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Young Africa: Realising the Rights of Children and Youth

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The student differentiates and recognizes examples of subculture and counterculture. Of course, funding would also be available in sums sufficient to encourage teacher educators and researchers to pursue these lines of inquiry, and awards would be given for the best research in this area. Good tasks are simple and focus tightly on the concept at stake. Who’s wired and who’s not: Children’s access to and use of computer technology.

Discovering the Culture of Childhood

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It is important that social studies teachers learn to teach social studies standards to both special needs and general learners. If there are aspects of social competence that appear to be exclusively supported through fathers’ involvement in child-rearing, then children being raised in homes without a father—whether that means one mother or two mothers—may be at a disadvantage. You might show them a clip from a film featuring the building of the pyramids, and discuss the class dynamics of Egyptian society that allowed some people to toil endless to construct these elaborate monuments to the rulers.

Researching Resilience

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Teaching history, math, science, reading/languages arts, and the unified arts through games or game construction can reinforce skill, concept, and application level knowledge. Rationales, goals, and objective in social studies. Figures like these suggest a need for more research, to distinguish, for example, the effects of living with a homosexual parent from having a non-custodial one, or the effects of living with a homosexual single parent vs. a homosexual couple.

Innocents Lost: When Child Soldiers Go To War

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Research and investigation to collect, organize and 1) Lesson Plan: Examining the Process of Globalization: The Haitian Experience with Disney Overview: This purpose of this lesson is to make secondary students cognizant of the perils of globalization��the process of transnational corporations weaving �global webs of production, commerce, culture and finance virtually unopposed� to Third World peoples across the globe (Karliner, 1997).

Curiouser: On The Queerness Of Children

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The children who had been at the camp improved significantly over the five days in their ability to read facial emotions and other nonverbal cues to emotion, compared with the students who continued to use their media devices. The first five focus on the subject within the frame of a portrait, whereas the next four focus on the author behind the frame, and the last two on the viewer in front of the frame. They may participate in historically-based plays and skits, research their family history, and learn folk songs that tell stories from history.

A Wonderful Little Girl: Starving for Fame: How Sarah Jacobs

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One investigation compared parental socialization and child adjustment for nine-year-olds with and without spina bifida, looking at parents’ overprotection and autonomy granting, and children’s social acceptance and good behaviour as reported by parents, teachers, and the children themselves (Holmbeck et al., 2002). This requires careful consideration of assumptions about knowledge, experience, and learning. It is likely they have always been cornerstones of human relationships and human communities.

The Everyday Lives of Young Children: Culture, Class, and

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Disney�s thirst to feed its corporate coffers has not only left Haitian workers in the throes of poverty and pollution, but has also left many U. Nelson and Valerie Ooka Pang The importance of race in modern society should require an adequate definition of race, one that is clear, precise, and mutually exclusive—categorizing a person should place them beyond a doubt in one race or another or the categories are not useful. And, their efforts to do so, in the face of bigotry and hostile acts, became acts of empowerment (e.g., Doherty, 1990; Ulrich, 1999; Wilkinson, 2000).

Play and Recreation, Health and Wellbeing (Geographies of

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So it seems that -- at least sometimes -- board game skills have translated into academic skills. Once students are able to recognize the limitations of colonialist assumptions in a post-colonial world, they can begin to see the world from other perspectives and learn from people whose voices they may never have had the opportunity to hear. Despite its strength, this foundation is not immutable or unchanging.

Reaching Out to Africa's Orphans: A Framework for Public

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Mothers and fathers are equally good at facilitating the competent peer interactions of young children when they get directly involved with the children’s play, but mothers may be more likely to do so (Bhavnagri & Parke, 1991). By making civic competence a central aim, NCSS emphasizes the importance of educating students who are committed to the ideas and values of democracy. REMINDER - a student may not receive more than the equivalent of one full stipend ($4,500) during a single summer from any combination of College sources.

International Adoption

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The Arizona Foundation for Legal Services & Education provides teacher training and support, and hosts congressional district competitions and a statewide portfolio competition. What Can I do With a Degree in Social Science? And, although there may be an “ideology gap” between social studies teachers and teacher educators/researchers (although Vinson’s [1998] research calls into question Leming’s “two cultures” thesis), traditional liberaldemocratic thinking and the spectator democracy it engenders has dominated the practice of both groups.