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Morris, Ronald V. – Childhood Education, 2018
Classroom innovation can involve finding unique ways to present material to students. Engaging students with the material will support their understanding of the broader implications of what they learn and how it relates to their lives.
Descriptors: Instructional Innovation, Learner Engagement, Student Motivation, Simulation
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Colley, Binta M. – Childhood Education, 2014
Research indicates the positive effects parental involvement can have in reinforcing learners' beliefs about their ability to succeed. In this article, the author explores the nature of parental involvement in children's education in the Republic of the Gambia. The Gambian example reemphasizes the value of parent-school partnerships as a constant…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Parent Attitudes, Parent Participation, Parent Student Relationship
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Duarte, Valerie; Reed, Thomas – Childhood Education, 2004
Teacher education programs throughout the United States are grappling with how to raise the achievement levels of children in diverse communities. The fact that urban schools show a downward trend in achievement levels among their student populations speaks to the gravity of the situation and brings to the forefront the need for more culturally…
Descriptors: Cultural Pluralism, Early Childhood Education, Urban Schools, Multicultural Education
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Roderick, Jessie A. – Childhood Education, 1979
Highlights the concerns of eight international conference participants about reading and young children. (CM)
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Educational Change, Foreign Countries, Questionnaires
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Vukelich, Carol – Childhood Education, 1992
Describes a play-based procedure for assessing young children's knowledge of the functions of writing. A case study highlights this discussion. (BB)
Descriptors: Case Studies, Classroom Environment, Cognitive Ability, Dramatic Play