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Scheuerell, Scott – Social Studies, 2021
The author describes how high school students can use Google Tour Builder to track the impact of local Civil War veterans by conducting research with primary and secondary sources. In the article, there is a description of an example from Larned, Kansas where more than one hundred Civil War veterans settled a community on the plains. Digitized…
Descriptors: Social Studies, History Instruction, War, Veterans
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Kim, Sun; Kang, Sungwoo – History of Education, 2021
This paper explores relations between literacy education, ideology and politics, based on an analysis of educational reforms during Soviet and US military occupation in North and South Korea. Following the end of the Second World War, anti-illiteracy campaigns in the two Koreas became important means of political socialisation for Koreans amid the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Literacy Education, Ideology, Politics of Education
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Ksir, Amy E.; Allman, Justin M.; Hetherington, Noble, III.; Selbach-Allen, Megan E.; Skipper, Daphne – PRIMUS, 2021
Over the past 10 years, the authors of this paper have implemented a series of project-based and inquiry-based learning initiatives in the calculus sequence at our institution. These initiatives took place in a department with an existing strong culture supporting teaching innovation and improvement. In this paper, we describe three initiatives in…
Descriptors: Calculus, Mathematics Instruction, Inquiry, Teaching Methods
Nowicki, Jacqueline M. – US Government Accountability Office, 2021
Approximately 650,000 military dependent children in the U.S. face various challenges that may affect their schooling, according to Department of Defense (DOD). The Government Accountability Office (GAO) was asked to examine the schooling options available to school-age dependents of active-duty servicemembers. This report describes: (1) available…
Descriptors: Military Personnel, School Choice, Accountability, Public Schools
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Loss, Christopher P. – History of Education Quarterly, 2020
America's sprawling system of colleges and universities has been built on the ruins of war. After the American Revolution the cash-strapped central government sold land grants to raise revenue and build colleges and schools in newly conquered lands. During the Civil War, the federal government built on this earlier precedent when it passed the…
Descriptors: Higher Education, War, World History, United States History
Office of Management and Budget, Executive Office of the President, 2020
The "Budget of the United States Government, Fiscal Year 2021" contains the Budget Message of the President, information on the President's priorities, and summary tables. This year's Budget includes $4.4 trillion in savings--bringing deficits down each year, and putting the Federal Government on a path to a balanced budget in 15 years.…
Descriptors: Federal Government, Budgets, Expenditures, Public Agencies
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Jabeen, Firasat – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 2020
This paper identifies the issues of internal orientalism that are reproduced at a micro level within Pakistan because of English linguistic imperialism. The unequal education system engenders attitudes of English supremacy. Orientalism supports global divisions East and West wherein the former is subservient to the latter. This division is…
Descriptors: Foreign Policy, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Language Attitudes
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Grady, Melissa L. – Journal of Historical Research in Music Education, 2020
This historical investigation explores the life of George N. Heller (1941-2004) and his influence on historical research in music education and music therapy. By means of primary source materials, including preserved presentation resources and outlines, publications, and interviews, this historical investigation explores Heller's life and career…
Descriptors: Music Education, Educational Research, Music Therapy, Primary Sources
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Thomas, Ted; Berg, Paul – New Directions for Student Leadership, 2020
The United States Air Force and the Army's Command and General Staff School use case studies to educate students about their responsibilities to exercise moral courage and effective followership in their military units. This chapter examines followership training and education at different levels within the US Army, both in professional military…
Descriptors: Armed Forces, Military Training, Military Schools, Power Structure
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Qazi, M. Habib – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 2020
This qualitative study problematizes the interplay between Pakistan's national curriculum textbooks and students' militaristic national identity constructions in six state-schools. Drawing on field-data collected employing interviews with twelve teachers and focus-groups and participatory tools with four-hundred and twenty-four students, it also…
Descriptors: Correlation, Self Concept, National Curriculum, Textbooks
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Breit, Moritz; Brunner, Martin; Preckel, Franzis – Developmental Psychology, 2020
Differentiation of intelligence refers to changes in the structure of intelligence that depend on individuals' level of general cognitive ability (ability differentiation hypothesis) or age (developmental differentiation hypothesis). The present article aimed to investigate ability differentiation, developmental differentiation, and their…
Descriptors: Intelligence, Cognitive Ability, Adolescents, Age Differences
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Martinez, Eligio; Huerta, Adrian H. – Education and Urban Society, 2020
Chicanos/Latinos comprise the largest racial and ethnic population in the U.S. public K-12 schools, yet hold some of the largest rates of academic underperformance in high school and college completion. This study aims at understanding the academic trajectories of five Chicano/Latino males and their decision to enlist in the military after high…
Descriptors: Social Mobility, Hispanic American Students, Underachievement, Decision Making
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Westerman, William – History of Education, 2020
The Department of Military Studies at the University of Sydney ran courses from 1907 to 1915. The manner in which it functioned and the role it played is not widely understood, in particular how it was integrated with the Commonwealth Military Forces. Within the history of the development of the Australian military it is usually treated as a…
Descriptors: Military Training, Armed Forces, Foreign Countries, Educational History
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Mele, Paul A. – New Directions for Student Leadership, 2020
This chapter focuses on the Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) and how military science programs develop leaders for service in the military profession.
Descriptors: Military Personnel, Military Training, Military Science, Leadership Training
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Riggan, Jennifer – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2020
This paper uses the case of Eritrea to explore tensions between education and militarisation as forms of everyday state-making and examine how teachers constitute the state in the process of navigating these tensions. In 2003 Eritrea merged educational and military institutions. Teachers responded to the new policies by alternately joining in with…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Case Studies, Social Systems
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