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Vidal, Diana Gonçalves – History of Education, 2017
This article focuses on the circulation of a single artefact, the "Museu Escolar Brasileiro" (Brazilian School Museum) and its use in education through the pedagogical method of object lessons. Concentrating on the activities of particular individuals and enterprises (Menezes Vieira, Oliveira Lopes and Maison Deyrolle), within three…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Museums, Teaching Methods
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Insley, Jane – History of Education, 2017
Investigating the stories behind the makers of 3D models of crystals has proved unexpectedly unstraightforward. Drawing on actor-network theory (ANT), this article investigates the references behind a set of models of mineralogical crystals made of pasteboard held by National Museums Scotland (NMS), to uncover the history and tradition of such…
Descriptors: Educational History, Museums, Mineralogy, Models
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Shimony, Tali Tadmor – History of Education, 2005
Gender research demonstrates the important role played by the school in determining a gendered world-view and the influence of the school system on gender-role socialization. Most studies based on the constructivist school relate mainly to one of two issues: either the gender of the teachers themselves, or the gender-mapping of the curriculum…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Gender Differences, Socialization, Case Studies
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Read, Jane – History of Education, 2004
This paper presents a case study of the implementation by the London School Board of special education for children designated 'feeble-minded' or 'mentally defective' in the period from 1890 to the passing of the Elementary Education (Defective and Epileptic Children) Act in 1914. Through an analysis of the choice of pedagogy for special schools,…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Elementary Schools, Boards of Education, Special Schools