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Matsui, Gota – International Journal of Early Childhood, 2020
Children's authentic participation is increasingly recognized in early childhood education as a basis for improving children's engagement and learning outcomes. This study explored the implementation of the Photo Projective Method in a kindergarten in Japan. Participants were two teachers and 35 children, aged 5 years, enrolled in one kindergarten…
Descriptors: Photography, Young Children, Kindergarten, Campuses
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Eriksson, Gota – Journal of Mathematical Behavior, 2011
This article describes a way toward a student-centred process of teaching arithmetic, where the content is harmonized with the students' conceptual levels. At school start, one classroom teacher is guided in recurrent teaching development meetings in order to develop teaching based on the students' prerequisites and to successively learn the…
Descriptors: Arithmetic, Teaching Methods, Mathematics Instruction, Interviews
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Eriksson, Gota – Journal of Mathematical Behavior, 2008
This article reports on 20 children's learning in arithmetic after teaching was adjusted to their conceptual development. The report covers periods from three months up to three terms in an ongoing intervention study of teachers and children in schools for the intellectually disabled and of remedial teaching in regular schools. The researcher…
Descriptors: Teacher Supervision, Arithmetic, Researchers, Teaching Methods
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Eriksson, Gota – Journal of Mathematical Behavior, 2008
This article focuses on spontaneous knowledge-building in the field of "the arithmetic "of" the child." The aim is to investigate the conceptual progress of fifteen children during their early school years in the compulsory school. The study is based on the epistemology of radical constructivism and the methodology of…
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), Arithmetic, Epistemology, Teaching Methods
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Eriksson, Gota – Journal of Mathematical Behavior, 2008
This article focuses on spontaneous and progressive knowledge building in ''the arithmetic of the child.'' The aim is to investigate variations in the behavior patterns of eight pupils attending a school for the intellectually disabled. The study is based on the epistemology of radical constructivism and the methodology of multiple clinical…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods, Constructivism (Learning), Special Schools
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Larochelle, Jeremy G. – Hispania, 2013
At a conference on environmental change in Latin America, Homero Aridjis, writer, environmental activist, and founder of the Grupo de los Cien, quoted Yeats when answering my question about the connection between his prolific literary work and untiring activism: "In dreams begin responsibility." He later explained that through writing…
Descriptors: Metropolitan Areas, Foreign Countries, Environment, Spanish
Galarza, Ernesto – 1971
Part of the series "Coleccion Mini-Libros" (Mini-Book Collection), the booklet is a factual account of the life of a bee. Designed to provide a tool for education of the Spanish-speaking child, as well as to stimulate an interest in Spanish among the youth of our country, the publication is a compilation of photographs with a description of bees…
Descriptors: Books, Childrens Literature, Cultural Awareness, Educational Resources
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Ngassa, Franklin Chamda – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2010
Biofuels may contribute to both rural economic development and climate change mitigation and adaptation. The Gota Verde Project in Yoro, Honduras, attempts to demonstrate the technical and economic feasibility of small-scale biofuel production for local use by implementing a distinctive approach to feedstock production that encourages small farm…
Descriptors: Economic Development, Rural Economics, Program Effectiveness, Foreign Countries
Whelan, Debra Lau – School Library Journal, 2008
When Jim Chadwell, the former principal of Northwest High School in Texas, renovated his media center four years ago, he had two things in mind: Starbucks and Barnes & Noble. According to Media Specialist Naomi Bates, Chadwell wanted a place where students could read, do research, and work on classroom assignments, but also socialize. That is…
Descriptors: Learning Resources Centers, Media Specialists, Lighting, School Libraries
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Hermsen, Terry – Teaching Artist Journal, 2005
People can learn as much from what they do not do right as what they do. This article describes such a failure. The author had gathered six students together for an interview concerning art and their lives--and things became so chaotic, he thought it was all a wash... until he went back and listened to the tape. Only then did he realize that what…
Descriptors: Failure, Interviews, Interpersonal Communication, Elementary School Students