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Fahed, Andrea – Childhood Education, 2020
One of the most pressing social problems of the century concerns forcibly displaced populations. According to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), the world is currently experiencing the highest level of population displacements on record. In 2018, the number of refugees worldwide reached 25.9 million, half of whom are under…
Descriptors: Social Change, Refugees, Social Problems, World Problems
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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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Lyon, Gabrielle – Childhood Education, 2019
Traditional curriculum does not always resonate with students. If we can find new ways to connect with and inspire young people, we can support powerful outcomes that benefit youth and society as a whole.
Descriptors: Cartoons, Novels, Teacher Attitudes, Outcomes of Education
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Cardarelli, Rose – Childhood Education, 2018
The need to solve the challenges associated with educating millions of child refugees is critical. Provision of education in emergencies is a basic human right and also must meet the very specific needs of children who have experienced conflict or natural disasters. This article proposes ways in which Education Diplomacy can garner support,…
Descriptors: Migrant Children, Refugees, Partnerships in Education, Access to Education
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Quest, Mary – Childhood Education, 2018
Children's earliest years are times of significant development and learning, yet the professionals who provide care for young children often do not receive the economic or professional support they need and deserve. Given the unique situations of child care professionals, especially those running their own family child care businesses, we must…
Descriptors: Child Care, Family Environment, Child Development, Child Caregivers
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White, Deirdre – Childhood Education, 2018
In 2015, the United Nations ratified the 17 Sustainable Development Goals, several of which concern education. Much of what is targeted for education follows from what has yet to be achieved per the Millennium Development Goals 15 years ago. The top three education priorities per the UN's Global Education First Initiative are: put every child in…
Descriptors: Global Education, Educational Innovation, Lifelong Learning, Sustainable Development
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Brosinsky, Larissa; Georgis, Rebecca; Gokiert, Rebecca; Mejia, Teresa; Kirova, Anna – Childhood Education, 2018
The pressing needs of populations with unique challenges, such as immigrants or refugees, often stimulate important innovation in development of educational techniques and resources. This article highlights the RAISED between Cultures model, a conceptual framework for understanding children's experiences holistically and promoting intercultural…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Refugees, Biculturalism, Barriers
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Shulsky, Debra; Kirkwood, Donna – Childhood Education, 2015
All children have the right to creative expression through the arts. The creation of art cultivates critical thinking, reflection, and problem-solving skills. It also encourages systems thinking; the color choices, individual brushstrokes, and materials all contribute to a greater whole. Infusing art-making and arts education throughout the…
Descriptors: Visual Arts, Early Childhood Education, Creative Activities, Art Education
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Spearman, Mindy; Eckhoff, Angela – Childhood Education, 2012
Sustainability is a core 21st-century movement that stresses keeping interrelationships among the environment, human cultures, and economic systems healthy now--and for future generations--across local, regional, national, and global levels. The ideal sustainable community is able to maintain this balance among the social, environmental, and…
Descriptors: Ecology, Childrens Literature, Sustainability, Educational Resources
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Baxley, Traci P. – Childhood Education, 2008
Over the last 30 years, biracial individuals have become one of the fastest growing populations in the United States. Despite this rapid growth, these citizens are only slowly beginning to be acknowledged among monoracial groups and in academia. Because biracial identities "potentially disrupt the white/"of color" dichotomy, and…
Descriptors: Race, Multiracial Persons, Educational Strategies, Teaching Methods
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Stomfay-Stitz, Aline M.; Wheeler, Edyth – Childhood Education, 2008
Few issues have galvanized the attention of U.S. citizenry in the past year as have environmental concerns, especially climate change, global warming, and greenhouse gas emissions. Degradation to our fragile planet continues unchecked with only limited actions on a national level. Children who absorb these concerns through television, classroom…
Descriptors: Climate, Educational Resources, Environmental Education, Class Activities
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Giles, Rebecca McMahon – Childhood Education, 2008
In our modern world of cellular phone calls, text messaging, and electronic mail, letter writing has become a lost art. What better way to motivate today's youth to experience the pleasure of "snail mail" than by reading a tale told through a series of such correspondence? The winning combination of a good story line and entertaining…
Descriptors: Letters (Correspondence), Electronic Mail, Youth, Writing (Composition)
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Mutepfa, Magen M.; Mpofu, Elias; Chataika, Tsitsi – Childhood Education, 2007
In the Zimbabwean context, inclusive education involves the identification and minimization or elimination of barriers to students' participation in traditional settings (i.e., schools, homes, communities, and workplaces) and the maximization of resources to support learning and participation (Chimedza & Peters, 1999; Mpofu, 2004). In school…
Descriptors: Inclusive Schools, Disabilities, Foreign Countries, Public Policy
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Eloff, Irma; Kgwete, L. K. – Childhood Education, 2007
Teachers in South Africa deal with the remnants of an inherited education system based on segregation and exclusion of particular groups of students. While the previous practices of segregation resided within the context of racial groupings, exclusionary practices related to disabilities, academic abilities, and language competence are evident…
Descriptors: Rural Schools, Inclusive Schools, Racial Segregation, Foreign Countries
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Cesarone, Bernard – Childhood Education, 2004
Because the ERIC Clearinghouse on Elementary and Early Childhood Education (ERIC/EECE) ceased to exist on January 1, 2004, the responsibility for preparing the "ERIC/EECE Report" has been transferred to the Early Childhood and Parenting (ECAP) Collaborative. ECAP consists of a group of projects and programs in early childhood education within the…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Databases, Clearinghouses, Children
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