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Ghosh, Shibani – Childhood Education, 2022
Every individual has a fundamental right to quality education. Yet there are often huge disparities in the quality of education a rich child can access compared to the education a poor child can access. This is true in India. The Organisation for Awareness of Integrated Social Security (OASiS), a social innovations lab in Madhya Pradesh, embarked…
Descriptors: Museums, Community Resources, Out of School Youth, Access to Education
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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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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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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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Engel, Alison; Lucido, Kathryn; Cook, Kyla – Childhood Education, 2018
We can support students' deep engagement with content through innovative delivery. The techniques developed at the Field Museum in Chicago to share science knowledge through storytelling can provide inspiration for both formal and informal educators.
Descriptors: Science Education, Science Instruction, Teaching Methods, Story Telling
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Pappamihiel, N. Eleni; Knight, Jennifer Hatch – Childhood Education, 2016
Second language learners face countless obstacles in the classroom, including communication and comprehension limitations and difficulty building relationships with peers. Many teachers struggle to build an inclusive classroom environment and ensure all students, especially those with linguistic and other learning disadvantages, are learning. This…
Descriptors: Story Telling, English Language Learners, Museums, Field Trips
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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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Sirinides, P.; Fink, R.; DuBois, T. – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2017
Museums and libraries can play a role in providing opportunities for early learning, and there is clear momentum and infrastructure already in place to help make this happen. Researchers conducted a mixed-methods descriptive study to generate new evidence about the availability of services for young children in museums and libraries, and the…
Descriptors: Museums, Libraries, Early Childhood Education, Mixed Methods Research
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Synodi, Evanthia – Childhood Education, 2014
This comparative study explores the verbal communication between museum educators and young children, based on principles of developmental psychology. In early developmental stages, when student learning is greatly dependent on verbal communications from the teacher, observation skills may be developed through purposeful instruction. Through the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Museums, Young Children, Verbal Communication
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Vandermaas-Peeler, Maureen; Massey, Katelyn; Kendall, Alyssa – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2016
Despite increased attention to math and science education in the United States, relatively few studies have explored parent guidance of young children's mathematical and scientific reasoning in everyday activities. The present study was designed to investigate the effects of providing explicit guidance instructions on parent guidance and young…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Museums, Exhibits, Teaching Methods
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McLeod, Naomi; Wright, Denise; McCall, Katy; Fujii, Michiko – European Early Childhood Education Research Journal, 2017
This paper sets out to demonstrate the creative engagement of a group of three and four year old children at Tate Liverpool Art Gallery and how this was facilitated. The paper starts by providing background on the project at Tate Liverpool and to a pedagogy of engagement. In doing so its value of creative engagement within the context of gallery…
Descriptors: Creativity, Learner Engagement, Vignettes, Museums
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Dooley, Caitlin McMunn; Welch, Meghan M. – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2014
This naturalistic, qualitative study examines the nature of child- and adult-led interactions in a children's museum. Using dialogic learning as a theoretical framework, the study examines how children and adults engage in interactions while learning at a museum. Findings suggest that children and adults are almost equally likely to lead…
Descriptors: Museums, Young Children, Caregiver Child Relationship, Caregivers
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Terreni, Lisa – European Early Childhood Education Research Journal, 2015
In order to examine the existing literature in relation to the benefits of art museum education for the young, as well as to emphasise the literature gap in early childhood education research pertaining to access to and use of art museums by young children, a review of literature that discussed museum education for young children was undertaken. A…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Museums, Communities of Practice, Art
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Baumgartner, Jennifer; DiCarlo, Cynthia; Casbergue, Renée – Journal of Early Childhood Teacher Education, 2020
Service learning (SL) is both a pedagogy and philosophy adopted by many early childhood teacher educators. Extant research suggests the incorporation of service-learning can be effective for facilitating preservice teacher learning of curriculum, pedagogy, approaches to diverse learners and families as well as establishing a professional identity.…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Early Childhood Education, Developmentally Appropriate Practices, Teacher Education Programs
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Mathison, Carla; Wachowiak, Susan; Feldman, Linda – Childhood Education, 2007
In San Diego, California, 800 public school students from the inner city are attending a program called School in the Park (SITP), for approximately one-fourth of their 3rd-, 4th-, and 5th-grade education. This unique program blends rigorous academic standards (formal learning) with hands-on, experiential curricula (informal learning), using…
Descriptors: Grade 5, Grade 4, Grade 3, Prior Learning
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