A Study on the Development of Interaction Scale between Teachers and Children for Childcare Teachers

보육교사의 교사-유아 상호작용 평가 척도 개발 연구

  • 김현지 (전북과학대학 복지계열)
  • Received : 2005.12.08
  • Accepted : 2005.12.20
  • Published : 2005.12.31


Interaction Scale between Teachers and Children for childcare teachers (ISTC) was constructed based on the research data completed by the Ministry of Gender Equality and Family with a participation of childcare teachers and early childhood educators. The results of this study were; First, the study found that the 42 items of the ISTC were categorized into eight factors by 205 childcare teachers: a positive language and behaviors of teachers, encouragement of positive interactions among peers, offering a nap time, toilet use, emotional intervention, free play participation, an equal care of children, and meals and snack time. Second, these factors exhibited a high correlation interactively. Third, the ISTC showed a high correlation with teachers' performance scale.