I am currently completing my PhD, exploring narratives, meta-narratives, and counter-narratives of kindergarten transitions and relationships with families in marginalized neighbourhoods.
Lehrer, J., Lemay, L. & Bigras, N. (2015). Parental perceptions of child care quality in centre-based and home-based settings: Associations with external quality ratings International Journal of Early Childhood, 47(3), 481-497. doi : 10.1007/s13158-015-0147-8
Lehrer, J., Petrakos, H., & Venkatesh, V. (2014). Grade one students’ out-of-school play and its relationship to school based academic, behaviour, and creativity outcomes. Early Education and Development,25(3), 295-317. doi: 10.1080/10409289.2013.817231
Lehrer, J. (2013). Accompanying early childhood professional reflection in Quebec: A case study. Early Years An International Journal of Research and Development, 33(2). doi: 10.1080/09575146.2013.781136
Lehrer, J. (2012). A critical investigation of policy, research, and programs that aim to support children’s transition to kindergarten in Quebec. Canadian Children, 37(2), 19-28.
Lehrer, J. & Petrakos, H. (2011). Parent and child perceptions of grade one children’s out-of-school play. Exceptionality Education International, 21(3), p. 74-92.
Petrakos, H. & J. Lehrer (2011). Parent and teacher perceptions of transition practices in kindergarten. Exceptionality Education International, 21(3), p. 62-73.
Quance, A., Lehrer, J., & Stathopoulos, H. (2008). Play in the grade one classroom: An exploration of teacher beliefs, classroom organization, and obstacles to implementation in Quebec. Canadian Journal of New Scholars in Education, 1(1), www.cjnse-rcjce.ca
Lehrer, J., Bigras, N. & Laurin, I. (Forthcoming). Family-Early Childhood Educator Relationships as Children Prepare to Start School. In S. Dockett, P. Perry & W. Griebel (Eds.) Families and the Transition to School. Springer.
Lehrer, J. & Bastien R. (2015). Ready for school? Lessons from a socio-historical investigation into mechanisms of preparation and classification of children for primary school from 1911 to 1979. In J.M. Iorio and W. Parnell (Eds.) Rethinking Readiness in Early Childhood Education: Implications for Policy and Practice (pp.19-31). New York: Palmgrave Macmillan.
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