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Al-Shanawani, Hania M. – SAGE Open, 2019
This study sought to evaluate the self-learning curricula of a kindergarten in Saudi Arabia by applying the context, input, process, product (CIPP) model. To this end, the study utilized a mixed-method design, where teachers (N = 420) had been randomly selected and surveyed, and school inspectors (N = 15) had been interviewed. Furthermore, a…
Descriptors: Independent Study, Kindergarten, Young Children, Preschool Curriculum
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Solehuddin, Muhammad; Adriany, Vina – SAGE Open, 2017
The notion of social justice has often been overlooked in the field of early childhood education because many teachers think that it is too early to introduce the concept to young children. Using multicultural theories, this article attempts to explore kindergarten teachers' perceptions on the issue of social justice. The method adopted in this…
Descriptors: Kindergarten, Preschool Teachers, Social Justice, Foreign Countries
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Núñez, Amy J.; Meráz García, Martín – SAGE Open, 2017
This study uses empirical data from a version of the Clark doll experiment and Latina/o Critical Race Theory (LatCrit) to determine the factors that shape the perceptions of college among 35 randomly selected Latina/o children in Grades 2nd to 5th. The findings of this study lead to two conclusions: (a) that Latina/o children hold their…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, Student Attitudes, Elementary School Students, Educational Attitudes
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Burner, Tony; Biseth, Heidi – SAGE Open, 2016
This article investigates an innovative approach that has as its aim to ensure that more students complete secondary education. The national program, called "Competence for Diversity," puts emphasis on children with minority language background, that is, children with another first language(s) than the Norwegian national languages. In…
Descriptors: Instructional Innovation, Teaching Methods, Language Minorities, National Programs
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Slater, Sandy; Full, Kelsie; Fitzgibbon, Marian; Uskali, Amber – SAGE Open, 2015
As youth obesity rates remain at unacceptably high levels, particularly across underserved populations, the promotion of physical activity has become a focus of youth obesity prevention across the United States. Thus, the purpose of this study was to develop and test the reliability and validity of a self-reported questionnaire on home, school,…
Descriptors: Test Reliability, Test Validity, Physical Activities, Physical Activity Level
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Satterlee, Donna J.; Molavi, Jeffrey M.; Williams, Mark E. – SAGE Open, 2015
The integration of environmental policies with political support for action on these policies is of prime significance for mobilization and progression of improving indoor environments. However, state licensing agencies and local county ordinances for child care centers do not universally follow these policies and standards. As a result, most…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Child Care Centers, Physical Environment, Guidelines