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Krengel, Fabian – Global Education Review, 2021
A key goal of global education in language teaching is to "have students 'think globally and act locally'"(Cates, 2013, p. 278) -- an idea in line with the concept of glocality. Virtual exchange -- i.e. connecting learners with different lingua-cultural backgrounds over extended periods of time via digital communication technologies (The…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Language Teachers, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Bettney, Esther; Nordmeyer, Jon – Global Education Review, 2021
In this article, we explore glocality within a transnational network of independent schools to understand the interdependence of the global and the local in language policies and practices. Using glocality as a lens, we draw on narrative school profiles written by educators at member schools within the WIDA International School Consortium, a…
Descriptors: International Schools, Consortia, Private Schools, Language Usage
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Kalogirou, Konstantina; Fernée, Christianne L.; Stamenkovic, Dewi; Trimmis, Konstantinos P. – Global Education Review, 2020
If the global and multicultural social environments in which we find ourselves nowadays define who we are, then "we," as social beings, are embedded in various relevant social communities in which we are acting, interacting, affecting, and being affected through our communications. In our case, teachers and learners change and coproduce…
Descriptors: Drama, Second Language Learning, Teacher Student Relationship, Heritage Education
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Milosevic, Olja – Global Education Review, 2020
This paper records how a group of high school second-language English learners in an international school studied their host country's cultural heritage. The school enrolls international and host country students and both groups of students participated in this study. They collaborated on a cultural project that involved using host country…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Interpersonal Competence
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Schroeder, Leila – Global Education Review, 2020
Even a quick glance at international data reveals something troubling: There is an increasing economic and educational gap between Africa and the rest of the world. If we look just a bit deeper, we find that economic and educational stagnation may simply be the inevitable outcomes of broad educational failure for millions of rural African…
Descriptors: Educational Attainment, Economic Development, Rural Areas, Academic Failure
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Taira, Brooke Ward – Global Education Review, 2019
Research documents how transnational youth leverage literacy practices to maintain global connections, identity, and self-worth within learning environments that often fail to honor their cultural and linguistic repertoires. This article extends this research by focusing on the unique practices, experiences, and perspectives of secondary newcomer…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, Refugees, Literacy, Self Concept
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Henderson, Joanna; Ambroso, Eric Patrick – Global Education Review, 2018
With an increase in children from refugee backgrounds entering schools around the world, it has grown increasingly important to examine educational policy design and implementation to understand how policies shape teachers' interactions with this student population. This article focuses on Structured English Immersion, the language policy that…
Descriptors: Refugees, Teaching Methods, Educational Policy, Policy
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Koyama, Jill P.; Ghosh, Sowmya – Global Education Review, 2018
An estimated 1.2 million refugee students attend schools across the United States (U.S.). They represent between 35-40% of the total number of refugees in the U.S. Yet, we know little about how school districts work with refugee students, most of whom have had significant gaps in their formal education and for whom English is not their first…
Descriptors: Refugees, English (Second Language), School Districts, Family School Relationship
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Zlatkin-Troitschanskaia, Olga; Happ, Roland; Nell-Müller, Sarah; Deribo, Tobias; Reinhardt, Franziska; Toepper, Miriam – Global Education Review, 2018
Accessing higher education without having to overcome bureaucratic hurdles is a serious concern for refugees. Although empirical studies on the integration and success of refugees in higher education are scarce, the challenges related to this issue are becoming apparent. The Success and Opportunities for Refugees in Higher Education (SUCCESS)…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Higher Education, Online Courses, Educational Technology
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Byker, Erik Jon – Global Education Review, 2015
This article reports on a Public Private Partnership (PPP) program in South India that provided information and communication technology (ICT) to rural elementary schools. The article examined the current status of rural, government-run elementary schools in India by reviewing reports like the Annual Status of Education Report (ASER) in India.…
Descriptors: Laptop Computers, Rural Schools, Elementary School Students, Case Studies
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Roy-Campbell, Zaline M. – Global Education Review, 2015
English is spoken in five countries as the native language and in numerous other countries as an official language and the language of instruction. In countries where English is the native language, it is taught to speakers of other languages as an additional language to enable them to participate in all domains of life of that country. In many…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, Comparative Education
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Danzak, Robin L. – Global Education Review, 2015
Thousands of children and teens labor as migrant farmworkers across the United States. These youngsters, many who are immigrants, face challenges in completing their education and breaking the cycle of agricultural work. Such barriers are influenced by geographic instability, poverty, and sociocultural marginalization. Beyond these factors, and…
Descriptors: Migrant Workers, Agricultural Laborers, Immigrants, Poverty
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Mewald, Claudia – Global Education Review, 2015
This article discusses the impact of lexical range on the learners' ability to communicate in English when taught as a foreign language in bilingual schools, and emphasizes the importance of explicit vocabulary instruction. It draws on data from classroom observation, lexis-retrieval tasks, written and spoken performance in bilingual…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Grammar, Vocabulary Development, Psycholinguistics
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McEachron, Gail; Bhatti, Ghazala – Global Education Review, 2015
Global research has shown the persistence of inequality with regard to accessing curriculum with a view to obtaining suitable work and making useful contributions to society. The intersection of race, gender, language and low socio-economic levels creates situations which often marginalize ethnic minorities in school settings (Freire, 1968; Nieto…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Immigrants
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Kabuto, Bobbie – Global Education Review, 2015
This article highlights two bilingual families who participated in a larger study titled "Revaluing Readers and Families." Drawing on multiple theoretical perspectives to highlight the experiences of a Greek and English speaking family and a Spanish and English speaking family, this article explores how these two bilingual families…
Descriptors: Interviews, Observation, Literacy, Bilingualism
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