An interpretive analysis of teacher expectations in early childhood education

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Genevieve Hunter Arnold (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
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Lois V. Edinger

Abstract: The purpose of this study was to broaden the existing field of teacher expectation research by examining the following dimensions of the teacher expectation phenomenon: (a) How do teachers in early childhood education develop their expectations for student success and failure within the classroom social system? (b) How are the stereotypes of the “good” and ‘bad” student related to teacher expectations of the “model” or “ideal” student? (c) How are these expectations and stereotypes reflected in the daily life of young children? (d) How do teacher expectations for the model or ideal student affect the development and implementation of the basic curriculum?

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Language: English
Date: 1985
Early childhood education
Early childhood education $x Curricula
Teacher-student relationships

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