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Beauvais, Clémentine – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2016
This article pays attention to the regional embeddedness of early research on giftedness, looking principally at the works of Lewis Terman and his peers, between the 1910s and 1930s. The rhetoric, ideology, and aesthetics of giftedness in those early works were, I argue, stamped by the context and imaginary of Progressive-Era California and shaped…
Descriptors: Gifted, Aesthetics, Geographic Regions, Educational History
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Ramsey, Paul J. – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2014
This article examines the ways in which the very idea of teacher education in the United States was transplanted from foreign lands. Teacher education, particularly normal school training, was based on a model imported from despotic Prussia, a model that was popularised by French and American visitors to the northeastern German land. Although…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, International Education, Influences, Educational History
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Berrio, Julio Ruiz; Rabazas, Teresa; Ramos, Sara – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2006
The influence of the New Education Movement in Spain throughout the twentieth century is examined here because the reception of the educational ideas and the teaching practices of an avant-garde international movement are of inherent interest in the history of education. Among the many routes such an introduction might take, the authors will look…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Teacher Education, Educational Practices
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Labaree, David F. – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2005
This paper tells a story about progressivism, schools and schools of education in twentieth-century America. Depending on one's position in the politics of education, this story can assume the form of a tragedy or a romance, or perhaps even a comedy. The heart of the tale is the struggle for control of American education in the early twentieth…
Descriptors: Progressive Education, Schools of Education, Schools, Educational History