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Coffino, Jesse Robert; Bailey, Chelsea – Childhood Education, 2019
While play seems a most natural activity for children, educators must innovate to incorporate "true play" that originates from the interests and direction of children themselves. The Anji Play approach is a model of innovative play-based education in China that is inspiring the world.
Descriptors: Play, Early Childhood Education, Teaching Methods, Student Interests
McLorg, Devon – Childhood Education, 2019
Around the world, dedicated professionals are implementing innovative programs to improve access to quality education for children living in poverty and otherwise marginalized communities. This article provides an overview of the work being conducted by BRAC, an international development organization based in Bangladesh that is working to…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Educational Quality, Poverty, At Risk Persons
Ekine, Adefunke; Olaniyan, Adegoke Oladipo – Childhood Education, 2019
Progress toward the Education Sustainable Development Goal 4 and achievement of the UN 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda, requires partnerships, collaboration, and cooperative action at international, national, and local levels, which can be achieved and sustained using the innovative Education Diplomacy approach. The authors of this article…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sustainable Development, Early Childhood Education, Access to Education
An Innovative, Cross-Disciplinary Approach to Promoting Child Health: The Reggio Emilia Approach and the Ecological Approach to Family Style Dining Program
Dev, Dipti A.; Burton, Anna; McBride, Brent A.; Edwards, Carolyn Pope; Garcia, Aileen S. – Childhood Education, 2019
The Reggio Emilia approach is an international example of high-quality early care and education programs and this article offers innovative, practical strategies in which Reggio Emilia-inspired educators can link this approach while implementing the research-based EAT [Ecological Approach to] Family Style Dining program to foster a positive…
Descriptors: Reggio Emilia Approach, Early Childhood Education, Interdisciplinary Approach, Child Health
Williams, Del – Childhood Education, 2019
Early childhood educators and caregivers gain access to group buying power as well as best-in-class, customizable educational materials, administrative tools, and templates.
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Child Care, Costs, Cooperatives
Leroy, Lieve; Nguyen, Thi Chau – Childhood Education, 2019
Context has a significant impact on the relative success of efforts to innovate in the classroom. Thus, it is important to understand the role of school leaders as both gatekeepers and facilitators within their specific context.
Descriptors: Preschool Education, Instructional Leadership, Instructional Innovation, Leadership Role
Creating Spaces Where Diversity Is the Norm: An Innovative Competency-Based Blended Learning Teacher Education Program in Ireland
Ring, Emer; O'Sullivan, Lisha – Childhood Education, 2019
Transforming schools to ensure every student has the opportunity to learn requires innovation at the teacher education level. The goal of inclusion is complex, and so it is critically important to prepare teachers to lead organizational change that will increase engagement and achievement of children with diverse learning abilities.
Descriptors: Student Diversity, Teacher Competencies, Learner Engagement, Educational Opportunities
van Oudenhoven, Nico; van Oudenhoven, Rona Jualla – Childhood Education, 2019
As educators around the world pursue the noble goal of supporting students' development as global citizens, we must carefully consider the methods we use to achieve such transformation of education.
Descriptors: Citizenship Responsibility, Early Childhood Education, Child Development, Citizenship Education
Kearney, Randi; Patterson, Katelyn; Wyner, Tressa – Childhood Education, 2019
Some of the most effective innovations in education have allowed fundamental changes to how individual students are being taught and assessed. Personalized learning models tailor learning to individual needs, accommodating students with diverse learning styles.
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Educational Innovation, Emotional Development, Social Development
Al-Hassan, Omayya M.; Bani-Hani, Kamal E. – Childhood Education, 2019
Hashemite University, a pioneering higher education institution in Jordan, has established the first academic nursery for children in Jordan. The nursery has a dual purpose, as it offers quality childhood education and care services and provides practical field training opportunities for students specializing in early childhood education.
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Foreign Countries, Models, Educational Quality
Makokoro, Patrick – Childhood Education, 2019
In Africa, advancements in education will be more likely if barriers that limit participation by small grassroots organizations can be brought down. Increased participation and diverse inclusion in conversations about early childhood development will enhance the understanding of quality early childhood programs and what can be done to promote…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Early Childhood Education, Child Development, Educational Quality
Reimagining Early Childhood Educator Professional Development: An Online Community Shares Literacy Learning Strategies
Hoffman, Emily Brown – Childhood Education, 2019
Communities serve as a vital resource for educators seeking ideas to advance their practice. Online professional development capitalizes on technological communication to facilitate such sharing.
Descriptors: Learning Strategies, Faculty Development, Online Courses, Computer Mediated Communication
Riojas-Cortez, Mari; Montemayor, Allegra; Leveridge, Tinney – Childhood Education, 2019
As early childhood educators employ technology in their classrooms, it is important to have a process to ensure that learning needs are being met.
Descriptors: Media Selection, Computer Oriented Programs, Handheld Devices, Technology Uses in Education
Lambert, Arianna – Childhood Education, 2019
Laying the foundation for future-ready skills can begin in early childhood. In a changing world, such preparation means engaging students in a different, more relevant manner.
Descriptors: Skill Development, Creative Thinking, Problem Solving, Early Childhood Education
Dawes, Andrew; Biersteker, Linda; Girdwood, Elizabeth; Snelling, Matthew; Tredoux, C. G. – Childhood Education, 2018
In 2015, Innovation Edge commissioned the development of South Africa's first national-level preschool child assessment tool. The project's key innovations were that the tool should fairly assess children from across the cultural and socio-economic spectrum, be inexpensive in terms of equipment and administration costs, and be administered in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Early Childhood Education, Emergent Literacy, Child Development