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Sharp, Laurie A.; Tiegs, Ali; Coneway, Betty; Hindman, Janet Tipton; Garcia, Beth; Bingham, Teri – Childhood Education, 2018
Educators who understand the benefits to children of expanding their exposure to arts often have to find innovative ways to bring arts education to children who otherwise would not be exposed to quality and inspiring arts experiences.
Descriptors: Art Education, Rural Schools, Elementary Schools, Partnerships in Education
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Petro, Lisa; Garin, Maria Jose Pineda – Childhood Education, 2017
As globalization speeds forward, there is immense pressure on school systems to keep up with the changing world. School leaders and teachers must continuously reevaluate their students' needs and consider the forces that will shape their futures. Learn how a dynamic, multi-campus high school in Mexico reimagined its approach to global competence…
Descriptors: Mexicans, High School Students, Global Education, Cultural Pluralism
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Souto-Manning, Mariana – Childhood Education, 2009
To implement culturally responsive early education that is developmentally appropriate for Latino children, it is important to look at values that permeate education in Latin America. Therefore, the author draws on ethnographic data (interviews, observations, artifacts, and field notes) from early childhood centers and schools in Mexico, Brazil…
Descriptors: Ethnography, Developmentally Appropriate Practices, Foreign Countries, Latin Americans
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Francis, Norbert; Andrade, Rafael Nieto – Childhood Education, 2000
Reviews historical antecedents and present-day context of literacy teaching in bilingual communities. Outlines four biliteracy categories of language learners. Highlights three projects with different bilingual contexts and different combinations of learning factors. Asserts that literacy instruction should not be restricted to the mother tongue,…
Descriptors: Bilingual Students, Bilingualism, Educational Policy, Emergent Literacy
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Engelbrecht, Guillermina – Childhood Education, 1983
Presents an overview of the Mexican educational system, a description of curriculum and textbooks used, and specific suggestions for educators of Mexican immigrant students. (RH)
Descriptors: Curriculum, Educational Practices, Elementary Education, Foreign Countries
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Cohen, Stewart – Childhood Education, 1992
Describes the celebration of death in Mexico and gives an alternative perspective from which to examine current U.S. attitudes and practices concerning death. Discusses the role that children play in the Todos Santos, or Day of the Dead, festival and the imagery and ceremonies of the festival. (LB)
Descriptors: Children, Cultural Activities, Cultural Differences, Death
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Wilcox, Brad; Moreno, Monica Vidal – Childhood Education, 1999
Recounts experiences of Brigham Young University student teachers in Mexican schools. Explores reasons for lack of interest in facilitating creativity, despite a rich culture. Discusses four positive changes occurring in Mexican education: (1) students allowed to write about their own topics; (2) open-ended questions and informal debates; (3)…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Creativity, Discussion (Teaching Technique), Educational Change
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Ziller, Robert C.; And Others – Childhood Education, 1981
Describes how adults can use children's autobiographical photographs to understand the children's views of themselves and their relationships with persons, objects, and their environment. Includes an example of the use of auto-photography and nine photographs taken by Federico, a 12-year-old Mexican boy. (Author/RH)
Descriptors: Case Studies, Cultural Awareness, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries