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Curcio, Frances R. – 2002
This guide and accompanying videotape are a product of the seminar "Analyzing the Teaching of Mathematics in Japan and the United States" held in Tokyo, Japan, following the 9th International Congress of Mathematical Education in August, 2000. The purpose is to introduce the concept of Japanese lesson study to the American mathematics…
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Mathematics Education
Kite, Yuriko K.; Nunan, David – 1995
The origins and design of a framework for Japanese second language instruction and curriculum development, created for use in international schools in Japan, are described. The effort was part of a Japanese Language Project undertaken by the Japanese Council for International Schools and funded by the Japanese Ministry of Education. The guiding…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Curriculum Design, Curriculum Development, Educational Strategies
Reardon, Betty A. – 1996
In this article the phenomenon of bullying is discussed, using a model for detecting and monitoring cases of bullying used by Japanese teachers. Bullying is viewed as symptomatic of a deeper problem, lack of respect for the dignity and integrity of others. Such respect is a central value in a culture of peace. Bullying is a major threat to…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Behavior Modification, Bullying, Elementary Secondary Education
Nagasaki, Eizo; Becker, Jerry P. – 1993
In Japan, assessment in classroom teaching cannot be considered apart from classroom lessons. This paper describes typical mathematics classroom situations and some of the developments in classroom assessment underway in Japan. The first section of the paper discusses classroom teaching, including whole-class instruction, discussion, objectives,…
Descriptors: Alternative Assessment, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Informal Assessment
Becker, Jerry P., Ed. – 1989
A delegation of 22 mathematics educators sponsored by the Illinois Council of Teachers of Mathematics visited Japan September 23-October 11, 1988. The group included teachers from elementary through university levels. The group visited 16 schools, 2 teacher training colleges, a scientific university, and 2 juku schools in the four major population…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Computer Uses in Education, Cultural Differences, Cultural Influences
White, Caryn – 1993
This document consists of an annotated bibliography of publications, audio visual materials, and other items available through Yale University's East Asian Resource and Education Program. The document begins with a discussion of the program, its goals and objectives, teacher and school projects, publications, and special events. There is also a…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Area Studies, Asian Studies, Audiovisual Aids
Rogers, Bruce – 1990
Elements of the Japanese educational system were examined to determine if they could be incorporated into U.S. practices. Research was reviewed in five areas, and annotations for each section were organized chronologically beginning with the most recent. The five areas covered were: (1) differences in test scores of achievement and cognitive…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Cross Cultural Studies, Curriculum Design, Educational Objectives
Wojtan, Linda S., Ed.; Spence, Donald, Ed. – 1992
This collection of essays presents a rationale for incorporating teaching about Japan in the K-12 curriculum. The volume provides practical examples and guidelines about how to achieve this goal. The essays are organized into three main categories--professional development, curriculum design and enhancement, and exchange. The essays include:…
Descriptors: Area Studies, Curriculum Design, Curriculum Development, Educational Change
Alberta Dept. of Education, Edmonton. Communications Branch. – 1992
This study was intended to promote discussion between business leaders and educators in Alberta (Canada) on the quality of Alberta's education system and its relation to the province's economic competitiveness. The study offers an objective comparison of materials used in grades 7 to 12 to teach mathematics, physics, and chemistry in Japan,…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Curriculum Development, Educational Change, Educational Objectives
Japanese National Inst. of Special Education, Tokyo. – 1988
This case study was prepared in conjunction with a Unesco survey of its member states concerning educational services for individuals with handicaps. The case study of Japan focuses on: (1) special education policy; (2) legislation, administration, and organization; (3) special education and vocational education provisions for students with…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Delivery Systems, Disabilities, Educational Administration
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Eder, Elizabeth K. – International Journal of Social Education, 1995
Describes the International Center for the Study of Educational Policy and Human Values at the University of Maryland. Asserts that it has achieved its two original goals of assisting experienced leaders to integrate an intercultural dimension into programs and develop model intercultural programs and training materials. (CFR)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational Change, Educational History, Educational Resources
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Jones, Jean Ellen; Davenport, Melanie – Art Education, 1996
Defines self-regulated learning as a problem-solving or goal-directed process orchestrated by the student but influenced by others in the student's environment. Discovers that self-regulating programs in Japan and the United States are remarkably similar with some differences. Praises Japanese instructors' emphasis on effort over ability. (MJP)
Descriptors: Art Education, Comparative Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries
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O'Connell, Ken – School Arts, 1984
The village of Otani, located on the island of Shikoku, Japan, is the home of Mori pottery. Time has changed Mori pottery, but the craftspeople of Otani maintain many traditional practices. (RM)
Descriptors: Art Education, Ceramics, Cultural Awareness, Design Crafts
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Loudon, Sarah – Art Education, 1996
Presents four lesson plans centered around artworks involving Japanese clothing. Instructional materials include color plates of a 19th century print showing women's clothing, two beautifully handcrafted coats, and a coverlet in kimono form. The lesson plans discuss Japanese clothing, art, society, and culture. (MJP)
Descriptors: Art Activities, Art Appreciation, Art Education, Art History
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Cogan, John J.; Grossman, David L. – Social Education, 1991
Discusses the influence of Japan on educational reform in the United States. Identifies economic self-interest and global competitiveness as the motivations for increased U.S. instruction about Asia and the Pacific region. Expresses concern that such a competitive outlook is unlikely to produce a global perspective. (DK)
Descriptors: Asian Studies, Competition, Curriculum Development, Economics
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