Representations of kindergarten teachers of the conditions of creating an effective preschoolers’ joint action in the performance of productive tasks



Inclusion of preschool children to work together allows to teach the child an effective means of addressing the productive tasks of varying complexity in cooperation with other children. The article presents the results of a study of representations of teachers of preschool education on creating conditions conducive to the formation of preschool children the skills of joint activities with peers. The paper highlights the aspects of pedagogical communication of caregivers, the formation and structure of the professional skills required for the development of effective joint activity of preschool children. Based on the study, conducted by focus groups and survey of teachers, we revealed teachers' representation of the means of self-organization of the joint group productive tasks solving in children and the role of educators in the development of joint activities for children of preschool age. We pay great attention to personal and professional qualities of the teacher in introducing preschoolers to work cooperatively with others.

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Keywords: preschool children, interaction, joint activity, cooperation, organization of group work

Journal rubric: Psychology of Education

Article type: scientific article


For citation: Schmidt A.F. Representations of kindergarten teachers of the conditions of creating an effective preschoolers’ joint action in the performance of productive tasks [Elektronnyi resurs]. Psikhologicheskaya nauka i obrazovanie [Psychological Science and Education], 2015. Vol. 7, no. 1, pp. 89–96. DOI: 10.17759/psyedu.2015070109. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)


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Information About the Authors

Anna F. Schmidt, Senior Lecturer of the Department of Preschool Pedagogy and Psychology, Moscow City Psychological Pedagogical University, Moscow, Russia, e-mail:



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