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Putjata, Galina – Journal of Education, 2017
Transnational mobility across the world is opposed by a monocultural mind-set at school, which has led educational researchers across the world to call for a multilingual and multicultural turn. This article presents a qualitative study that investigates immigrant teachers' role in this transformation process. Framed by the specific historical…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Role, Biographies
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Hiebert, Elfrieda H. – Journal of Education, 2015
Over the past 50 years, substantial changes have occurred in the texts used for beginning reading instruction. This article analyzes four perspectives that have most influenced these texts in the United States over this period and the changes in these texts in relation to those in the nation's demographics and young children's literacy-related…
Descriptors: Beginning Reading, Reading Instruction, Textbook Content, Educational History
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Learner, Bernice – Journal of Education, 2006
The evolution of character education as part of curriculum over the centuries is discussed with focus on literature on psychological and ethical issues.
Descriptors: Values Education, Ethics, Ethical Instruction, Psychology
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Journal of Education, 2006
The trend in ethical teaching in public schools in the United States since the World War II is analyzed.
Descriptors: Ethics, Values Education, Ethical Instruction, Public Schools
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Stillings, Cara – Journal of Education, 2005
Amid concerns about standards, testing, and accountability, talk of the impact of No Child Left Behind (NCLB) on another recent education reform, charter schooling, is conspicuously absent. As public schools, charter schools across the country are subject to NCLB's testing requirements. At first blush, it seems only fair that charter schools…
Descriptors: Charter Schools, Accountability, Institutional Autonomy, Federal Legislation
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Schickedanz, Judith A. – Journal of Education, 1995
Schools for young children, a recent phenomenon, have become increasingly common in the 20th century, but are still not an integral part of most school systems. It remains to be seen if the 21st century will see the development of seamless systems of education from preschool through third grade. (SLD)
Descriptors: Articulation (Education), Early Childhood Education, Educational History, Elementary Education
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McConnell, Judith L. – Journal of Education, 1995
A professor and students from Washburn University, Topeka (Kansas) interviewed C. S. Sudduth, one of the few remaining alumni of the Tennessee Town Kindergarten, the first kindergarten for black children west of the Mississippi, founded in 1893. His story preserves a history of educational innovation and equal opportunities for black students.…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Black Students, Early Childhood Education, Educational History
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Powell, Douglas R.; Diamond, Karen E. – Journal of Education, 1995
Examines parent-teacher relationships in early childhood programs, including those for children with disabilities, across five eras of the 20th century. The general approaches have been the earlier tendency to view parents as learners in need of information and the recent trend to involve them in program decision making. (SLD)
Descriptors: Disabilities, Early Childhood Education, Educational History, Information Needs
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Teale, William H. – Journal of Education, 1995
Outlines the most important 20th century developments in reading instruction for young children, analyzing why an approach was tried, and presenting results of these instructional efforts. It is concluded that the current perspective that seems to meet the needs of most children is that of emergent literacy. (SLD)
Descriptors: Early Reading, Educational History, Educational Trends, Elementary Education
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Saracho, Olivia N.; Spodek, Bernard – Journal of Education, 1995
Reviews the history of the portrayal of play in art and literature, and presents classical and contemporary theories of play and its use in early childhood education. Modern theories suggest that play can help children deal with their emotions and understand the physical and social world. (SLD)
Descriptors: Child Behavior, Children, Comprehension, Early Childhood Education
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Cottle, Thomas J.; Fain, Gerald S. – Journal of Education, 1998
Articles in this special issue explore the place of special education in the context of liberal democracy, describing why special education was created, what it was intended to do, and where it is headed. (SLD)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Democracy, Educational History, Educational Needs
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Elkind, David – Journal of Education, 1998
Describes and analyzes changing concepts of childhood and special needs education in the modern era, from the 17th century through World War II, and the postmodern era beginning in the middle of the 20th century. The "reinvention" of childhood in the postmodern era has included children with special physical needs and assured their right to…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Childhood Needs, Disabilities, Educational History
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Perkins, Linda M. – Journal of Education, 1990
The organizational efforts of a small cadre of professionally trained Black women, the National Association of College Women (NACW), are examined for the period 1923-54. The efforts of the NACW shed light on the impact of gender as well as race on leadership by these women. (SLD)
Descriptors: Agency Role, Black Education, Black History, Black Influences
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Weiler, Kathleen – Journal of Education, 1990
Education's role in the Allensworth Colony (California) is examined between the colony's founding in 1908 and its decline in the early 1920s. Allensworth was established by African Americans as a model community. Implications of the Allensworth experience and Black opposition to a planned segregated polytechnic institute are discussed. (SLD)
Descriptors: Black History, Black Influences, Blacks, Community Development
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Franklin, V. P. – Journal of Education, 1990
Community leadership roles taken by African-American educators between 1795 and 1954 are reviewed, including biographical sketches of several prominent Blacks. Educators were major figures in African-American movements toward specific cultural objectives. (SLD)
Descriptors: Accountability, Biographies, Black History, Black Institutions
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