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Jernigan, J. A. – American Educational History Journal, 2014
This essay considers U.S. civics education policy in Puerto Rico from 1900 to 1904. Civics education in Puerto Rico during these years offers a particularly unique context for exploring education at the edge of empire during the dawn of the twentieth century. The article begins with a discussion of civics education in the United States around that…
Descriptors: Civics, Educational Policy, Educational History, Acculturation
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Kasper, Beverly B. – American Educational History Journal, 2004
Nearly two thousand years ago, Quintilian wrote a guide for the education of the ideal citizen which combined theory with educational practice. He believed in the importance of early education, the place of play and joy in learning, the necessity to base education on students' individual patterns of growth and learning, the magnitude of the…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Educational Practices, Theory Practice Relationship, Educational History