NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
What Works Clearinghouse Rating
Showing 1 to 15 of 490 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Daniel, Mayra C.; Burgin, Ximena D. – Intercultural Education, 2021
This study examines 96 Guatemalan teachers' perspectives on the viability of educational mandates from Guatemala's Ministry of Education and explores their perceived ability to advocate in the schoolhouse. Data included focus groups prior to, and after, workshops on topics related to effective literacy interventions in diverse contexts. Findings…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Intervention, Teaching Methods, Foreign Countries
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Toj, Roselia; de La Cruz, Isabel – Childhood Education, 2021
Guatemala faces many challenges to its development that contribute to an underperforming education system with outdated methodologies and student engagement techniques, resulting in missed opportunities for today's youth. This is especially true for Indigenous girls, who experience disproportionate effects of marginalization in Guatemala, which…
Descriptors: Emotional Intelligence, Social Emotional Learning, Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Arriaza Westendorff, Ruth E.; Mutch, Carol; Mutch, Nicholas Thomas – Pastoral Care in Education, 2021
Education across the world has faced unprecedented challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the accompanying lockdowns. Mass school closures have forced students and teachers in almost every country to move their classrooms and lecture halls to online platforms. This article is set in Guatemala and provides insights into teaching at a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, COVID-19, Pandemics, School Closing
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Rubin, Beth C.; Cervinkova, Hana – Anthropology & Education Quarterly, 2020
This paper draws upon data from two youth-focused, ethnographically informed inquiries--one in Poland, the other in Guatemala--to describe how historical memory can conflict with both state historical narratives and with globalized approaches to democratic citizenship education. This analysis helps us to better understand the ways that, in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Democracy, Citizenship Education
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Quesada, Henry; Mazzola, Julieta; Sherrard, Daniel – Journal of Experiential Education, 2020
Background: Design and training methods for instructors on integrating experiential learning continues to be a challenge in high school education. Purpose: This work reports on research concerning the current status, available resources, limitations, and capabilities of high school teachers implementing experiential learning in a technical and…
Descriptors: Curriculum Implementation, Curriculum Development, Experiential Learning, High School Teachers
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Milian, Madeline; Walker, Dana – FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education, 2019
The Peace Accords of 1996 sought to bring significant changes for Indigenous people of Guatemala by promoting new educational opportunities centering on the recognition that culture and language are critical components of education. Bilingual intercultural programs have been created and attention to the detrimental effects of language loss and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Bilingualism, Teacher Role, Indigenous Knowledge
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Quan, Tracy; Menard-Warwick, Julia – Modern Language Journal, 2021
How multilinguals reflect on and interpret their experiences abroad as they acquire an additional language has been undertheorized in study abroad research. Multilinguals navigate multiple identities, cross linguistic and social boundaries, and employ an array of resources to make meaning--that is, they engage in translingual practice. This…
Descriptors: Multilingualism, Study Abroad, Spanish, Educational Experience
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Griffin, Jermain; Gall, Lisbeth R. – Journal of Comparative and International Higher Education, 2019
The ongoing migrant crisis that engulfs the U.S.-Mexico border is often the source of political and socioeconomic discourse related to the treatment of those caught in the web of immigration politics or the causes of migration to the U.S. from Mexico and Central America. One related, critical conversation involves the future stability of countries…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Geographic Regions, International Cooperation
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Adelman, Melissa; Haimovich, Francisco; Ham, Andres; Vazquez, Emmanuel – Education Economics, 2018
School dropout is a growing concern across Latin America because of its negative social and economic consequences. Identifying who is likely to drop out, and therefore could be targeted for interventions, is a well-studied prediction problem in countries with strong administrative data. In this paper, we use new data in Guatemala and Honduras to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Dropouts, At Risk Students, Identification
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Hengstermann, Mayarí; Díaz-Artiga, Anaité; Otzóy-Sucúc, Roberto; Laura Maria Ruiz-Aguilar, Ana; Thompson, Lisa M. – Health Education & Behavior, 2021
Background: Household air pollution adversely affects human health and the environment, yet more than 40% of the world still depends on solid cooking fuels. The House Air Pollution Intervention Network (HAPIN) randomized controlled trial is assessing the health effects of a liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) stove and 18-month supply of free fuel in…
Descriptors: Pollution, Fuels, Public Health, Information Dissemination
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Bellino, Michelle J. – Anthropology & Education Quarterly, 2018
Amid growing policy interest in global citizenship education, this ethnographic study examines one school's mission to foster global citizens among elite youth in Guatemala. Despite educators' efforts to raise awareness about local inequities and instill national identity and attachment to Guatemala, students constructed a neoliberal vision of…
Descriptors: Peace, Citizenship Education, Ethnography, Advantaged
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Winfrey, Danesha N. – Commission for International Adult Education, 2018
This paper explores liberation movement theory from educational and historical standpoints. Liberation movement theory is defined as a theory in which the oppressed seek personal, political, and social development through freedom from domination. In this paper, liberation, non-formal education, and popular education are learning theories that are…
Descriptors: Popular Education, Informal Education, Power Structure, Individual Development
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Renslow, Jillian; Maupin, Jonathan – Health Education Journal, 2018
Objective: Using the draw-and-write methodology, this study examined cross-cultural similarities and differences in children's perceptions of health. Design: Cross-sectional design. Setting: One public elementary school in the USA and in Guatemala. Method: The total sample included 161 children 9-10 years of age, 80 in the USA and 81 in Guatemala.…
Descriptors: Health, Cross Cultural Studies, Freehand Drawing, Elementary School Students
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Rubin, Beth C. – American Educational Research Journal, 2016
Over the past several decades, the implementation of democratic citizenship education has become a common prescription for the civic reconstruction of post-conflict societies. Across the globe, educational changes are seen as fundamental to the creation of peaceful, tolerant, and democratic civic identities, the key to "social reconstruction,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Citizenship Education, Conflict, Social Change
England, Dawn Elizabeth – ProQuest LLC, 2016
Increasing elementary school attainment globally remains a key focus for improving internationally child development (UNESCO, 2010), and for girls in particular (UNICEF, 2015). This dissertation was designed to test and explore specific areas to target to improve educational attainment for rural indigenous communities using a mixed-methods…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Attainment, Elementary School Students, Environmental Influences
Previous Page | Next Page »
Pages: 1  |  2  |  3  |  4  |  5  |  6  |  7  |  8  |  9  |  10  |  11  |  ...  |  33