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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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Rensink, Connie – Childhood Education, 2020
As the world becomes increasingly interconnected, education systems must prepare students with the skills and knowledge to be able to thrive in a global economy and society. Toward this end, teachers play a key role in supporting students to develop as global citizens who bridge cultural divides, understand sustainable development issues, and act…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Teacher Competencies, Teacher Role, Citizenship Education
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Galguera, Tomás; Bellone, Melinda – Childhood Education, 2020
Remaining alert to ways we can improve our education practices is important for myriad reasons. Being able to respond effectively to the trauma that many children experience is one of the most pressing.
Descriptors: Educational Practices, Trauma, Coping, Victims
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Williams, Jennifer – Childhood Education, 2020
In 2015, the world, led by the United Nations, came together to create a blueprint of progress to build a better and more sustainable future for all. Identifying 17 goals--known as the Global Goals or the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)-- to achieve such outcomes as no poverty, zero hunger, and reduced inequalities, the global society had…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Access to Education, Educational Objectives, Social Justice
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Korda, Sam – Childhood Education, 2019
Educators around the world are recognizing that traditional ways of teaching are not meeting the needs of students in our rapidly changing world. How can we truly transform teaching to foster the skills and capacities our youth will need in the future? This article shares the steps being taken at Wildfire Education to address this challenge.
Descriptors: Educational Innovation, Instructional Innovation, Educational Change, Teacher Education
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Dev, Dipti A.; Burton, Anna; McBride, Brent A.; Edwards, Carolyn Pope; Garcia, Aileen S. – Childhood Education, 2019
The Reggio Emilia approach is an international example of high-quality early care and education programs and this article offers innovative, practical strategies in which Reggio Emilia-inspired educators can link this approach while implementing the research-based EAT [Ecological Approach to] Family Style Dining program to foster a positive…
Descriptors: Reggio Emilia Approach, Early Childhood Education, Interdisciplinary Approach, Child Health
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Kreider, Carri – Childhood Education, 2019
While we are seeking new ways to ensure students' academic success, we must ensure that we are not neglecting their need for physical activity. As we innovate to improve academic success, we can also seek ways to overcome the challenges of space, time, and behavior management to reap the benefits of movement, which include increased student…
Descriptors: Physical Activities, Movement Education, Elementary School Teachers, Class Activities
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Karge, Belinda Dunnick; Stephens, Cynthia E.; Widener, Mary K.; Poda, Janice – Childhood Education, 2019
Bringing the transformative change to classrooms that supports student achievement requires a high level of collaboration and leadership. This article describes an innovative model for school improvement that focuses on coaching to elevate educators into true change-makers.
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Improvement, Academic Achievement, Leadership Role
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Zirbes, Laura – Childhood Education, 2017
Rights are statements of claim. The very conception of human rights cannot be understood without reference to the aggressive disposition to invade, violate, or override them. When socially sensitive leaders rise to the acceptance of these rights,... gradually such expressions of social conviction are either set aside due to some less idealistic…
Descriptors: Childhood Needs, Childrens Rights, Civil Rights, Early Childhood Education
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Moreno, Amanda J. – Childhood Education, 2017
As mindfulness practices become more widely implemented in schools, they are attracting both keen interest and strong criticism. It is important that mindfulness-based programs adhere to sound child development principles, be aligned with the neuroscience of stress, be integrated in a holistic manner by teachers throughout the school day, and…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Ethics, Elementary School Students, Child Development
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Paz-Albo, Jesús – Childhood Education, 2017
This article describes an innovative teaching approach that can offer the changes needed for school improvement. When entering an Education: Basic and Interactive (EBI) classroom, one will see students focused on accomplishing self-guided tasks and eager to move on to the next challenge in their self-paced learning. The EBI Project described here…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Individualized Instruction, Student Needs, Student Role
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Kumar, Rashmi – Childhood Education, 2016
Policymakers and educators emphasize science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) instruction as key to individuals' and nations' future economic prosperity. It can be considered to be of particular value to students in developing countries and for disadvantaged students in developed countries. As families play a critical role in a…
Descriptors: Family Involvement, STEM Education, Children, Parent Role
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Foster, Karen – Childhood Education, 2015
Millions of children around the world are out of school due to conflict, poverty, lack of education systems and infrastructure, and other issues. Educating children living in difficult contexts is the best way to empower them with the knowledge and competencies to rise to their full potential despite the challenges they face. Dedicated and…
Descriptors: Elementary School Curriculum, Teacher Role, Teacher Leadership, War
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Fulton, Jody Lynn; Myers, Barbara Kimes – Childhood Education, 2014
This article addresses a question that is of key importance in preparing early childhood personnel, especially those in inclusive environments: "How do we teach in ways that we want our students to teach?" There is an emphasis on developing a "community of practice" where professionals can share their work-related concerns and…
Descriptors: Teacher Education Programs, Early Childhood Education, Preschool Teachers, Inclusion
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Jepkemboi, Grace; Aldridge, Jerry – Childhood Education, 2014
The well-being of children orphaned by HIV/AIDS is often significantly compromised, as they are prone to discrimination, victimization, and exclusion from social and familial structures. The present study examines the effect of HIV/AIDS on children's attitudes toward learning, as perceived by teachers and caregivers. Teachers and caregivers from…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Childhood Attitudes, Well Being
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