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Waite, Chelsea – Childhood Education, 2020
While project-based learning can be traced back to centuries-old theory, new research shows how it is linked to a variety of efforts for change in innovative schools.
Descriptors: Student Projects, Teaching Methods, Educational Innovation, Problem Solving
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Horn, Michael B. – Childhood Education, 2020
When teacher shortages pose a significant challenge to delivering quality education, what disruptive educational approaches can we explore to ensure students are learning?
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Educational Innovation, Teacher Shortage, Foreign Countries
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Fuller, Cricket – Childhood Education, 2020
In the United States, the K-12 education sector too often exists in silos, separated from meaningful connections with community and innovation. But in Tucson, Pittsburgh, and other regions around the country, communities are working to break down those walls. They are building ecosystems that bring together educators, researchers, funders, edtech…
Descriptors: Educational Innovation, Transformative Learning, Teaching Methods, Teacher Collaboration
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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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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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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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Pedersen, James M. – Childhood Education, 2019
The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has reported that boys all over the world underperform their female peers at school. This trend creates problems for this generation of males and could also pose unforeseen consequences for the next generation. A review of journals, magazines, and other media outlets uncovered a…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Achievement Gap, Academic Achievement, Underachievement
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Erickson, Kristen – Childhood Education, 2019
Combining the sophistication of modern communication technology with the simplicity of an unadorned mobile room, Portals are making it possible for people around the world to connect and recognize their shared humanity.
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Internet, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Kearney, Randi; Patterson, Katelyn; Wyner, Tressa – Childhood Education, 2019
Some of the most effective innovations in education have allowed fundamental changes to how individual students are being taught and assessed. Personalized learning models tailor learning to individual needs, accommodating students with diverse learning styles.
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Educational Innovation, Emotional Development, Social Development
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Ferguson, Therese; Chevannes, Pauletta – Childhood Education, 2018
The Small Island Developing State of Jamaica, in the Caribbean region, is facing significant environmental, economic, and social challenges. Violence has become a serious challenge for Jamaica and several other countries in the region; the level of violence against and among children is particularly disturbing. Perhaps even more troubling is the…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Conflict Resolution, Violence, Public Health
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Parry, Louka – Childhood Education, 2018
In order to bring the benefits of new education approaches, strategies, and tools to classrooms around the world, we need champions of innovation to blaze the path and serve as role models of creativity and exploration. Teachers are uniquely positioned to serve in this critical role.
Descriptors: Instructional Innovation, Teaching Methods, Creativity, Role Models
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Liebtag, Emily – Childhood Education, 2018
Personalized learning offers instruction that matches students' learning preferences and specific interests. Taking innovative approaches to engaging with students' individual contexts and interests through place-based education can be particularly meaningful. Place-based education (PBE) is anytime, anywhere learning that leverages the power of…
Descriptors: Individualized Instruction, Place Based Education, Internship Programs, School Business Relationship
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Rhea, Deborah; Bauml, Michellle – Childhood Education, 2018
Others' success can be a powerful motivation to innovate, which sometimes means finding new ways to return to beneficial activities. Finland's academic success has prompted many to explore that country's policies and practices, particularly regarding providing opportunities for children to enjoy more unstructured play.
Descriptors: Success, Play, Holistic Approach, Recess Breaks
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Jackson, Aja – Childhood Education, 2018
To meet the challenges of the 21st century, education cannot be restricted to reading and writing. Innovations that support our students' development as leaders and responsible citizens and stewards of the environment are also needed.
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Educational Innovation, Entomology, Elementary Secondary Education
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