Mart Ottenheim, Monique Hoogenboom Abstract Visiting a museum with primary school students can be a strong learning experience for them. This study presents a model of how a visit to a museum must be organised. Focussing on embedding the visit… Read More ›
Attitudes of pre-service teachers towards taking risks
Mart Ottenheim Abstract When asked for an explanation of why certain activities in primary education are not done like real life learning, such as the subject ‘science and technology’, or story telling, teachers tend to point to external factors. Too… Read More ›
Learning in a science centre with a language deficit?
Mart Ottenheim, Charley Verhaar, Rosali Blom Abstract Science centres are visited by schools with children that have a good comprehension of Dutch and by schools with children that have a poor comprehension of Dutch. This study investigates the learning gain… Read More ›
The Belief in Outdoor Play and Learning
Cato Tandberg, Karen Marie Eid Kaarby Abstract Norwegian kindergartens traditionally use outdoor environments for play and learning also for the youngest children regardless of the season. This research examines the assumptions and priorities underlying teachers’ work with movement and sensory… Read More ›