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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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Adkins, Michael Jessee – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2016
Afghanistan's public education system has been victimized by the brutal oppression of the Taliban Regime. Schools were destroyed, teachers were executed, and women were prevented from receiving an education. However, the situation has improved in recent years. Public school enrollment rates and educational access for females have substantially…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Progressive Education, Public Education, Womens Education
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Lau, Grace; Ho, Kwok Keung – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2016
This paper will present multiple themes that are intermingled with one another, aiming to bring an overview of sociology of education and its application in the Hong Kong situation. One of the themes concerns how sociology of education has intertwined with the socio-political aspect of Hong Kong before and after year 1997 resulting in different…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Sociology, Early Childhood Education, Curriculum
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Engel, Liba H. – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2013
This article explores the history and pedagogy of Janusz Korczak within the context of his contemporary early Twentieth-Century European Innovative Educators which include Maria Montessori, Homer Lane, A.S. Neill, and Anton Semyonovitch Makarenko. The pedagogies of the aforementioned are compared and contrasted within the literature.
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Montessori Method, Educational History, Teaching Methods
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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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Hein, George E. – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2013
The combination of pedagogy and political aims, a constant theme in the progressive school education literature, is reflected as well in the history of museum education. Museum educators, following the lead of John Dewey, advocated for experiential pedagogy, a natural course for museums since they emphasize learning from objects and experiences…
Descriptors: Progressive Education, Museums, Nonschool Educational Programs, Educational History
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Jorrin Abellan, Ivan M.; Villagra Sobrino, Sara L.; Garcia Sastre, Sara – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2013
During the Spanish Second Republican government (April 1931-July 1939), there was an institutional initiative in the country called "Misiones Pedagogicas", deeply based in the early Deweyan conception of Progressive Education. The aim of this project was bringing access to culture, entertainment and some sort of progress to rural areas…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Faculty Development, Progressive Education, Rural Areas
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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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Arslan, Hasan – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2009
The purpose of this study is to examine the perceptions of elementary school teachers about the sensitiveness of principals, teachers, and curriculum on multicultural education. Education provides the transmission and the advancement of its culture while it is developing and enhancing the common values, the integrity and the progress of…
Descriptors: Multicultural Education, Social Values, Elementary School Teachers, Educational Policy
Eryaman, Mustafa Yunus – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2007
The author situates this paper within ongoing debates in related areas such as reflective practice, critical pedagogy, practical wisdom and critical theory. First, the author identifies some of the problems in the present notions of reflective teaching and progressive teacher education. The analyzes and compares the traditional-technical and…
Descriptors: Critical Theory, Reflective Teaching, Preservice Teacher Education, Higher Education
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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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