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Lock, Theresa F. – Educational Perspectives, 2017
The author has been working for over four decades in the field of early childhood education (ECE). She is currently entering her fifth year as an early childhood teacher educator with the University of Hawai'i at Manoa (UHM) College of Education. In her role, the author is teaching future professionals in a dual degree program with a preschool…
Descriptors: Lifelong Learning, Early Childhood Education, Doctoral Programs, Doctoral Degrees
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Kiili, Rebecca Kapolei – Educational Perspectives, 2017
The author's introduction to the field of qualitative research in the EdD program began with analyzing the artistry of a practitioner researcher. Arriving in the space of an emerging artist practitioner researcher has been soulfully synchronistic and life affirming because of the magic the author has experienced in the convergence and alignment of…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Doctoral Programs, Stereotypes, Self Concept
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Lin, Alvin – Educational Perspectives, 2017
This paper is an autoethnographic exploration of the topic of artistry in the author's work as an educator and what it means to be an artist and practitioner researcher, given his own history with the concept of art as a strained one. In this paper, the author discusses how his struggle for an identity as an artist in research has led to personal…
Descriptors: Autobiographies, Ethnography, Artists, Art Teachers
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Acido, Jeffrey Tangonan – Educational Perspectives, 2016
In this article, the author offers the genealogy of his articulation of an emerging pedagogical praxis. He offers, through his discussion of "Nakem" Pedagogy, the profound realization that comes from one's story--a story in itself, not simply a story as a tool or medium, but a story as empirical evidence of one's ontological becoming--an…
Descriptors: Critical Theory, Personal Narratives, Biographies
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Vorsino, Mary – Educational Perspectives, 2015
In this review, Mary Vorsino writes that she is interested in keeping the potential influences of women pragmatists of Dewey's day in mind while presenting modern feminist re readings of Dewey. She wishes to construct a narrowly-focused and succinct literature review of thinkers who have donned a feminist lens to analyze Dewey's approaches to…
Descriptors: Feminism, Literature Reviews, Educational Practices, Change Agents
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Toyoda, Mitsuyo – Educational Perspectives, 2012
The author's first impression of the philosophy for children program in Hawai'i (p4c) was a strong, intuitive feeling that this approach to education can be a vehicle to change the world. This feeling has not faded at all in the course of her five-year commitment to p4c. Yet, as the author has exchanged her ideas about p4c with teachers and…
Descriptors: Thinking Skills, Foreign Countries, Ethical Instruction, Exchange Programs
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Yos, Thomas B. – Educational Perspectives, 2012
The author has been working at the same elementary school in Hawai'i for nearly twenty years. Nearly ten years ago, he argued in his doctoral dissertation that philosophy for children and its pedagogy of the community of inquiry is good for kids. His thesis is this: In today's American educational climate, with its laser-sharp focus on…
Descriptors: Philosophy, Caring, Thinking Skills, Accountability
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Jones, Tammy – Educational Perspectives, 2012
NCLB has created a climate where teachers feel increasingly pressured to ensure their students pass the test, with the result that they allocate less time for purposeful and authentic learning experiences (Kohn, 2004). Thus, rote memorization is favored over inquiry. Teachers must aim to create a classroom environment that recognizes and values…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Classroom Environment, Memorization, Federal Legislation
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Parkes, Graham – Educational Perspectives, 2009
Over the past several decades film and video have been steadily infiltrating the philosophy curriculum at colleges and universities. Traditionally, teachers of philosophy have not made much use of "audiovisual aids" in the classroom beyond the chalk board or overhead projector, with only the more adventurous playing audiotapes, for example, or…
Descriptors: Nonprint Media, Audiovisual Aids, Teaching Methods, Instructional Design
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Lum, Darrell H. Y. – Educational Perspectives, 2008
In this article, the author explores local culture and local cultural practices in an attempt to understand the forces and influences that have affected the development of a local identity as well as the persistence of Pidgin (Hawai'i Creole) as its language. The author begins with an introductory discussion of themes that emerge in two short…
Descriptors: Ethnicity, Pidgins, Creoles, Local Norms
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Booth, Marlene – Educational Perspectives, 2008
In this essay, the author discusses her experiences in creating her film about Hawai'i Creole. She shares how she chronicles the essence of local life in the film through Pidgin. She also discusses how she came to understand the power of Pidgin, its centrality in people's lives, and its place in defining the uniqueness of Hawai'i. As the author…
Descriptors: Pidgins, Creoles, Hawaiians, Language Attitudes
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Yokota, Thomas – Educational Perspectives, 2008
In this essay, the author examines the attitudes that people in Hawai'i have about Hawai'i Creole. The author first describes the background of the language and explores educators' views from the 1920s to 1940s about Hawai'i Creole (HC), which was first viewed as the the "Pidgin problem" in Hawai'i. The frustrations expressed by…
Descriptors: Pidgins, Creoles, Language Attitudes, Interviews
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Educational Perspectives, 2008
This article presents an adaptation of a position paper written by Da Pidgin Coup, a group of concerned faculty and students in the Department of Second Language Studies (SLS). In fall 1999, the group became concerned about a statement made by the chairman of the Board of Education implicating Pidgin in the poor results of the students of Hawai'i…
Descriptors: Pidgins, Writing Tests, Position Papers, Creoles
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Sakoda, Kent; Tamura, Eileen H. – Educational Perspectives, 2008
For a number of years, Kent Sakoda has been teaching at the University of Hawai'i at Manoa in the Department of Second Language Studies. His course, "Pidgin and Creole English in Hawai'i," is popular among students on campus. He has also taught at Hawai'i Pacific University. Because of his expertise on the grammar of Pidgin (Hawai'i…
Descriptors: Municipalities, Pidgins, Creoles, Japanese
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Au, Kathryn H. – Educational Perspectives, 2008
Every multicultural society has a language of power--the language spoken by members of the dominant group or groups--as well as languages that lack power because they are spoken by members of the subordinate group or groups. The ascension of one language over another has long been a source of controversy in Hawai'i, as it has in many parts of the…
Descriptors: Creoles, Reading Achievement, Literacy, Reading Instruction
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