ERIC Number: EJ436449
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: 0
Japanese Elementary School Education.
Stevenson, Harold W.
Elementary School Journal, v92 n1 p109-20 Sep 1991
Discusses the development of Japanese elementary education in the context of three periods of its history. Considers salient characteristics of Japanese elementary schools and teaching procedures; these include curriculum; social and moral education; classroom environment; teachers; afterschool classes; college entrance examinations; the kyoiku mama, or "educational mother"; and academic achievement. (BB)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, After School Education, Classroom Environment, College Entrance Examinations, Elementary Education, Elementary School Curriculum, Elementary School Students, Elementary School Teachers, Ethical Instruction, Foreign Countries, Mothers, Parent Aspiration, Program Descriptions, Teaching Methods
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Historical Influences; Japan
Note: Special Issue: International Education