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Larsen, Shannon M.; McCormick, Kelly; Coburn, Lisa; Henry, Colleen – Childhood Education, 2023
In 2014, over 30 classroom teachers and administrators from one district joined higher education faculty and researchers from an educational non-profit organization to begin a three-year collaborative project. They wanted to find ways to leverage the use of one-to-one mobile technology (tablets) in kindergarten-2nd-grade mathematics classrooms to…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Integration, Technology Uses in Education, Mathematics Education
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Hardy, Travis – Childhood Education, 2022
In an era of increasing division and conflict, education innovations that focus on building compassion and understanding hold a promise for true transformative power. Using a new tool called Empatico, these educators paired up with a partner classroom somewhere else in the world to begin their journey as "Kindness Champions" who made…
Descriptors: Partnerships in Education, Educational Innovation, Futures (of Society), Altruism
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Trube, Barbara – Childhood Education, 2017
Mentoring, including peer mentoring, is a key element of teacher education programs and subsequent teaching practice. In order to share the benefits of mindfulness practices, a faculty member in a state university in the Midwestern United States promoted the practice of mindfulness by teacher candidates enrolled in her courses. As members of a…
Descriptors: Mentors, Peer Teaching, Peer Relationship, Teacher Education Programs
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Polat, Özgül; Yavuz, Ezgi Aksin – Childhood Education, 2016
Early childhood experiences have a great effect on the course of a child's life. Preschool education can offer benefits for children, particularly those who do not have advantages at home, including benefits related to academic skills, social-emotional development, and communication. Thus, preschool experiences are a potential key to improving…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preschool Children, Preschool Education, School Readiness
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Roberts, Sherron Killingsworth; Crawford, Patricia A. – Childhood Education, 2009
This article presents picture books that are considered as a sample of children's literature selections on war, terrorism, and natural disasters for pre-K to 3rd-grade children which were chosen with both young children and their teachers and parents in mind. The authors recommend these books to be used as read-alouds, so that caring adults who…
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Natural Disasters, Terrorism, Reading Aloud to Others
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Freeman, Nancy; Brown, Mac – Childhood Education, 2008
Several years ago, the state of South Carolina turned to experts in early childhood education to address the school readiness issue for its K-2 schools. Rather than asking, "Is this child ready for school?," the state created a program assessment system that reframed the question of school readiness by asking, "Is this school ready…
Descriptors: Performance Based Assessment, Program Evaluation, School Readiness, Student Evaluation
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Patterson, Janice; Kirkland, Lynn – Childhood Education, 2007
The adversities that today's families face are well-documented and staggering. Even in the midst of tough times, however, many families are able to display resilience. Family resilience refers to the coping mechanisms the family uses as a functional unit to recover from life's setbacks. In this article, the authors present guidelines for creating…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Coping, Family Environment, Guides
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Berk, Laura E.; Berson, Minnie P. – Childhood Education, 1975
Investigated 19 primary school children's behavior on a school bus through naturalistic observation prior to and during the use of experimental "bus teachers" who provided safe play materials and conducted activities designed to enhance the bus experience. (ED)
Descriptors: Behavior Patterns, Experimental Programs, Learning Activities, Observation
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Schmitt, Barton D. – Childhood Education, 1975
Offers practical suggestions on ways teachers and school systems can become more effective in detecting and reporting the physical and emotional mistreatment of children. (Author/ED)
Descriptors: Child Abuse, Child Rearing, Child Welfare, Corporal Punishment
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Day, Barbara D.; Swetenburg, Jan Scott Owen – Childhood Education, 1978
Explains the British Infant School approach to the teaching of reading and writing, in which reading flows directly from the children's writing-which, in turn, is stimulated by virtually every aspect of the school program. Includes samples of the children's writing. (BR)
Descriptors: Creative Expression, Creative Reading, Creative Writing, Early Reading
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Wilderman, Ann M.; Rudnick, Jesse A. – Childhood Education, 1976
Describes the special educational needs of teachers, primary level pupils, middle grade and high school students, and parents and adults in the community created by the transition to metric measures in the United States. (JMB)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Curriculum Development, Educational Objectives, Elementary Secondary Education
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Leeb-Lundberg, Kristina – Childhood Education, 1977
Traces the development and influence of Frobel's mathematics program for kindergarten-aged children. (JB)
Descriptors: Educational History, Guides, Kindergarten, Mathematics Curriculum
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McAfee, Oralie – Childhood Education, 1977
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Educational Quality, Primary Education, Student Teacher Relationship
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Moyer, Joan; And Others – Childhood Education, 1987
Position paper argues in favor of developmentally appropriate kindergarten programs. Paper examines program goals and content, and provides suggestions about learning environment, curriculum, and staff. Includes statements concerning purpose of kindergarten, importance of play in learning, and need for program support. (PCB)
Descriptors: Developmental Programs, Developmentally Appropriate Practices, Holistic Approach, Kindergarten
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Tovey, Duane R.; And Others – Childhood Education, 1988
Offers teachers and parents practical suggestions for helping children to begin reading naturally. Looks at specific strategies for helping young children to learn to read, particularly a built-in success procedure emphasizing nonvisual aspects of reading. (RWB)
Descriptors: Beginning Reading, Elementary School Students, Emergent Literacy, Language Processing
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