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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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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