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ERIC Number: EJ531224
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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ISSN: ISSN-0300-4430
Culture and the Japanese Kindergarten Curriculum: A Historical View.
Shirakawa, Yoko
Early Child Development and Care, v123 p183-92 Sep 1996
Provides a brief history of Japanese early childhood education. Explains that the kindergarten idea came from Western countries and was adapted to Japanese society by the Ministry of Education and by Christian missionaries. Presents examples of these adaptations in the Japanese translations of Froebel's books as well as in the development of Japanese school music for the kindergarten. (Author/MOK)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Japan