NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Source
Childhood Education117
Laws, Policies, & Programs
No Child Left Behind Act 20012
Assessments and Surveys
What Works Clearinghouse Rating
Showing 31 to 45 of 117 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Hall, Katrina W.; Hedrick, Wanda B.; Williams, Lunetta M. – Childhood Education, 2014
Research in the field of literacy has identified choice as a key component affecting students' reading habits and their resulting literacy growth. This article discusses an in-school independent reading project in which students are provided the freedom to choose books, use ambient music, and engage in book talks. The children showed increased…
Descriptors: Student Empowerment, Independent Reading, Reading Material Selection, Music
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Lilly, Elizabeth; Fields, Charla – Childhood Education, 2014
Writing and photography are composition processes that help develop children's linguistic and visual competencies, respectively. Using photography in teaching writing has been found to enhance students' literacy skills by naturally invoking their interest and motivation, and eventually strengthening the reading-writing relationship. Children can…
Descriptors: Photography, Writing Instruction, Grade 4, Student Motivation
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Batey, Jacqueline J. – Childhood Education, 2014
One of the ways that researchers have found to expand and inform global thinking about the impact of education is through international teaching experiences for students preparing to become teachers. "People have always been curious about the ways that societies acquire and use knowledge, the way that knowledge is translated into skills, the…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Cultural Awareness, Internship Programs, Teaching Experience
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Morgan, Hani – Childhood Education, 2013
Assigning students projects involving video production can lead to many positive academic outcomes, and today more opportunities exist for educators to incorporate such video-oriented projects into their classroom practice. Video-making technology is more affordable, more user-friendly, and more powerful than ever before. This article discusses…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Middle School Students, Video Technology, Technology Uses in Education
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Ransom, Marilee; Manning, Maryann – Childhood Education, 2013
Worksheets hold a special place among the many well-intentioned--yet ineffective--items in the early childhood and elementary toolkit. They are nearly ubiquitous in some elementary classrooms and are even popular in preschools. Parents are encouraged when they see worksheets in their children's backpacks; they see such papers as indicators that…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Worksheets, Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Helterbran, Valeri R.; Strahler, Brianna R. – Childhood Education, 2013
Educators around the world are being challenged to promote positive global citizenship skills in the face of daily news concerning widespread discord, dissonance, injustice, and corruption. This article describes a Socratic approach to developing global citizenship. Recognizing the central role of teachers in educating future generations of a…
Descriptors: Child Development, Values Education, Teaching Methods, Global Education
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Russell, William Benedict, III; Waters, Stewart – Childhood Education, 2013
This article explores using films to spark moral dilemma discussions and thereby promote critical thinking and character education for global citizenship in elementary classrooms. After clarifying some of the basic concepts associated with the fields of character education and global citizenship, and the interrelationship between the two, the…
Descriptors: Values Education, Global Education, Citizenship Education, Citizenship
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Young, Terrell A.; Hadaway, Nancy L.; Ward, Barbara A. – Childhood Education, 2013
The importance of character education has been emphasized since ancient times across cultures and religions as a way to develop morals and values of the younger generations. In this article, the authors highlight several award-winning international children's trade books that reflect the core values recurring in literature and scriptures…
Descriptors: Values Education, Childrens Literature, Global Education, International Education
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Hamm, Ellen M.; Cullen, Rebecca; Ciaravino, Melissa – Childhood Education, 2013
When a college professor who teaches research methods to graduate education students was approached by a local public urban elementary school to help them teach research skills to 4th-graders, it was thought that the process would be simple--take what we did at the college level and differentiate it for the childhood classroom. This article will…
Descriptors: Grade 4, Graduate Students, Research Skills, Inquiry
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Chesky, Aimi Kono – Childhood Education, 2013
The project development school idea in Japan started in the late 1970s. Both public and private schools can become project schools. Public schools' districts and private schools' boards develop the project plan and submit the application to the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT). Once approved, the project school…
Descriptors: Nontraditional Education, Foreign Countries, Interviews, Telecommunications
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Kohler, Maxie; Early, Mardele; Christensen, Lois; Aldridge, Jerry – Childhood Education, 2013
Throughout the United States, the "charter school" movement is being discussed and implemented in numerous venues and configurations, and researchers have considered the pros and cons of these schools. One example of an exemplary charter school is Lake Forest Elementary Charter School in New Orleans, Louisiana. This charter school (www.…
Descriptors: Natural Disasters, Parent School Relationship, Charter Schools, Elementary Schools
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Thambusamy, Roslind; Elier, Adzura Ahmad – Childhood Education, 2013
This article emphasizes the importance of introducing/providing character education during the early years of child development in order to raise morally responsive citizens. Noting the rampant acts of violence and malicious crime at a time marked with deep global turmoil in many societies, the authors argue for an exhaustive study of the recently…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary Education, Values Education, Child Development
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Zakin, Andrea – Childhood Education, 2012
Tolerance connotes patience, forbearance, and impartiality, as well as open-mindedness. In early childhood, possessing tolerance would refer to children's burgeoning awareness of themselves in relation to others, and the capability to accept appearance and behavior different from one's own. But is teaching tolerance, additionally considered the…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Empathy, Preschool Children, Teaching Methods
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Szilagyi, Janka; Zarazinski, Jill – Childhood Education, 2012
Researchers have noticed a shift in education, with science and social studies taking a backseat to mathematics and literacy (Marx & Harris, 2006; Rodriguez, 2006). Some school districts are operating on a rotating basis with science instruction--one month on and one month off (Marx & Harris, 2006). A better approach would be to encourage students…
Descriptors: Learning Motivation, Student Attitudes, Childrens Literature, Teaching Methods
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Silva, Cecilia; Weinburgh, Molly; Malloy, Robert; Smith, Kathy Horak; Marshall, Jenesta Nettles – Childhood Education, 2012
In this article, the authors outline an instructional model that can be used to optimize science and language learning in the classroom. The authors have developed the 5R instructional model (Weinburgh & Silva, 2010) to support teachers as they integrate academic language into content instruction. The model combines five strategies already…
Descriptors: Academic Discourse, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, English Language Learners
Pages: 1  |  2  |  3  |  4  |  5  |  6  |  7  |  8