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Reese, William J. – History of Education Quarterly, 2001
Explains that in the United States, child-centered progressivism was part of a larger humanitarian movement led by the northern middle classes in the antebellum and postbellum periods. States that games, stories, play time and informal learning experiences became part of a broader educational discourse due to the writings of Johann Pestalozzi and…
Descriptors: Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Learning Experience
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Welch, Steven R. – History of Education Quarterly, 2001
States that the mobilization of Bavarian schoolteachers in 1848 indicates a high degree of politicization prior to the outbreak of revolution in the German state. Explains that teachers demanded professional recognition, better teacher education, freedom from subordination to clerics, improved pay, higher social status, and a greater national…
Descriptors: Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
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Katz, Michael B.; Davey, Ian E. – History of Education Quarterly, 1978
Demonstrates use of a multivariate analysis in determining school attendance patterns. Such a method (1) reveals the differential relation between school attendance and key social and demographic factors; (2) allows reexamination of earlier findings; (3) demonstrates the major relationships between attendance and early industrialization. (KC)
Descriptors: Attendance Patterns, Demography, Educational Attitudes, Educational History
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Galush, William J. – History of Education Quarterly, 2000
Focuses on the parochial education of Polish-Americans from 1870-1940, addressing staffing and curriculum issues. Includes information on topics such as the issue of ethnicity, textbooks used in the curriculum, development of sisterhoods, postwar religions, ethnicity, and nuns in the 1930s. (CMK)
Descriptors: Catholic Schools, Curriculum, Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education
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Cooney, Jerry W. – History of Education Quarterly, 1983
A social question faced by Latin American countries when they gained their independence from Spain was that of education. An extreme example of the difficulties encountered can be found in Paraguay where education was affected by the events of independence and by a new phenomenon, the Spanish American dictator. (RM)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Educational Change, Educational History, Educational Practices
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Gelb, Steven A. – History of Education Quarterly, 1989
Describes how an eighteenth century classification system that linked poor, socially disadvantaged students with those suffering from significant biological abnormalities has been expanded to create current categories of mental defect. Examines the social and scientific contexts that spawned these categories. Suggests how the past is relevant to…
Descriptors: Cultural Influences, Developmental Disabilities, Educational History, Educational Practices
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Ayres, David – History of Education, 1999
Argues that education under the Khmer Rouge must be examined within the context of the ideology that underpinned the Communist regime and the policies and practices that emanated from that ideology. Explains that the Khmer Rouge attempted to rebuild education within the context of their ideological commitment to self-reliance. (CMK)
Descriptors: Communism, Educational History, Educational Policy, Educational Practices
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Williams, H. G. – History of Education Quarterly, 2000
Examines the relationship between state and inspectorate in Wales by tracing the history of Harry Longueville Jones, the first Her Majesty's Inspectorate (HMI) of Church schools. Considers how he tried to shape an educational system suitable for the needs of Welsh communities. Includes a historical description of Wales. (CMK)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Careers, Cultural Context, Educational History
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Limond, David – History of Education, 2000
Explores issues related to teachering experiences during World War II within Scotland specifically and in Britain generally. Focuses on issues that arise from a case study in a Scottish town during the early war years. Addresses the teachers' role related to keeping national morale in wartime. (CMK)
Descriptors: Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
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Betts, Robin – History of Education, 1998
Reviews the efforts for developing technical education in England that occurred from 1867-89, the reasons for wanting to institute technical education, and the various reasons why the call for technical education failed. Maintains that England's refusal to adopt the technical education approaches of other countries has long been regretted. (CMK)
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries
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Brooks, Ron – History of Education, 1998
Explains that Helen Parkhurst's Dalton Laboratory Plan disappeared quickly in many British schools but remained for over 40 years in the King Alfred School in London (England). Explores the development of the Dalton Plan at King Alfred, why this educational innovation thrived at the school, and the causes for its disappearance. (CMK)
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Innovation, Educational Theories, Elementary Secondary Education
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Mirel, Jeffrey – History of Education Quarterly, 1998
Summarizes the crises and calls for change from 1981-1988 within the Detroit (Michigan) school system that led to the creation of the HOPE (Hayden, Olmstead, and Patrick for Education) coalition. Discusses the years the HOPE coalition headed the school board and the reasons for its failure. Addresses the implications for other cities. (CMK)
Descriptors: Board of Education Role, Economic Factors, Educational Change, Educational Improvement
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Schutt, Amy C. – History of Education Quarterly, 1998
Examines the implications of the Moravians' emphasis on children in their Indian missions and suggests that the Moravians' interests converged with the concerns of Indians about the fate of their own children. Focuses on the history of the missions in the Susquehanna and Ohio valleys between 1765 and 1782. (CMK)
Descriptors: American Indians, Beliefs, Child Rearing, Child Welfare
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Cunningham, Peter; Gardner, Philip – History of Education, 1999
Examines teachers' perceptions of evacuation that prevailed at the outbreak of World War II. Focuses on the teachers' press, central government policy documents, and contemporary evacuation surveys. Explores four issues impinging upon the teachers' role related to the national identity. (CMK)
Descriptors: Child Welfare, Children, Citizenship Education, Educational Environment
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Essen, Mineke van – History of Education, 1999
Provides background information on the state of women teachers' positions in the Netherlands. Addresses changes that accelerated the feminization of teaching and limiting factors faced by women teachers. Discusses three strategies employed by Dutch women teachers and offers a comparative perspective of the position of women teachers until 1920.…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Educational Change, Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education
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