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Lindenberg, Anni; Henderson, Kathryn I.; Durán, Leah – Global Education Review, 2016
This study used ethnographic methods to understand factors influencing the implementation of an educational intervention combining short math content videos with teacher trainings and mentorship in high-poverty primary schools in Nicaragua with implications for rural school reform. Educators in rural schools in Latin American face serious…
Descriptors: Mentors, Foreign Countries, Ethnography, Intervention
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Azano, Amy Price; Stewart, Trevor Thomas – Global Education Review, 2016
Recruiting and retaining highly qualified teachers in rural schools is a persistent struggle in many countries, including the U.S. Salient challenges related to poverty, geographic isolation, low teacher salaries, and a lack of community amenities seem to trump perks of living in rural communities. Recognizing this issue as a complex and hard to…
Descriptors: Rural Schools, Teacher Recruitment, Teacher Persistence, Poverty
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Mukeredzi, Tabitha Grace – Global Education Review, 2016
That rural schools suffer from issues of "hard to staff" and "harder to stay" has been well documented in extant literature. However, the literature seems to indicate inadequate teacher preparation for work in rural schools. Literature also demonstrates that teaching in rural settings ostensibly requires relevant knowledge and,…
Descriptors: Rural Schools, Practicums, Journal Writing, Foreign Countries
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de la Garza, Katy – Global Education Review, 2016
This study analyzed challenges faced by teachers in rural and Indigenous schools, and the impact of pedagogical mentorship in contributing towards more culturally and linguistically relevant education. Using a case from Guatemala, this article explored pedagogical mentorship as an in-service teacher training resource for multi-lingual and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Inservice Teacher Education, Mentors, Teacher Attitudes
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Kaden, Ute; Patterson, Philip P.; Healy, Joanne; Adams, Barbara L. – Global Education Review, 2016
Limited research is available concerning teacher retention and teacher attrition in Arctic Alaska. This paper reports survey research findings, which identify factors related to teacher retention and attrition in Alaskan Arctic Native communities. Teacher retention rates (2009-2013) vary widely over time showing no significant trends. Results…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Persistence, Teacher Surveys, Rural Schools
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Heißenberger, Petra – Global Education Review, 2016
This study examined relationships between the work of innovative school principals and innovative primary schools determined by defining eight areas of school leadership: Instructional Development, Classroom Management, School Organization, Social Interaction, Personnel Development, Cooperation, Infrastructure and School Marketing. A questionnaire…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Innovation, Primary Education, Principals
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Beckman, Paula J.; Abera, Nicole; Sabella, Thomas; Podzimek, Kimberly; Joseph, Lenisa – Global Education Review, 2016
The Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) has been the catalyst for countless national policies around the world which focus on increased participation of individuals with disabilities in educational and community settings. Despite these national and international policies, most children with disabilities in developing…
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Accessibility (for Disabled), Barriers, Special Needs Students
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Walker, Zachary; Musti-Rao, Shobana – Global Education Review, 2016
Building an inclusive society in which all people can participate effectively and live together requires understanding inclusive education and its impact on the social order. As countries of different regions face the vast array of challenges unique to their educational systems, it becomes apparent that inclusive societies are intricately tied to…
Descriptors: High Achievement, Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Educational Practices
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Chun, Jina; Connor, Annemarie; Kosciulek, John F.; Landon, Trenton; Park, Jinhee – Global Education Review, 2016
Youth with disabilities face difficulties resulting from attitudinal, environmental, and organizational barriers not only in initially accessing and entering school (World Health Organization [WHO], 2011), but also as they transition from school age youth to working adults. With a focus on facilitating a better understanding of the issues,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Career Development, Youth, Disabilities
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Eichhorn, Melinda S. – Global Education Review, 2016
Only six states in India currently identify learning disabilities as a category of disability. This article highlights the challenges students with math learning disabilities face in their transition from secondary school to higher secondary education and Bachelor of Commerce degree programs in the state of Maharashtra. While the current…
Descriptors: Mathematics Anxiety, Learning Disabilities, Mathematics Instruction, Postsecondary Education
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Greenberg, Jeremy H.; Lau, Wendy; Lau, Sandy – Global Education Review, 2016
Students with special education needs such as autism tend to have difficulty with appropriate play skills and leisure time skills. A lack of play may lead to inappropriate behaviors such as stereotypy or passivity. When students have a limited community of reinforcers it may be difficult for educators to find motivators that can be used to teach…
Descriptors: Play, Autism, Research Design, Special Education
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Krupar, Allyson – Global Education Review, 2016
Roughly 350,000 refugees, over 90% of them Somali, lived in five sprawling camps in Dadaab, Kenya in 2015. In the Dadaab refugee camps, families had unique experiences of disability, education, women's roles, and involvement with International Non-Governmental Organization (INGO) programming. INGOs provided a variety of basic services including…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Family Literacy, Nongovernmental Organizations, Parent Participation
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Dalkilic, Maryam; Vadeboncoeur, Jennifer A. – Global Education Review, 2016
Scholars have called for the articulation of new frameworks in special education that are responsive to culture and context and that address the limitations of medical and social models of disability. In this article, we advance a theoretical and practical framework for inclusive education based on the integration of a model of relational…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Disabilities, Children, Special Education
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Mittnik, Philipp – Global Education Review, 2016
This article presents arguments in support of teaching about the Holocaust and Nazism in Austria at an early age. To accomplish this, Austrian and German elementary school textbooks were analyzed for the amount of content dealing with the Holocaust and Jews; the results showed that since 1980 the amount of content on the Holocaust increased in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Jews, Death, War
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Schultz, Susan M. – Global Education Review, 2016
The United States and the World Health Organization have worked to decrease lead exposure in children, but despite these efforts lead poisoning continues to exist in industrialized and developing countries. Prevention is the only way to preclude the health, academic and behavioral problems that occur due to the effects of lead. Public awareness…
Descriptors: Poisoning, Children, Elementary Secondary Education, Prevention
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