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Malek, Ninos Pierre – ProQuest LLC, 2010
Economics education has been a topic of research interest to many economists. In addition, the philosophical and ethical content of economics and its role in economics education has been an issue of discussion. Chapter 1 of my dissertation addresses what topics should be ignored in a principles of microeconomics class, what the goal of the…
Descriptors: Group Activities, Economics Education, Microeconomics, Statistical Analysis
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Michalopoulou, Eleni; Shallcross, Dudley E.; Atkins, Ed; Tierney, Aisling; Norman, Nicholas C.; Preist, Chris; O'Doherty, Simon; Saunders, Rebecca; Birkett, Alexander; Willmore, Chris; Ninos, Ioannis – Journal of Chemical Education, 2019
The purpose of this paper is to discuss ways that a chemistry course could reposition itself by adopting interdisciplinary approaches based on systems thinking and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as overarching frameworks, to give an overview of several challenges that chemistry in higher education is facing, and to discuss how those can…
Descriptors: Chemistry, College Science, Systems Approach, Sustainable Development
Rosa Morales, Awilda – ProQuest LLC, 2012
The purpose of this research was to describe the experiences of regular class elementary school teachers with the Puerto Rico Department of Education who have worked with handicapped children who have been integrated to the regular classroom. Five elementary level regular class teachers were selected in the northwest zone of Puerto Rico who during…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Inclusion, Elementary School Teachers, Elementary School Students
Goodman, Christie L., Ed. – Intercultural Development Research Association, 2021
The "IDRA Newsletter" serves as a vehicle for communication with educators, school board members, decision-makers, parents, and the general public concerning the educational needs of all children across the United States. The focus of this issue is "Student Engagement." Contents include: (1) Mental Health Implications of…
Descriptors: Mental Health, Learner Engagement, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Austin, Ann Berghout; Aquino, Cyle; Burro, Elizabeth – Young Children, 2007
Pastoral del Nino is transforming children's lives in rural Paraguay. Part of Pastoral Social (Catholic Social Services), Pastoral del Nino's primary focus is to bring "vida en abundancia" (the abundant life) to families by ensuring that mothers survive childbirth and children reach their first birthdays. In addition, the organization…
Descriptors: Child Health, Foreign Countries, Volunteers, Social Services
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Parkes, Jay; Ruth, Tenley – International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, 2011
A survey of 724 families of students at eight dual language schools in the southwest United States that focused on parents' satisfaction with their child's academic skills and with program characteristics is reported. Results are explored for parental language, parental education level, program model type, grade level of the child, and years the…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Mathematics Skills, Literacy, Surveys
Blueford, Joyce – Instructor, 1988
Information is presented regarding "El Nino," a warm ocean current which has a profound worldwide effect on ocean life and weather patterns. Suggestions are provided for teaching students about the current and other related topics. (CB)
Descriptors: Climate, Elementary Education, Elementary School Science, Environmental Influences
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Utomo, Dwiyono Hari; Aliman, Muhammad – Review of International Geographical Education, 2021
The geographical and astronomical position of the Indonesian archipelago causes Indonesia to have two seasons, namely the rainy and dry seasons. The rainy season occurs in October-March, and the dry season occurs in March-October. The rainy season often occurs with high rain intensity, especially during the La-Nina period, on the other hand, the…
Descriptors: Meta Analysis, Climate, Geography Instruction, Environmental Education
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Nayan, Nasir; Hashim, Mohmadisa; Mahat, Hanifah; Saleh, Yazid; Norkhaidi, Saiyidatina Balkhis – Review of International Geographical Education Online, 2020
Climate literacy is one way to assess youth awareness about current climate change phenomena such as El-Nino or La-Nina. This article aims to build a model of climate change mitigation practices and adaptation among youth in Malaysia, especially in the historical state of Malacca. A total of 400 youth respondents residing in the state of Malacca…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Climate, Change, Knowledge Level
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Vazquez-Calvo, Boris; Zhang, Leticia Tian; Pascual, Mariona; Cassany, Daniel – Language Learning & Technology, 2019
Fan practices involving translation open up opportunities to explore language learning practices within the fandom (Sauro, 2017). We examine how three fans capitalize on fan translation and language learning. We consider the cases of Selo (an English-Spanish translator of games), Nino (a Japanese-Catalan fansubber of anime, and Alro (an…
Descriptors: Translation, Computer Games, Video Technology, Japanese
An increasing number of children in the United States are exposed to toxic chemicals because methamphetamine laboratories are being operated in or near their homes. In addition, these children often are abused or neglected by the parents, guardians, or others who operate these laboratories. The number of children found at seized methamphetamine…
Descriptors: Child Abuse, Child Health, Child Neglect, Children
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Peairson, Shannon; Austin, Ann M. Berghout; de Aquino, Cyle Nielsen; de Burro, Elizabeth Urbieta – Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 2008
Participants included 106 infants and toddlers living in rural Paraguay and their primary caregiver. Children ranged in age from birth to 24 months and belonged to two distinct groups, including 46 children who had never participated in Pastoral del Nino, an early child development program, and 60 children who had participated in Pastoral for at…
Descriptors: Community Involvement, Caregivers, Toddlers, Infants
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Evans, Michael A.; Jones, Brett D.; Akalin, Sehmuz – Afterschool Matters, 2017
Because video games are so popular with young people, researchers have explored ways to use game play to engage students in school subjects (Peppler & Kafai, 2007; Rockwell & Kee, 2011; Small, 2011). Motivating students in science is especially important because of declines both in the number of young people who choose science careers and…
Descriptors: Video Games, Student Motivation, After School Education, After School Programs
Roy, Loriene – Library Media Connection, 2007
Ten years ago, in 1996, poet and children's book author, Pat Mora began celebrating "book joy" by founding a children's book and reading day, El Dia de los Ninos/El Dia de los Libros or Children's Day/Book Day. Dia is modeled on National Children's Day Celebrations in Mexico held since 1925 when it was launched in conjunction with a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Childrens Literature, Graduate Study, Libraries
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Rasmusson, Eugene M. – Science Teacher, 1984
Discusses the nature and effects of the El Nino/Southern Oscillation phenomenon. Indicates that new understanding of the phenomenon from current data will provide a global view of climate that has never before been within reach. (JN)
Descriptors: Climate, Earth Science, Meteorology, Secondary Education
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