language Delay and Its Relations to Parent-Child Interaction and Later Language Skills, Marja-Leena Laakso, University of Jyväskylä, Department of Early Education, Finland
2. The Role of Drawing in Compensation of Pre-school Children’s Speech Development Disorders, Anna Polyakova, Moscow State University, Russian Federation - This presentation hasn’t been uploaded because the file is too large. If you would like reach this presentation, please e-mail Eva Izsak at eizsak@issa.hu
3. Verbal and Non-verbal Development and Play in SLI-Children after Early Intervention, Nina Sajaniemi and Eira Suhonen, University of Helsinki, Finland

SYMPOSIUM VI/12 - INVOLVING CHILDREN IN RESEARCH

Individual papers
☞ room: executive room 121
1. The Experienced Curriculum – Children’s Understandings of Learning in Some Norwegian Kindergartens, Marit Alvestad, Kristin Fugelsnes,and Inger Benny Tungland, Faculty of Arts and Education, Department of Early Childhood Education, University of Stavanger, Norway - No presentation is available for this symposium.
2. The Places of Magic and Play – Children Taken into the Planning Process of Their Outdoor Area, Kari-Anne Jørgensen, Vestfold University College, Faculty of Education, Norway
3. Children Speak about the Museum, Sue Dockett, Charles Sturt University, Australia - No presentation is available for this symposium.

SYMPOSIUM VI/13 - POLICY AND PRACTICE IN INCLUSIVE EDUCATION

Individual papers
☞ room: executive room 124
1. The Media Initiative for Children ‘Respecting Difference’ Eleanor Mearns, NIPPA, United Kingdom - No presentation is available for this symposium.
2. Are Pedagogical Practices for Diversity Possible in 1st Grade Classrooms in Sao Paulo/ Brazil? Gisela Wajskop, Instituto Superior de Educação de São Paulo/Singularidades, Brazil - No presentation is available for this symposium.

SYMPOSIUM VI/14 - POLICY OF EARLY EDUCATION IN DIFFERENT COUNTRIES
Individual papers
☞ room: lounge 12
1. Cultural Diversity and Policy in the UK: A Vygotskian Perspective, Lynn Ang, University of East London, United Kingdom - No presentation is available for this symposium.
2. Policy, Practice, and Culture Intersect in ECE: Examples from India, South Africa, and Canada, Ailie Cleghorn, Concordia University, Canada
3. Supporting Policy on Educational Disadvantage: Report of a Survey among DEIS Schools in Ireland, Jacqueline Fallon, Centre for Early Childhood Development and Education, Ireland

SYMPOSIUM VI/15 - WORKFORCE, CLIMATE, MANAGEMENT, LEADERSHIP
Self-organised symposium
Developing Leadership Capability; Public Policy, Local Praxis
☞ room: lounge 11
1. Developing Learning Communities in Early Years: Evaluation of the Impact of a Leadership Course, João Formosinho and Júlia Oliveira-Formosinho, University of Minho, Portugal - No presentation is available for this symposium.
2. Developing and Sustaining Leadership Learning Communities: Public Policy, Local Praxis, Margy Whalley, Sheila Thorpe, Lindsay Reid, and Rachel Chandler, Pen Green Research, Training and Development Centre, United Kingdom - No presentation is available for this symposium.
3. Interpreting National Policy: How a National Programme for Leadership Learning Impacts on Practice in Integrated Children’s Centres, Annie Clouston, Annette James, Sue Webster, and Trevor Chandler, Pen Green Research, Training and Development Centre, United Kingdom - No presentation is available for this symposium.

SYMPOSIUM VI/16 - TEACHERS’ REFLECTIVE PRACTICE/MULTICULTURAL EDUCATION
Individual papers
☞ room: executive room 128 (capacity 30 people)
chair: emil buzov
Step by Step Program Foundation, Bulgaria
1. How Adults Perceive Their Role in Facilitating Children’s Learning, Carrie Cable, Gill Goodliff, and Linda Miller, The Open University, United Kingdom - No presentation is available for this symposium.
2. Pre-school Teachers’ Reflections on Diversity and Teaching, Hrönn Pálmadóttir, Iceland University of Education, Iceland - No presentation is available for this symposium.
3. ‘Embracing Alternative Ways of Knowing’, Colette Murray, Pavee Point, Ireland

SYMPOSIUM VI/17 - INNOVATION: IMPLEMENTING THEORY INTO PRACTICE
Self-organised symposium
Improving Children’s Experiences: Through Developing a More Confident Workforce
☞ room: executive room 122
1. The Impact of the Sector Endorsed Foundation Degree in Quality for Young Children and Their Families, Eunice Lumsden, The University of Northampton, United Kingdom
2. Raising Quality: Early Years Sector – Endorsed Foundation Degree, Graduate’s Views about Their Professional Learning and Practice, Elaine Hallet, The University of Derby, United Kingdom
3. Making a Difference in Early Years, Anne Farr, Newman College of Higher Education, Birmingham, United Kingdom


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