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Okatch, Dorothy – Childhood Education, 2021
Young people in East and Southern Africa need greater access to reliable information about health and education in order to make informed decisions on health matters--focusing on HIV and teenage pregnancy--and to increase basic education outcomes. Young 1ove organization, established in March 2014 in Gaborone, Botswana, is a grassroots, youth-led,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Health Education, Health Promotion, Peer Teaching
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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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Blumenthal, Howard – Childhood Education, 2019
Kids on Earth is a free online collection of interviews with children and teenagers, 8 years old to 15 years old, living around the world and sharing details about their lives, hopes, dreams, and interests. It is a unique tool for learning about the world and the young people who live in it.
Descriptors: Interviews, Children, Adolescents, Childrens Attitudes
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Quick, Robin L. – Childhood Education, 2018
Four organizations were brought together by a common desire to create a unique community service program that focused on increasing the language and literacy skills of children born to teenage parents. This article explains the process of creating this project from conception through workshop design, implementation, and outcomes.
Descriptors: Early Parenthood, Adolescents, Children, Language Skills
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Sarma, Alaka; Mukhtar, Mazin – Childhood Education, 2017
Akshar Forum, an experimental livelihood school in the semi-rural village of Pamohi, Assam, in Northeast India, tests cutting-edge methods in education in the context of underserved communities and rural development programs. Started in 2015, the school links 42 children and their parents to the vast knowledge resources of the Internet to teach…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Holistic Approach, Rural Development, Geographic Regions
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Jepkemboi, Grace; Jolly, Pauline; Gillyard, KaNesha; Lissanu, Lydia – Childhood Education, 2016
According to UNICEF, 13.3 million children (0-17 years) worldwide have lost one or both parents to AIDS. Nearly 12 million of these children live in sub-Saharan Africa. Together, with other children who have been severely impacted by the AIDS pandemic, these orphaned and vulnerable children (OVC) are at higher risk of missing out on schooling,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Developing Nations, Disadvantaged Youth, Institutionalized Persons
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Hockett, Eloise – Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 2021
The purpose of this qualitative study was to examine one rural Kenyan community's attempts to improve the educational attainment for primary school girls in the region. Data were gathered through field notes; school artifacts; and interviews with teachers, community members, and grade eight girls. The asset-building theory of change (social,…
Descriptors: Educational Attainment, Females, Adolescents, Rural Schools
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Neuman, Ari – Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 2020
Home schooling is a growing practice in many Western countries. Examination of the practice has entailed collection of "hard" data, such as academic achievements and success rates in higher education, as well as investigation of the practice from the perspective of parents. It is very important to examine homeschooling from the…
Descriptors: Home Schooling, Adolescents, Student Attitudes, Evaluation
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Arvanitis, Eugenia; Yelland, Nicola J.; Kiprianos, Pandelis – Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 2019
The authors used interviews and video data to talk with Syrian children (age 11 - 15 years) living at a refugee center in Greece to hear their narratives of their lives. The authors were interested to discover how they arrived here and how they occupy this liminal space while their families seek a safe haven in Western Europe. The video…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Refugees, Preadolescents, Adolescents
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Kolano, Lan Quach; Davila, Liv T. – Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 2019
This article presents case study data from a 2-year ethnography of Southeast Asian youth engagement within a grassroots community organization that serves immigrants in North Carolina before, during, and after the 2016 U.S. presidential election. Specifically, this study focuses on the ways in which five adolescent young women, who self-identified…
Descriptors: Transformative Learning, Refugees, Females, Asians
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Friesen, Lori; Delisle, Esther – Childhood Education, 2012
Over the last 20 years or so, the popularity of animal-assisted literacy learning programs has gained momentum in schools and libraries around the world (Intermountain Therapy Animals, 2011). To date, such programs are currently running in four Canadian provinces and 43 U.S. states, as well as in Australia, the United Kingdom, Italy, and India…
Descriptors: Reading Instruction, Academic Support Services, Literacy Education, Caring
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Davis, Darrel R.; Bergen, Doris – Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 2014
This study investigated whether the types and amount of playful activity and thought exhibited from early childhood to adulthood are related to aspects of moral development, such as empathy, behavior, and reasoning. It explored whether the assertions of theorists such as Piaget, Vygotsky, and Erikson regarding the facilitative effect of games with…
Descriptors: College Students, Play, Age Differences, Developmental Stages
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Dahlan, Tina Hayati – International Journal of Early Childhood Education and Care, 2016
The article aims at explaining the authors' proposal to develop parenting education for caregivers of an Islamic orphanage in Bandung namely Rumah Belajar (Rumbela) Muthmainnah in improving parenting skills of caregivers. The preliminary study conducted at Rumbela Muthmainnah indicated that the caregivers had limitations and practiced the…
Descriptors: Child Rearing, Program Improvement, Parenting Skills, Foreign Countries
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Lacina, Jan; Watson, Patricia A. – Childhood Education, 2008
This article presents an excerpt from the most recent ACEI publication. It describes the characteristics of effective middle level teachers and the characteristics of effective content-area instruction which makes use of reading and writing as often as possible. The use of literacy processes in content disciplines can lead to improved…
Descriptors: Content Area Reading, Literacy, Middle School Teachers, Content Area Writing
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Boyer, Wanda – Childhood Education, 2008
School violence is not gender-exclusive to boys; girls are also capable of violence. Research shows that girl-to-girl violence stems from competition for male attention and tends to be relational in nature, which typically takes the form of social alienation, spreading of rumors, and otherwise manipulating the victim's peer group. By proactively…
Descriptors: Violence, Females, Prevention, Adolescents
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