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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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Hos, Rabia; Cinarbas, Halil I. – Global Education Review, 2018
Turkey is home to 1.2 million child refugees whom has been the most vulnerable since the beginning of the Syrian conflict, which is considered to be the worst humanitarian crisis of this century. More than 50% of school age child refugees are out of school (UNICEF, 2017) in Turkey. This paper reports one of the findings of a case study of a…
Descriptors: Refugees, At Risk Students, Nonformal Education, Young Children
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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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Piper, Benjamin; Merseth, Katherine A.; Ngaruiya, Samuel – Global Education Review, 2018
Early childhood development and education (ECDE) is devolved in Kenya, which means that each of Kenya's 47 counties budgets for and implements ECDE independently. Kenya provides two years of preprimary education to children ages four and five. Given scarce resources, constructing facilities and hiring teachers are often principal considerations…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Early Childhood Education, Resource Allocation, Educational Finance
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Azano, Amy Price; Callahan, Carolyn M.; Brodersen, Annalissa V.; Caughey, Melanie – Global Education Review, 2017
There are both achievement and opportunity gaps for low-income students when compared to their economically advantaged peers; and, for rural students, these gaps may be even more pronounced. In this manuscript we draw from our ongoing work in a five-year federally-funded, Jacob K. Javits grant focusing on promoting gifted education in rural…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Rural Schools, Talent Identification, Place Based Education
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Lehrl, Simone; Kluczniok, Katharina; Rossbach, Hans-Guenther; Anders, Yvonne – Global Education Review, 2017
The present study examines how attending the German model project "Kindergarten of the Future in Bavaria" (KiDZ), which provided 138 children (aged 3 to 6) with traditional preschool stimulation combined with cognitive and domain-specific stimulation, is associated with children's competencies in mathematics over time to age 12 compared…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preschool Education, Mathematics Skills, Mathematics Instruction
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Hill, Cher M.; MacDonald, Margaret – Global Education Review, 2016
Teacher inquiry, in which teachers study their own professional practice, is currently a popular form of experiential learning that is considered a powerful tool to bring about effective change in teaching and learning. Little empirical evidence, however, exists to explain precisely if and how this pedagogical methodology moves teachers toward…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Experiential Learning, Teacher Education Programs, Graduate Study
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Jay, Jordan; Miller, Howard – Global Education Review, 2016
In this article, we present three models of teacher preparation programs that immersed their candidates in experiential learning aimed at bringing together theory and practice. We identify the key components that can be generalized from studying such programs, examine factors that led to their dismantling, and propose a potentially more…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education, Experiential Learning, Theory Practice Relationship
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Slim-Topdjian, Lina; Pinto Zipp, Genevieve – Global Education Review, 2016
The increased prevalence of autism has created an increased challenge for teachers to incorporate specialized teaching strategies to address the unique educational and behavioral challenges facing children diagnosed with autism. Providing teachers with educational training opportunities will promote such learning. In the academic world,…
Descriptors: Autism, Teaching Methods, On the Job Training, Video Technology
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Yu, Yong; Hunt, Jean Ann – Global Education Review, 2016
Carefully constructed field-based experiences in teacher education programs have been recognized as one of the essential conditions for effective teacher learning. Most college/university-based teacher education programs, however, are still dominated by the epistemology that academic knowledge is the authoritative source of knowledge about…
Descriptors: After School Programs, Preservice Teachers, College School Cooperation, Case Studies
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Alemán de la Garza, Lorena Yadira; Sancho-Vinuesa, Teresa; Gómez Zermeño, Marcela Georgina – Global Education Review, 2015
Nowadays, Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) have raised great expectations due to their potential for changing the relationship between students and professors, academy and the general community. To conceptualize, the terms "course", "online", "massive" and "open" have been redefined and reinvented so many…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Large Group Instruction, Program Effectiveness, Efficiency
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Naslund-Hadley, Emma; Parker, Susan W.; Hernandez-Agramonte, Juan Manuel – Global Education Review, 2014
Research indicates that preschool children need to learn pre-math skills to build a foundation for primary- and secondary-level mathematics. This paper presents the results from the early stages of a pilot mathematics program implemented in Cordillera, Paraguay. In a context of significant gaps in teacher preparation and pedagogy, the program uses…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mathematics Instruction, Comprehension, Mathematics Skills