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Phillips, Jacqueline S.; Bhavnagri, Navaz Peshotan – Childhood Education, 2002
Describes struggle of Maasai in Kenya and Tanzania to preserve migratory lifestyle while remaking their schooling system. Addresses goals, content and method, and outcomes for both indigenous and Western Maasai education. Considers educational implications for migratory lifestyles and recommends listening to, building trust with, and empowering…
Descriptors: Access to Education, African Culture, Child Role, Community Involvement
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Honigman, Joann J.; Bhavnagri, Navaz Peshotan – Childhood Education, 1998
Examines the benefits of art education that go beyond art production to encompass an expansive view of art. Describes a kindergarten project called "Painting with Scissors" that implements this approach to art education. Through it, art became a way of knowing, understanding, and viewing the world; of constructing and expressing ideas;…
Descriptors: Aesthetic Values, Art Activities, Art Appreciation, Art Education
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Rodrick-Athans, Linda; Bhavnagri, Navaz Peshotan – Childhood Education, 1997
Points out that every four months the number of reported AIDS cases among adolescents doubles. Describes and evaluates a comprehensive AIDS prevention education program for preteens. Identifies adolescent attitudes as barriers to effective AIDS education. Presents strategies to break down barriers and promote acceptance of AIDS education,…
Descriptors: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, Adolescent Attitudes, Attitude Change, Community Involvement
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Bhavnagri, Navaz Peshotan; Vaswani, Thrity G. – Childhood Education, 1999
Examines the rationale for expanding teachers' roles, using preschool education in the slums of Baroda, India, as an illustrative study, and its implications for teacher preparation in 21st-century United States. Considers the roles of child educator and advocate, family-life educator, environment educator, economic adviser, and health educator.…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Child Advocacy, Cooperation, Elementary Education