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    Archive for April, 2015

    Playing I Learn: Community preschool education in Honduras

    By - 28 Apr 2015

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    Jose and friends at CCEPREB

    In the village of Rotepeque in Santa Barbara, Honduras, lives José. José is a five-year old who, in February 2013, began attending kindergarten. He goes to class very happy because he spends time playing. The decision of the family to enroll him was not easy. They wonder if it was important for him to play in kindergarten when he could be  playing at home and, on the other hand, they were affraid for him walking in the mountain for more than 30 minutes. Read more…

    And… Why socio-emotional skills?

    By - 15 Apr 2015

    By Paula Villaseñor*

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    In recent years, socio-emotional skills have become a topic of interest for the education sector, from the skills that are essential for the labor market to the attitudes that become shields of risk behaviors. The truth is that these skills have found more benefits than aloe vera.

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    Could a movie improve education in Latin America?

    By - 8 Apr 2015

    There are films that can change your life. Or at least that’s what they say. So, to test this hypothesis in a practical, although slightly unorthodox way, I decided to ask my friends if there were any films that fitted this category. The answer was a resounding yes. Read more…