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Nguyen, Ha – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2018
According to Baker and Rytina's (2014), the total number of legal immigrants coming to the United States during the ten years from 1980 to 1989 is 990,000, whereas in two more recent years from 2010 to 2012, the number rose to 2,810,000. As a country with an increasing influx of immigrants from all over the world, the United States has expressed a…
Descriptors: Teacher Education Programs, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Garte, Rebecca – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2017
This paper provides a historical analysis of the past century of progressive education, within the general socio-political context of schooling within the US. The purpose of this review is to create a social, historical and philosophical context for understanding the current narrative of progressive education that exists in educational policy…
Descriptors: Progressive Education, Educational History, Educational Practices, Philosophy
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Mutch, Carol – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2013
In this article, progressive education in New Zealand is examined across three eras. The "revered past" (1870s-1960s) focuses the influence of progressive ideas on the early childhood movement from the establishment of the first kindergarten in 1889 and on the schooling sector from the 1930s to the 1960s. The "contested…
Descriptors: Progressive Education, Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Early Childhood Education
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Kopaliani, Bella; Harnisch, Delwyn L.; Doliashvili, Nana; Guetterman, Timothy C. – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2013
Despite differences among progressive educators, they share the conviction that democracy means active participation by all citizens in the social, political, and economic decisions of their countries. The aim of this paper is to explore how Georgia is meeting goals and perspectives of progressive education by widely implementing civic education…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Progressive Education, Citizen Participation, Citizenship Education
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Edwards, Laura A.; Greenwalt, Kyle A. – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2013
This paper explores what might be seen as a paradox at the heart of the current push to "globalize" education: at a moment when administrators, especially in higher education, are seeking to globalize their programs (often for reasons having to do with increasing international competition and decreasing funding for education), global…
Descriptors: Progressive Education, Social Change, Competition, Global Approach
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Tarman, Bulent – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2011
The purpose of this study is to examine and analyze the historical development, status and purpose of the Turkish social studies curriculum in addition to understanding John Dewey's impact on the modernization of Turkish educational system. Document analysis as a qualitative research method is used in this study. The data were obtained from the…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Foreign Countries, Social Studies, Content Analysis
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Cambourne, Brian; Turbill, Jan – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2007
Cambourne and Turbill trace the growth, change and finally marginalisation of progressive approaches to literacy education by examining whole language philosophy in Australia from the 1960s to the present. Using a critical lens, Cambourne and Turbill describe how whole language has been positioned throughout the last nearly 50 years in terms of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Literacy Education, Educational Change, Time Perspective
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Martin, Gregory – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2006
This article explores the collective works of Peter McLaren and his contribution to critical pedagogy within the field of education and beyond the academy. To understand how McLaren's work took a radical turn in the 1990s, the article traces the historical development of his praxis. In particular, McLaren's engagement with the postmodern Left and…
Descriptors: Critical Theory, Teaching Methods, Educational History, Educational Philosophy
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Gilles, Carol – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2006
Whole language is a dynamic and generative philosophy of education that started as a grass roots teacher movement. Throughout its history it has been lauded worldwide as well as being attacked. This article explores whole language through two lenses. First it examines the history of whole language through the eyes of someone who participated in…
Descriptors: Whole Language Approach, Educational History, Educational Trends, Futures (of Society)
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Feng, Luo – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2006
In this article, the author aims to develop a macro level understanding of home education and its research in China. The author analyzes the background, the reasons of revival, special features, and major contents of home education research in the late 70s and early 80s of the 20th century, and explores the development in the succeeding three…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Research, Educational History, Intellectual History
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Kunyuan, Xu; Rudi, Zeng – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2006
It is a fine tradition of Chinese to instill in children the concept of "filial piety" in home education. In recent years, however, "piety education" is getting weaker and even neglected, especially among the one-child family in Mainland China. The authors of this article argue that in order to continue and develop the fine…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Development, Educational History, Educational Practices
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Hyslop-Margison, Emery J.; Richardson, Theresa – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2005
In this paper, we examine the current siege on progressivism in light of these dual tendencies from both an historical and contemporary perspective. We defend the democratic objectives of progressive education from various contemporary attacks that view student-centered learning as academically inefficacious. With the assistance of Dewey's…
Descriptors: Progressive Education, Humanism, Democracy, Citizenship Education