Teaching Early Years Children during COVID-19 through Digital Technologies

COVID 19 has transformed the modes of formal schooling for early
childhood education from physical face to face formations to virtual
interactive arrangements. This sudden outbreak created uncertainty as well
as unknown fear among the masses. This grave situation and unexpected
obligatory closure of early childhood schools has deprived many children
to attend schools. This qualitative study was planned to explore the effect
of modern technologies in engaging early learners during this period.

Iqra Asim,Muhammad Shahid Farooq

COVID 19, technological tools, social media, digital skills, early childhood education, blended learning.

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Making Learning Visible: Role of Parents in Enhancing the Quality of Teaching at Montessori Level

The study is about parental involvement in quality of teaching at preeducation level (PG to Class2). The aim of this research is to explore the effect of parents’ involvement in the enhancement of quality of teaching at Montessori level. This research was descriptive in nature. The parents and teachers of students studying in Lahore city were the target population of the research.

Farah Naz,Zoobia Parveen

parents, enhancing, quality teaching, montessori level

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Factors Affecting Enrollment in Early Childhood Education: A Case Study of Punjab


The current research study was aimed to examine the factors affecting enrollment in early childhood education in Punjab, Pakistan. The objectives of the study were, to identify the factors affecting the enrolment
of early childhood education. And to find the relationship between factors affecting the enrollment of early childhood education in Punjab. The survey method was used and the three districts were select for the conduct
of this research study.

Muhammad Asif Chuadhry,Sumaira Liaqut,Sheeba Zafar

early childhood education, school factors, enrollment, parents’ factor.

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Effects of Parent-Children Communication on Academic Performance of the Children: A Study of Southern Punjab, Pakistan

This research was carried out to find the effects of parents-children
communication on the academic performance of the children across
Southern Punjab. This research investigated the relationship between
parental-children communication, gender, and educational performance of
the children. The researcher applied Social Learning Theory (SLT) by
Albert Bandura (1977) and Emotional Security Theory (EST) by
Cummings and Davies (1995). The researcher adopted quantitative
research based on self-reported survey questionnaire from the school
going students of 6th grade. The researcher used multistage sampling.
Finally, the study was carried out on the sample of 1000 school children
with a balanced sample of both male and female students.

Muhammad Bilal Bhatt,Noshina Saleem,Hanan Ahmed Mian

education, parent-children communication, gender, children, southern Punjab

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Development and Validation of Teachers’ Attitude Scale in Teaching English Reading (TAS-TER)


The main purpose of the present study was to develop and validate a scale
to measure the attitude of English teachers towards teaching reading at
early grade level called Teachers’ Attitude Scale in Teaching English
Reading (TAS-TER) with three sub-dimensions: Affective factor of
attitude (AFA), Behaviourial Factor of Attitude (BFA) and Cognitive
Factor of Attitude (CFA).

Nazish Andleeb,Mobeen Ul Islam

teachers’ attitude; reading skill; affective factor of attitude (AFA), behaviourial factor of attitude (BFA), cognitive
factor of attitude (CFA)

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