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Shore, Margaret – Childhood Education, 2021
Up to 250 children of different ages can be seen when entering Sekolahku-MySchool (SMS) in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, integrated and happily engaged, indoors or outdoors, in sustainable activities as part of their everyday learning. With ages ranging from 16 months to 13 years, the children engage in learning typical academic skills and techniques…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sustainable Development, Preschool Education, Elementary Education
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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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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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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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Di Santo, Aurelia; Scott, Katie-Jay – Childhood Education, 2020
During the COVID-19 pandemic, the vulnerable refugee populations of the world need more support than ever before. As refugees (both children and adults) struggle to make sense of this pandemic with very few to no resources, iACT, an international nonprofit organization that provides humanitarian action to aid, empower, and extend hope to those…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Refugees, At Risk Persons, Child Health
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Tkachuk, Alla – Childhood Education, 2019
By transforming education to focus on nurturing creativity, teachers can better ensure that their students are receiving the best preparation for a future of rapid change. This article describes how Alla Tkachuk founded MASK (Mobile Art School in Kenya, www.mobileartschoolinkenya.org) to champion art for creativity in Africa. Starting as a small…
Descriptors: Creativity, Visualization, Foreign Countries, Art Education
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Schlesinger, Molly A.; Hirsh-Pasek, Kathy – Childhood Education, 2019
Children are always learning. Innovative initiatives that offer opportunities for learning and skill building in environments outside of school are as important as ones designed for the classroom.
Descriptors: Play, Skill Development, Learning Activities, Educational Games
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Martens, Sherry; Crawford, Kathryn – Childhood Education, 2019
An important aspect of bringing innovation to education is supporting children's own innovative thinking. Teachers are finding that escape room activities can provoke children's wonder and determination to pursue their curiosity, which builds a foundation for innovators of the future.
Descriptors: Creative Teaching, Learning Activities, Inquiry, Teaching Methods
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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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Wooding, Amy; Wooding, Kjell – Childhood Education, 2018
It is not difficult to imagine a world where internet-connected mobile devices are accessible to everyone. Can these technologies be used to help solve the challenges of global education? This was the challenge posed by the Global Learning XPRIZE--a $15 million grand challenge competition aimed at addressing this global teaching shortfall. In…
Descriptors: Computer Software, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Foreign Countries
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Morris, Ronald V.; Stanis, Suzanne Rollins – Childhood Education, 2017
Lessons in community building and cultural understanding are important aspects of a 21st-century education. Through such lessons, students gain the keys to societal understanding as they gain knowledge about their cultural and historical contexts, and use that understanding as a setting for exploration of deeper values, emotional experiences, and…
Descriptors: Architecture, Children, Summer Programs, History Instruction
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Baumgartner, Erin; Cho, Jeong-il – Childhood Education, 2014
Animal-human interactions have been found to have positive influences on children across the world. In particular, research supports the benefits of animal-assisted activities in addressing students' social and behavioral problems within the classroom environment. The general information about animal-assisted activities provided in this…
Descriptors: Animals, Teaching Methods, Planning, Interaction
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Synodi, Evanthia – Childhood Education, 2014
This comparative study explores the verbal communication between museum educators and young children, based on principles of developmental psychology. In early developmental stages, when student learning is greatly dependent on verbal communications from the teacher, observation skills may be developed through purposeful instruction. Through the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Museums, Young Children, Verbal Communication
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Haslip, Meishi Lim; Haslip, Michael J. – Childhood Education, 2013
This article shares lessons learned from the implementation of a community-based character education program in Malaysia. The program at Jenjarom Learning Center is directed toward the transformation and empowerment of local children and youth through moral and character education. The stated purpose of the program has been to awaken the…
Descriptors: Community Education, Values Education, Program Implementation, Moral Development
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Lee, Guang-Lea – Childhood Education, 2013
Character education efforts are influenced by the cultures in which they are implemented. This article describes the character education provided to children in Korea, both in school and at home. The author explores how the Korean early childhood education system strives to ensure positive character development among children. These discussions…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Values Education, Student Experience, Moral Development
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