The Examination of Pre-school Teachers' towards Liking of Children

Zeliha Yazici
2014 Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences  
Preschool is a period that basic developmental and pedagogical needs have been supplied until primary school. In this process, the most basic requirements, which should be addressed, are affection and care. In preschool period, firstly children should be loved and motivated in order to enable successful education. Especially educators, who study with preschool children, should love children so as to be patient, have contact, set a bridge between children and have good relationships with them.
more » ... this study, we aimed to investigate the aptitude of preschool teachers' liking of children that has great importance on children's basic learning and every developmental field. The Study group consisted of 150 preschool teachers, who are working in state schools in Antalya. As a measuring instrument, Barnett liking of children scale. According to the findings of this study, as to age it was determined that teachers who are between 37 and over age group have the highest level of liking of children. As to marital status, it is determined that married teachers have the highest liking of children scores; single teachers have the lowest level of liking of children.
doi:10.1016/j.sbspro.2014.01.188 fatcat:6j3t25ydzzax3cubg5ez4sjrbm