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Boedicker, Leslie Kuhn – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2013
The need for progressive education is prevalent in one of the most underserved portions of the population: the adult developmentally disabled. Though John Dewey wrote little on the education of the disabled, his philosophy, and that of Mahatma Gandhi's, lend themselves to the further education of this unique segment of society. In this paper, I…
Descriptors: Progressive Education, Developmental Disabilities, Educational Methods, Adults
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Nam, Chaebong – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2013
This paper shows how the legacy of Jane Addams' socialized education can live on in today's progressive education, especially in the digital age. Discussion is drawn from a case study of an anti-underage drinking campaign conducted by urban youth of color in an afterschool program. The media ecology environment in the campaign--the integrated…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Progressive Education, Technological Advancement, Influence of Technology
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Lynch, Matthew – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2012
This article examines three interlinked problems facing public schools today: how to recruit, retain, and pay our teachers. The article begins with an overview of the current situation in the United States, paying particular attention to schools in areas where minorities are the majority. It goes on to examine some of the causes of teacher…
Descriptors: Charter Schools, Teacher Persistence, Faculty Mobility, Teacher Recruitment
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Nam, Chaebong – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2012
Citizenship is fundamentally defined by praxis--i.e., engagement in local and diverse forms of civic practices--rather than by a legal status tied to the nation-state (Tully, 2008). This study examined the participatory democracy practices of a community activist group that was organizing to resist gentrification in a Puerto Rican community in…
Descriptors: Activism, Youth Programs, Community Leaders, Citizenship