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Jain, Saurabh – Childhood Education, 2019
Makerspace are collaborative work spaces inside a school, library, or separate facility for making, learning, exploring, and sharing. They provide opportunities for children to practice critical thinking and creative expression.
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Shared Resources and Services
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Thirumurthy, Vidya; Simic-Muller, Ksenija – Childhood Education, 2012
In the art form of "kolam," dots called "pulli" are arranged in rhombic, square, triangular, or free shapes, and a single, uninterrupted linear or curvilinear line, called the "kambi," intertwines the dots (Yanagisawa & Nagata, 2007). While there are no written or verbally stated rules, Yanagisawa and Nagata have…
Descriptors: Geometric Concepts, Foreign Countries, Cultural Activities, Learning Activities
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Jaya, N.; Malar, G. – Childhood Education, 2003
Notes that India has experienced conditions that have lead to significant illiteracy, but that commitment to education can be found in lesser-known parts of India today. Profiles three schools in Tamil Nadu and describes a typical school day for a student with special needs, a student in a tribal setting, and a student in a rural setting. (TJQ)
Descriptors: Educational Experience, Elementary Education, Foreign Countries, Learning Activities
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Roy, Beth – Childhood Education, 1973
A look at children's play in India and its curious mixture of generosity and hostility. The universality of play is discussed. (ST)
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Differences, Environmental Influences, Learning Activities