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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
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Santiago (Chile). Regional Office for Education in Latin America and the Caribbean. – 1991
This document discusses the teaching of problem solving in environmental education. From an interdisciplinary viewpoint, this study describes some strategies for teaching that can favor the practice of educational activities oriented toward solving the concrete problems of the surrounding environment. The volume is divided into seven chapters. The…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Higher Education, Learning Activities, Problem Solving
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Kellerman, Owen L. – Revista Iberoamericana, 1972
Descriptors: Characterization, Existentialism, Fiction, Hispanic American Literature
McAlpine, Dave – 1982
As part of a class in Hispanic Oral Literature, students collected pieces of folklore from various Hispanic residents in the region known as "Siouxland" in Iowa. Consisting of some of the folklore recorded from the residents, this paper includes 18 "cuentos y leyendas" (tales and legends), 48 "refranes" (proverbs), 17…
Descriptors: Cultural Background, Folk Culture, Higher Education, Hispanic American Culture
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Jimenez, Randall Cosme – 1975
A process that could facilitate a cross-cultural learning environment was designed. The process involved (1) developing motivational devices using an historical selection process that incorporated a "significant difference", evaluated reconstructed historical materials, devices that prevent a "past-present" dichotomy,…
Descriptors: Bibliographies, Bilingual Education, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Awareness
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