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Langlois, Aude – Childhood Education, 2020
Entrepreneurship education has become increasingly popular across the globe, with many governments advocating for its integration into school curricula. In fact, the European Commission included a "Sense of initiative and entrepreneurship" to its list of eight key competences necessary for lifelong learning. Behind this recommendation is…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Lifelong Learning, Skill Development, Business Skills
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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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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, Communicable Diseases, Refugees, At Risk Persons
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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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Thorne, Kat – Childhood Education, 2020
A daunting challenge is affecting education in many areas of the world. Globally, education standards are suffering due to a major crisis in training and support for teachers. In low-income countries, efforts to raise pupil enrollment have been successful; however, lack of focus and policy direction around teacher quality means the majority of…
Descriptors: Teaching Skills, Teacher Competencies, Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Faculty Development
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Winters, Stacy – Childhood Education, 2020
In this article, former high school teacher and K-12 math supervisor Stacy Winters questions if her approach to high school math instruction was what was best for student learning. After observing elementary classrooms and the way the teachers were able to engage the students in student centered, hands on, interactive, and fun math lessons, she…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Secondary School Mathematics, Student Centered Learning, Classroom Environment
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Singh, Jaswinder – Childhood Education, 2020
Protsahan, a Hindi word that literally translates to encouragement, was started in 2010. The idea of Protsahan was born with the idea to rescue children from systemic, intergenerational poverty and abuse by providing a safe space for girls inside the slums that would offer access to quality education, health care, and justice. Since then,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Innovation, Poverty, Child Abuse
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Neumann, Michelle M.; Herodotou, Christothea – Childhood Education, 2020
A recent report surveyed 3,154 families and showed that 80% of children age 0-7 use YouTube, and 59% use YouTube Kids. While most young children are likely using their parents' accounts, 11% have their own YouTube accounts and 16% have registered with the YouTube Kids app. On average, children spend 1.39 hours each weekday and 1.47 hours each…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Young Children, Computer Oriented Programs, Use Studies
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Perkins, Kathy – Childhood Education, 2020
As COVID-19 spread across the globe, schools shuttered their doors and millions of students and teachers shifted to remote learning. This situation created significant challenges with regard to maintaining continuity, quality, and equity in education. At the same time, the very nature of the pandemic itself underscores the critical need to engage…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Distance Education, Online Courses, 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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Zager, Dianne – Childhood Education, 2019
Traditional schooling methods and environments are falling short in terms of providing the best access to education and preparing students for productive, engaging futures. Innovation becomes particularly important when working with atypical students, such as the children on the autism spectrum who are served by the Shrub Oak International School…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Educational Innovation, International Schools
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Coffino, Jesse Robert; Bailey, Chelsea – Childhood Education, 2019
While play seems a most natural activity for children, educators must innovate to incorporate "true play" that originates from the interests and direction of children themselves. The Anji Play approach is a model of innovative play-based education in China that is inspiring the world.
Descriptors: Play, Early Childhood Education, Teaching Methods, Student Interests
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Gross, Karen E. – Childhood Education, 2019
How can we harness the power of innovation to support the development of our youth as empathic citizens, who are engaged with and informed about the world around them? The Citizen Discourse initiative is creating a unique platform to meet this goal.
Descriptors: Educational Innovation, Citizenship Education, Civics, Inclusion
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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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Scorza, Jason A. – Childhood Education, 2019
Internationalization activities of academic institutions are forms of Education Diplomacy, advancing the intrinsic role of education for peace and security, development, and human rights. When universities recognize their role as key stakeholders in solving global challenges, strong partnerships with international organizations such as the United…
Descriptors: International Education, Civil Rights, Universities, College Role
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