International Journal of Elementary Education

Volume 4, Issue 2, April 2015

  • Dogs in Learning: Transforming Education

    Christina Birbil, Theo Koutsopoulos, Cathy Makropoulos, Alessandra Sax, Stefanos Gialamas, Konstantinos Koutsopoulos

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 2, April 2015
    Pages: 16-24
    Received: 15 January 2015
    Accepted: 1 February 2015
    Published: 2 March 2015
    Abstract: Every academic institution is clearly obliged to have great aspirations for its students. In addition since the world has changed exponentially in ways that are not always easy to understand, so as to accurately predict, and prepare students for the future, a new trajectory in education is urgently needed. ACS Athens has developed and is implementi... Show More
  • Impact of Social Needs on Participation of Children Aged 4-6 with Disabilities in Early Childhood Education Classes in Starehe Division in Nairobi County, Kenya

    Ganira Khavugwi Lilian, Paul Amolo Odundo, Boniface Ngaruiya, Rose Obae

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 2, April 2015
    Pages: 25-34
    Received: 6 March 2015
    Accepted: 31 March 2015
    Published: 9 April 2015
    Abstract: Social needs are essential components for preventing anxiety, depression and loneliness. Providing social needs of belongingness, self-esteem and self-acceptance and fostering resilience in children living with disabilities is likely to amount to sustained coordinated efforts to support children’s psychological, social-emotional and academic develo... Show More
  • Teachers’ Intercultural Sensitivity Towards Pupils Belonging to a Cultural Minority: A Quantitative Research in the Prefecture of Aitoloakarnania, Greece

    Ζoe karanikola, Stathis Balias

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 2, April 2015
    Pages: 35-40
    Received: 1 April 2015
    Accepted: 6 April 2015
    Published: 18 April 2015
    Abstract: This paper presents the results of a quantitative research conducted in the Aitoloakarnania Prefecture in order to investigate whether Primary Education teachers are sensitive towards pupils belonging to a cultural minority and whether their sensitivity is influenced by gender, time of graduation, education level, training, their experience in cult... Show More