Emotional and social aspects of a six-year old’s behaviour in a class - survey report

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Grelowska, Wanda (2016)
  • Publisher: Edukacja Elementarna w Teorii i Praktyce
  • Journal: Elementary Education in Theory and Practice (issn: 2353-7787, eissn: 1896-2327)
  • Subject: Mental processes; education reform; social-emotional development; a six-year-old at school | pedagogika | procesy psychiczne; reforma oświatowa; rozwój społeczno-emocjonalny, sześciolatek w szkole

The study shows different views on starting education in the first class by a six-year-old. An overview of individual features of a six-year-old’s social-emotional development constitutes a point of reference for interpretations of research results obtained. It has been conducted among first-year pupils’ parents after a year of implementing the education reform. Results of the research analyses show how pupils behave in a mixed-age class. The child’s social-emotional sphere has become the centre of attention. In the face of a six-year-old pupil’s adaptation difficulties, remedial measures have been singled out and presented as postulates.
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