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Wasan, Arushi – Childhood Education, 2021
Throughout her career, Dost Education's co-founder and CEO Sneha Sheth met many parents across varying global contexts and was always amazed by the grit and determination of under-resourced parents to see their children thrive. In 2016, Sneha conducted a focus group on early childhood development with 80 parents from Dharavi. She already knew…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Access to Education, Child Development, Young Children
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Smitheram, Esther – Childhood Education, 2021
We celebrate the worthy efforts of creative educators working to reach marginalized children around the world, including children living in refugee camps.
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Refugees, Housing, Access to Education
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Wagh, Nikhil – Childhood Education, 2021
"If a child is not learning the way you teach, teach the way the child learns." This simple education philosophy is at the heart and soul of Educon International School (EIS), a Global Schools First Champion in Maharashtra, India. Educon International School has been in the forefront of adapting and integrating 21st-century best…
Descriptors: Well Being, Educational Innovation, Best Practices, Foreign Countries
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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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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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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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Pinto, Luís Manuel – Childhood Education, 2020
A moon exploration is one example of what Jasmine, and other children in the experimental township of Auroville in India, experience on a regular basis--the Auroville equivalent of a physical education class. It is one of the practices in Awareness Through the Body (ATB), which is described by its creators as "a comprehensive curriculum of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Physical Education, Human Body, Learning Activities
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Smith, Wendy; Crane, Annya – Childhood Education, 2019
Worldreader, the nonprofit organization with a mission to create a world where everyone is a reader, is proving that mobile phones can be used as tools for engaging parents in reading to their young children. Knowing the cognitive and developmental benefits of reading to children from an early age, Worldreader set out to leverage the ubiquity of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Handheld Devices, Electronic Learning, Telecommunications
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Gupta, Rakesh – Childhood Education, 2019
Over the last few decades, the proportion of students receiving arts education has shrunk drastically. When students were asked to share information about their culture and history, it was discovered that a majority of students lacked knowledge of their own history and culture. It is also important for students to have exposure to other cultures…
Descriptors: Theater Arts, Art Education, Cultural Awareness, History Instruction
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Sawhney, Arjun – Childhood Education, 2019
The first six years of a child's life are the most critical years for development, and appropriate health care, nutrition, stimulation, affection, and education are critical for healthy development. These early years also present a window of opportunity to mitigate any developmental concerns. With the right intervention, the child's health,…
Descriptors: Young Children, Child Development, Foreign Countries, Physicians
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Jain, Saurabh – Childhood Education, 2019
Makerspace are collaborative work spaces inside a school, library, or separate facility for making, learning, exploring, and sharing. They provide opportunities for children to practice critical thinking and creative expression.
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Shared Resources and Services
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Sharp, Laurie A.; Tiegs, Ali; Coneway, Betty; Hindman, Janet Tipton; Garcia, Beth; Bingham, Teri – Childhood Education, 2018
Educators who understand the benefits to children of expanding their exposure to arts often have to find innovative ways to bring arts education to children who otherwise would not be exposed to quality and inspiring arts experiences.
Descriptors: Art Education, Rural Schools, Elementary Schools, Partnerships in Education
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Loraque, Julia – Childhood Education, 2018
The Development Impact Bond (DIB) is a pioneering new way to encourage private investors to fund international development projects that is 100% focused on the outcomes achieved. Instiglio, a non-profit, Results-Based Financing advisory organization, is providing technical assistance to organizations during the design of these instruments and is…
Descriptors: Bond Issues, Educational Finance, Private Financial Support, Educational Innovation
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Accardo, Amy L. – Childhood Education, 2017
A yoga-based school-wide positive behavior support (SWPBS) may provide a foundation for teaching mindfulness and self-regulation in K-12 schools. Here, the use of yoga as a SWPBS was examined through a review of existing literature and interviews of yoga program facilitators. Yoga was reported to be effective as a pedagogical approach, and found…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Physical Activities, Mental Health, Positive Behavior Supports
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Rix, Sally – Childhood Education, 2017
Self-organized learning was developed by Professor Sugata Mitra of Newcastle University on the foundation of his firm belief that learning will emerge spontaneously when children are encouraged to be curious and are allowed to self-organize. There are seven dedicated Self-Organized Learning Environments (SOLEs) that Mitra established in…
Descriptors: High School Students, Student Reaction, Teaching Methods, Independent Study
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