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Price, Kathy; Bouchoutrouch, Mariam; Scully, Martha – Childhood Education, 2020
Immigrant women with young children are at a disadvantage when trying to settle into a new life in Canada. The male of the household remains the primary focus for settlement services, and he receives educational and employment opportunities. The mother in the family is often considered less important by services. Of particular concern is the lack…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Females, Preschool Children, Land Settlement
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Hanley, Rachel – Childhood Education, 2020
PicDiversity, Inc. is working to solve the problems about media in the classroom. Where do teachers go to find diverse media for their students? Students deserve to feel recognized and valued, seeing themselves reflected in the lessons provided. This article presents PicDiversity and how it can transform media in the classroom. PicDiversity's goal…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Educational Change, Visual Aids, Video Technology
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Singer, Ann – Childhood Education, 2020
The Gratitude Network, a nonprofit based in Pleasanton, California, has a unique and interesting approach to strengthening education for children globally. The organization accelerates the growth of high-impact social enterprises, both for-profit and nonprofit, working to improve the lives of children and youth around the world, primarily through…
Descriptors: Educational Innovation, Nonprofit Organizations, Entrepreneurship, Leadership Training
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Haynes-Mendez, Kelley; Engelsmeier, Jill – Childhood Education, 2020
In the diverse society of the United States, approximately 50% of children ages 0-17 are from a racial-ethnic background that is non-White or Hispanic. In pursuit of equality, it is critically important for educators to be culturally aware and to implement culturally inclusive strategies that can help close the achievement gaps that are affecting…
Descriptors: Cultural Differences, Cultural Awareness, Equal Education, Public Education
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Jackson, Savon – Childhood Education, 2020
Since 2014, India's Swaach Bharat Mission (Clean India), launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has garnered international attention for dispersing millions of toilets across the subcontinent. The five-year campaign goes much further, though, in the educational realm, where it attempts to make sustainable change through the country's national…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sanitary Facilities, Sanitation, National Curriculum
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Ariza, Nur Natasha – Childhood Education, 2020
Twenty-six years after the 1994 founding of The Kalsom Movement, an independent and voluntary student-led charity specializing in tackling education inequality in Malaysia, much has changed in the world. Yet despite the rise of societal and governmental awareness on the importance of education--especially primary education--and the advancements in…
Descriptors: Student Leadership, Equal Education, Access to Education, Educational History
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Shepherd, Lisa – Childhood Education, 2020
Founded in Minneapolis by Angela Jerabek, a former school counselor, Building Assets, Reducing Risks (BARR) is an education model built on research about the importance of prioritizing relationships with the power of data. The implementation of BARR at South Fort Myers High School saw dramatic and measurable changes as well as exponential academic…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Change Strategies, High Schools, Intervention
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McDevitt, Seung Eun; Jiang, Hui; Xu, Yuanyue; Pei, Di – Childhood Education, 2020
Special education schools in China and other developing countries are increasingly adapting curricula and approaches developed in Western countries to serve young children with disabilities. Yet not enough is known about how effective these curricula are in different cultural contexts and what difficulties teachers may face in implementing them.…
Descriptors: Culturally Relevant Education, Special Education, Students with Disabilities, Autism
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Miller, Stacia C.; McIntyre, Christina J.; Lindt, Suzanne F. – Childhood Education, 2020
As the latest advances in technology make their way into the classroom, teachers are often overwhelmed with decisions about which technologies are the easiest to implement, best for student learning, and most interesting to students. Among the latest technology sensations to emerge are video response tools, which are online social interfaces for…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Elementary School Students, Technology Integration, Video Technology
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Langlois, Aude – Childhood Education, 2020
Entrepreneurship education has become increasingly popular across the globe, with many governments advocating for its integration into school curricula. In fact, the European Commission included a "Sense of initiative and entrepreneurship" to its list of eight key competences necessary for lifelong learning. Behind this recommendation is…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Lifelong Learning, Skill Development, Business Skills
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Harms, Kimberly – Childhood Education, 2020
Children's museums offer a rich collection of onsite and online resources to tap into children's curiosity and expand their horizons.
Descriptors: Museums, Teaching Methods, Educational Resources, Educational Technology
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Rensink, Connie – Childhood Education, 2020
As the world becomes increasingly interconnected, education systems must prepare students with the skills and knowledge to be able to thrive in a global economy and society. Toward this end, teachers play a key role in supporting students to develop as global citizens who bridge cultural divides, understand sustainable development issues, and act…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Teacher Competencies, Teacher Role, Citizenship Education
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Thorne, Kat – Childhood Education, 2020
A daunting challenge is affecting education in many areas of the world. Globally, education standards are suffering due to a major crisis in training and support for teachers. In low-income countries, efforts to raise pupil enrollment have been successful; however, lack of focus and policy direction around teacher quality means the majority of…
Descriptors: Teaching Skills, Teacher Competencies, Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Faculty Development
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Winters, Stacy – Childhood Education, 2020
In this article, former high school teacher and K-12 math supervisor Stacy Winters questions if her approach to high school math instruction was what was best for student learning. After observing elementary classrooms and the way the teachers were able to engage the students in student centered, hands on, interactive, and fun math lessons, she…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Secondary School Mathematics, Student Centered Learning, Classroom Environment
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Singh, Jaswinder – Childhood Education, 2020
Protsahan, a Hindi word that literally translates to encouragement, was started in 2010. The idea of Protsahan was born with the idea to rescue children from systemic, intergenerational poverty and abuse by providing a safe space for girls inside the slums that would offer access to quality education, health care, and justice. Since then,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Innovation, Poverty, Child Abuse
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