Indigenous and non‐Indigenous primary school students’ attitudes on play, humour, learning and self‐concept: a comparative perspective

@article{Lillemyr2010IndigenousAN,
  title={Indigenous and non‐Indigenous primary school students’ attitudes on play, humour, learning and self‐concept: a comparative perspective},
  author={Ole Fredrik Lillemyr and Frode S{\o}bstad and Kurt Marder and Terri Flowerday},
  journal={European Early Childhood Education Research Journal},
  year={2010},
  volume={18},
  pages={243 - 267}
}
ABSTRACT Based on theory and research, social aspects like friendship and sense of relatedness are fundamental in the development of children’s cultural identity and achievement of outcomes. It is argued that this is a motivational aspect often neglected in research studies focusing on students’ motivation and learning. Theory and research on motivation and learning show that interesting relations exist between students’ self‐concept, motivation and preference of learning. Humour is also a… 

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