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Trautmann, Nancy; Branch, Laura; Wingerden, Rebecca Rehder; Watkins, Michelle; Ort, Janet; Deal, Kelsey – Science Teacher, 2021
The authors of this article have participated in intensive professional development in the Peruvian Amazon and brought this firsthand experience of the rainforest back to their classrooms. However, the activities presented in this article are designed to be accessible and inspirational to "all students," regardless of whether they or…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Teaching Methods, Urban Areas, Citizen Participation
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Levitan, Joseph – Leadership and Policy in Schools, 2020
This article discusses the promises and complexities of culturally responsive leadership in schools. The study takes place in a rural secondary school in the Peruvian Andes using a participant voice methodology with 146 students and 50 parents. The goal of the study was to ascertain students' and parents' learning goals and aspirations to create…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Culturally Relevant Education, Instructional Leadership, Educational Opportunities
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Bellew, Rosemary; Moock, Peter – Economics of Education Review, 1990
This cost-benefit analysis of Peruvian vocational and technical education (VTE) partly substantiates previous research suggesting that VTE in developing countries fails to offer a return commensurate with its cost. The costs of academic and VTE streams in Peru are similar, and graduates' monetary returns and occupational profiles are almost…
Descriptors: Cost Effectiveness, Developing Nations, Educational Economics, Foreign Countries
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Morán, Norma; Torres, Franklin C. – Odyssey: New Directions in Deaf Education, 2020
Despite different childhood experiences--primarily differences centered around language access--the authors share stories of growing up in large Spanish-speaking families with a strong sense of cultural identity and values. Now as they raise three children together, this is what they want for them as well--a sense of cultural identity and pride,…
Descriptors: Deafness, Family Environment, Spanish Speaking, Sign Language
Paulston, Rolland G. – 1969
This report of a field study, conducted from 1966 to 1968, discusses the functional relationships between the class structure of Peruvian society and the structure and content of the country's educational system. Four educational subsystems are closely tied to each of the four main social groups: Blancos (upper class, comprising 0.1% of the total…
Descriptors: Bibliographies, Colonialism, Disadvantaged, Educational Improvement
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Goico, Sara A.; Villacorta Ayllon, Moises; Lizama Monsalve, Patricia; Torres Vargas, Rosa Adelina; Cerron Bardales, Clinton; Santamaria Hernandez, Jorge Alejandro – Deafness & Education International, 2021
This paper discusses the dialectic tension between the top-down and bottom-up processes that led to the establishment of the first public deaf education programme in Iquitos, Peru in 2016. This dialectic was initiated by the Peruvian Ministry's adoption and implementation of the policy of inclusive education, an internationally supported education…
Descriptors: Program Development, Sign Language, Public Education, Deafness
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Zavala, Virginia – Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, 2020
Based on an ethnography of a language policy in the region of Apurímac in the Peruvian Andes, I analyze the boundaries that are constructed by a community of practice of Quechua "experts" in a context where resources in the indigenous language become more valuable. Although the declared wish is to build a regional "us," Quechua…
Descriptors: Ethnography, Language Planning, Communities of Practice, American Indian Languages
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Le Bienvenu, Elena; Prewitt-Diaz, Joseph O. – 1982
The purpose of this paper is to describe the implementation of bilingual education programs in Peru. The first part of the paper consists of a general discussion of Peruvian history and the problem of native language suppression under Spanish colonialism and, later, a Spanish dominant independent government. Educational policies and the…
Descriptors: American Indians, Bilingual Education, Educational Legislation, Educational Policy
Patterson, Berniece – Arts and Activities, 1998
Surveys the history of the pre-Columbian, Peruvian Moche art, particularly the ornamental jewelry found in Moche burial sites. Outlines a procedure for creating pins reminiscent of Moche jewelry out of paper and other inexpensive materials. Points to ways that the lesson can be combined with lessons in history and science. (DSK)
Descriptors: Art Activities, Art Education, Art History, Creative Activities
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Alcazar, Lorena; Rogers, F. Halsey; Chaudhury, Nazmul; Hammer, Jeffrey; Kremer, Michael; Muralidharan, Karthik – International Journal of Educational Research, 2006
A high rate of absence of teachers from their posts is a serious obstacle to delivery of education in many developing countries, but hard evidence on the problem has been scarce. This study, carried out as part of a new multi-country survey project, is the first systematic investigation in Peru into the extent and causes of teachers' absence from…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Attendance, Public Schools, Multivariate Analysis
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Clark, Brenda – Sign Language Studies, 2017
This article examines the diversity of sign language varieties used in Lima, Peru. The majority of the analysis is based on lexicostatistics, using data collected in 2014 to compare nine signers and to determine foreign influences. This technique is used to better understand the linguistic situation without the need for a large corpus of data. Two…
Descriptors: Sign Language, Language Variation, Comparative Analysis, Deafness
Freeburger, Adela R.; Hauch, Charles C. – Office of Education, US Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, 1964
This bulletin describes the past, present and future educational development in Peru. Part I, Background, describes; (1) General Characteristics of Country and People; (2) Educational Development; and (3) Administration and Finance. Part II, Educational Levels, explores: (1) Preprimary Education; (2) Elementary Education; (3) Secondary Education;…
Descriptors: Educational Development, International Organizations, Educational History, Educational Administration
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Martín-Cuadrado, Ana María; Lavandera-Ponce, Silvia; Mora-Jaureguialde, Begoña; Sánchez-Romero, Cristina; Pérez-Sánchez, Lourdes – Education Sciences, 2021
This article describes the consultancy provided by the UTEC-UNED-TECSUP University Consortium to six national universities in Peru, during the COVID-19 state of emergency. This action aims to promote the techno-pedagogical change from a face-to-face to a virtual/online educational context. The process consists of three stages that ensured the…
Descriptors: Research Methodology, Public Colleges, Foreign Countries, COVID-19
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Matos, Lennia; Reeve, Johnmarshall; Herrera, Dora; Claux, Mary – Journal of Experimental Education, 2018
Recognizing that teachers' motivating styles predict students' classroom engagement, we investigated whether students' classroom engagement might predict a change in teachers' motivating styles, though we investigated only students' perceptions of these changes. Using a self-determination theory framework and a classroom-based longitudinal…
Descriptors: Longitudinal Studies, Learner Engagement, Teaching Styles, Student Motivation
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Bueno, Patricia Morales – Journal of Technology and Science Education, 2014
This article reports the development and validation study of tests to assess achievements at three levels of knowledge structure, following the model proposed by Sugrue to measure problem-solving skills. The literature has reported this proposal as a model consistent with the theoretical constructs underlying problem-based learning (PBL)…
Descriptors: Problem Solving, Chemistry, Science Instruction, Problem Based Learning
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