Teaching Literacy Behind Barbed Wire in WWII: Elementary Schools in Japanese-American Internment Camps in Arkansas

  title={Teaching Literacy Behind Barbed Wire in WWII: Elementary Schools in Japanese-American Internment Camps in Arkansas},
  author={Karen Foster},
  journal={Childhood Education},
  pages={378 - 387}
  • K. Foster
  • Published 3 September 2015
  • Education
  • Childhood Education
Millions of children around the world are out of school due to conflict, poverty, lack of education systems and infrastructure, and other issues. Educating children living in difficult contexts is the best way to empower them with the knowledge and competencies to rise to their full potential despite the challenges they face. Dedicated and passionate teachers play a key role in fostering learning, providing psychosocial support, and establishing a sense of normality in extreme circumstances… 


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