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Follari, Lissanna; Navaratne, Maria – Childhood Education, 2019
A primary purpose of schooling is to provide opportunities for children to develop positive dispositions about learning and persistence, hone academic content knowledge, and develop skills for applying content in relevant ways. To this end, instruction has focused to a large degree on literacy and math instruction. Social studies, science, and…
Descriptors: Artists, Teacher Characteristics, 21st Century Skills, Creativity
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Minch, Michael – Childhood Education, 2019
Education for Global Peace (EGB) is a new organization that shares many of the interests and values of Childhood Education International. It is an organization, a community, and an approach that works to bend the arc toward justice and peace. This article provides a brief summary of the vision, mission, and objectives of EGP.
Descriptors: Peace, Educational Objectives, Teaching Methods, Global Approach
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Katzarska-Miller, Iva; Reysen, Stephen – Childhood Education, 2019
The norms of global citizen identity revolve around certain attitudes and values, such as empathy, helping others, and feeling responsible for protecting the natural environment. The authors have conducted a variety of studies examining what predicts the model of global citizenship identification For example, factors such as cultural constructions…
Descriptors: Citizenship Responsibility, Citizenship Education, Social Attitudes, Social Values
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Talmus, Laura – Childhood Education, 2019
Research indicates that social isolation among youth is on the rise and not only impacts a child's self-esteem, but also plays a key role in health and academic performance. A 2013 study published in the American Journal of Public Health linked social isolation with depression, loss of sleep, eating disorders, and poor cardiovascular health. In…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Social Isolation, Intervention, Social Integration
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Wisneski, Debora – Childhood Education, 2019
Access to play has been recognized as a universal right of children (UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, Article 31) and promoted by international and national organizations with a focus on children's well-being, such as Childhood Education International, the International Play Association, the US Play Coalition, and the Alliance for…
Descriptors: Play, Childrens Rights, Graduate Students, Early Childhood Education
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Baron, Sarah; Trujillo, Katherine – Childhood Education, 2019
Libraries Without Borders (LWB) is striving to expand access to information and bridge the digital divide across the United States by transforming everyday, informal spaces into places of learning and engagement. Such transformations could be anything from creating pop-up libraries inside laundromats to setting up interactive learning spaces in…
Descriptors: School Libraries, Library Services, Access to Information, Library Facilities
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Rentzou, Konstantina – Childhood Education, 2019
Early childhood development (ECD) policies and programs are increasingly recognized as having a strong, positive impact at both the individual (e.g., learning, health, behavior) and societal (e.g., inclusion, social cohesion, earnings) levels. Yet, little attention is given to the lived experiences and working conditions of the workforce who…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Child Development, Early Childhood Teachers, Empowerment
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Meiners, Jeff; Dawson, Katie; Garrett, Robyne; Wrench, Alison – Childhood Education, 2019
Drawing on conceptual resources that underpin arts integration, drama-based and embodied teaching approaches, and embodied mathematical cognition, the authors developed a fresh professional learning model for teachers to use with their mathematics classes. This article discusses how "Creative and Body-based Learning" (CBL), the authors'…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Mathematics Instruction, Creative Teaching, Drama
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Solis, Jamie – Childhood Education, 2019
Exploring the potential of nontraditional content for educational activities can help engage students' interests, while leading to numerous academic and social-emotional benefits. Right now, there is the opportunity to amend children's perspective of music learning using new DJ technology. A disc jockey, more commonly abbreviated as DJ, is a…
Descriptors: Music Education, Popular Culture, Constructivism (Learning), Listening
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Smith, Wendy; Crane, Annya – Childhood Education, 2019
Worldreader, the nonprofit organization with a mission to create a world where everyone is a reader, is proving that mobile phones can be used as tools for engaging parents in reading to their young children. Knowing the cognitive and developmental benefits of reading to children from an early age, Worldreader set out to leverage the ubiquity of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Handheld Devices, Electronic Learning, Telecommunications
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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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Rautela, Renuka; Singh, Nandini Chatterjee – Childhood Education, 2019
In this article, the authors propose a problem-based approach to education that enables learners to build critical consciousness to drive "active citizenship"; develops their abilities to frame their identities; and empowers them to critically question any systemic, cultural, and physical manifestations of exclusion and marginalization.…
Descriptors: Neurosciences, Teaching Methods, Educational Philosophy, Sustainable Development
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Santone, Susan – Childhood Education, 2019
The field of teacher education is abuzz with a quest for innovation, with public and private stakeholders seeking ways to improve teacher efficacy, support equity, and address the countless challenges of education in the 21st century. Technology often dominates these conversations. From online learning to virtual reality, "innovation" is…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teacher Education, Inservice Teacher Education, Place Based Education
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Fuller, Sarah – Childhood Education, 2019
This article discusses the forthcoming UNESCO publication, "The Intersection of Gender Equality and Education in South-East Europe: A Regional Situation Analysis of the Nexus Between Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 4 (Quality Education) and SDG 5 (Gender Equality)", authored by Sarah Fuller for the UNESCO Regional Bureau for Science…
Descriptors: Sex Fairness, Equal Education, Educational Quality, Sustainable Development
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Pedersen, James M. – Childhood Education, 2019
The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has reported that boys all over the world underperform their female peers at school. This trend creates problems for this generation of males and could also pose unforeseen consequences for the next generation. A review of journals, magazines, and other media outlets uncovered a…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Achievement Gap, Academic Achievement, Underachievement
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