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Grant, Kirsten C. – Childhood Education, 2017
The relationship between mindfulness, attention, and well-being is well established. In the field of education, mindfulness programs often focus on teaching children ways of coping with attentional and emotional difficulties. Mindfulness practices are also valued for teachers, and being a mindful teacher impacts the classroom environment. The…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Perception, Attention Control, Teacher Characteristics
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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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Lacina, Jan – Childhood Education, 2004
Today, a plethora of Web sites and software packages are designed specifically for English language learners, and not only are most teacher candidates well-versed in how to use technology, they are likely familiar with numerous software programs that are appropriate to use with children. Although teacher candidates may be well-trained in how to…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Educational Technology, Computer Software, Bilingual Teachers
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Rosen, Jacqueline L.; Palmer, Mary B. – Childhood Education, 1974
Outlines the basic elements of an experimental program in educational leadership, the Cary Leadership Fellows Program of the Bank Street College of Education, and gives some of the assessments the Fellows made of their training. (CS)
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Individual Development, Interviews, Leadership Qualities