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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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Bhavnagri, Navaz Peshotan – Childhood Education, 2001
Introduces this special issue on migration and education, describing the common underlying organizational framework for articles in this issue. Presents five common content strands regarding global immigration and schooling, including multiple reasons for migration, initial marginalization of immigrant groups, gaining resilience from support…
Descriptors: Children, Cultural Differences, Cultural Pluralism, Culturally Relevant Education
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Rubin, Lori; Bhavnagri, Navaz Peshotan – Childhood Education, 2001
Recommendations for educators were offered by Chaldean (Catholics of Babylonian descent, majority immigrated from Iraq) adolescents. Themes from focus group interviews related to communication with family, peers, and in the academic setting. Recommended educational strategies included sustaining students' first languages, showing understanding of…
Descriptors: Adolescent Attitudes, Adolescents, Educational Attitudes, Educational Practices