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Grafnetterova, Nikola; Gutierrez, Jocelyn A.; Banda, Rosa M. – Association of Mexican American Educators Journal, 2020
Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs) enroll the majority of Latinx undergraduate students and constitute the second-largest institutional type in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I (D1). Yet, little is known about the role intercollegiate athletics play in fostering educational outcomes for Latinx students at HSIs.…
Descriptors: School Role, Hispanic American Students, Minority Serving Institutions, Outcomes of Education
Brehony, Kevin J. – Online Submission, 2013
Currently, the place of play in schooling and education is controversial. Even in pre-school, where play is most likely to be found, its status is often precarious. This article notes that in many ancient religious traditions, play is sometimes viewed as sinful, whereas work, its antithesis, is seen as virtuous. The German educationist, Friedrich…
Descriptors: Play, Employment, Kindergarten, Romanticism
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Diazgranados, Silvia; Noonan, James; Brion-Meisels, Steven; Saldarriaga, Lina; Daza, Berta C.; Chávez, Minerva; Antonellis, Irene – Journal of Peace Education, 2014
Effective peace education helps to create a transformation in the knowledge, skills, dispositions, and relationships of its students. Drawing on their experiences training teachers as part of "Juegos de Paz," an education for peace program that received support from the Colombian National Program for Citizenship Competencies, the authors…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Peace, Transformative Learning, Focus Groups
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León, William Urrutia; Cely, Esperanza Vega – PROFILE: Issues in Teachers' Professional Development, 2010
Our project was implemented with tenth grade students of a public school located in the Usme Zone in Bogotá. We decided to develop this action research project because we were concerned about our students' difficulties when attempting to speak English. They felt inhibited with activities that involved oral interaction mainly because they were…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Speech Skills, Games, Public Schools
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Brougham, Rose Marie – Hispania, 2019
A grief-stricken daughter calls out to her deceased mother asking if she can see her--"Si me puedes mirar"--and thus recognize her pain. This title appears in Olga Orozco's "Los juegos peligrosos" (1962), an elegy in which a poetic voice (in this case a daughter) laments the loss of her mother, the woman who recognized and…
Descriptors: Poetry, Spanish Literature, Grief, Daughters
Toro, Leonor; And Others – 1986
Printed in Spanish, this booklet contains games, songs, poems, riddles, and sayings for use with Puerto Rican migrant children. Eleven matching exercises present Spanish vocabulary related to clothing, food, and musical instruments. Eleven word search games teach Spanish names for body parts, masculine and feminine nouns, famous names, fruits and…
Descriptors: Educational Games, Elementary Education, Foreign Language Books, Learning Activities
Marquez, Nancy, Ed.; And Others – 1977
Games, both from the folklore heritage of children in Spanish-speaking countries and those created in the classroom, are excellent ways to teach language to children because they accomplish their language goals while entertaining and involving the children, often physically. Most games, because they are rigidly patterned and repetitious, are…
Descriptors: Childrens Games, Educational Games, Elementary Education, Games
Cesarone, Bernard – 2000
This Spanish-language digest reviews research on the demographics and effects of video game playing, discusses game rating systems, and offers recommendations for parents. The digest begins by discussing research on the time children spend playing electronic games, which shows that younger children's game playing at home (90% of fourth-graders…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Aggression, Children, Computer Games
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Durand, Jose – Cuadernos Americanos, 1973
Descriptors: Foreign Culture, Hispanic American Literature, Historical Criticism, History
Bergen, Doris – 2002
Although pretend play has long been part of the early childhood curriculum, recent emphasis on accountability in education seems to have led to a decline in the general understanding of the contribution that high-quality play can make to children's cognitive development in the early years. This Spanish-language Digest defines the cluster of…
Descriptors: Child Development, Cognitive Development, Definitions, Educational Policy
ACCESS ERIC, Rockville, MD. – 1996
Outdoor playgrounds can be exciting places where children explore their environment and develop motor and social skills; however, they can also pose serious safety hazards. With the exception of California, no mandatory state or federal standards currently exist regarding manufacture or installation of playground equipment or surfaces. The…
Descriptors: Accident Prevention, Check Lists, Child Safety, Facility Guidelines
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Kellerman, Owen L. – Revista Iberoamericana, 1972
Descriptors: Characterization, Existentialism, Fiction, Hispanic American Literature
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Moyeda, Iris Xóchitl Galicia; Gómez, Ixtlixóchitl Contreras; Flores, María Teresa Peña – Early Childhood Research & Practice, 2006
In light of the correlation between musical and linguistic skills, a program of musical activities was designed to promote discrimination of rhythmic and melodic elements and the association of auditory stimuli with visual stimuli and motor activities. The effects of the program on the vocabulary of preschool children were evaluated and compared…
Descriptors: Music Activities, Preschool Education, Vocabulary Development, Language Skills
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Garrett, Nina, Ed.; Hart, Robert S., Ed. – Foreign Language Annals, 1986
"Juegos comunicativos," a software program designed for use with the Apple IIe, IIc, or II+, emphasizes "communicative" computer-assisted Spanish language learning through five educational games. The program uses Spanish vocabulary and structures to solve "problems" rather than the standard drill-and-practice format.…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Software, Educational Games, Learning Activities
Grellet, Carolina – 2000
The purpose of this Spanish-language manual is to help preschool teachers better understand theoretical concepts related to children's play. Following a preface that discusses UNESCO's activities related to early childhood education, the two main sections of the manual discuss children's play between 0-2 years and 2-7 years. Each section includes…
Descriptors: Caregiver Child Relationship, Childrens Games, Developmental Stages, Early Childhood Education
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