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McEwan, Hunter – Educational Perspectives, 2015
John Dewey visited Hawai'i on three separate occasions. Of all three trips, by far the most important, as far as Dewey's influence on education in Hawai'i is concerned, was in 1899 when he came with his wife, Alice Chipman Dewey, to help launch the University Extension program in Honolulu. The Deweys' second trip was a very brief one--twenty years…
Descriptors: Extension Education, Universities, Adoption, Children
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Makaiau, Amber Strong – Educational Perspectives, 2015
In 1918, the author's great great aunt, Sophie Judd Cooke founded a small progressive school in Honolulu. Her brother Henry named it Hanahau'oli School, which means joyful work school. In this essay the author's mother, Linda Summers Strong and the author reflect on the impact of Hanahau'oli School's Deweyan approach to education on the…
Descriptors: School Culture, Family Life, Reflection, Educational History
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Silva, Aulii – Educational Perspectives, 2015
As a Native Hawaiian educator whose kuleana (responsibility, obligation, privilege) is to facilitate increased college enrollment, persistence, graduation, and transfer/career entry for Native Hawaiian students at Leeward Community College, Aulii Silva has honored her personal and professional vocations by investigating how Hawaiian students'…
Descriptors: Change Agents, Educational History, Educational Development, Educational Philosophy
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Castle, Alfred L. – Educational Perspectives, 2015
Hawai'i has often been the beneficiary of the insights of extraordinary men and women who visited the islands and made important observations. Among these was perhaps America's most famous philosopher, John Dewey (1859-1952). First visiting Honolulu in 1899 as the guest of Mary Tenney Castle and her family, Dewey would help establish Hawai'i's…
Descriptors: Progressive Education, Change Agents, Educational History, Educational Development
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Lopez, Leslie – Educational Perspectives, 2013
The very first issue of "Educational Perspectives" was published in October of 1962. Dr. Albert Carr wrote one of the inaugural essays on the topic of current developments in science education, and he went on to write several other articles for the journal. This article shares why Dr. Albert Carr's colleagues remember him for his…
Descriptors: Science Education, Change Agents, Educational Development, Scholarship
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Kneubuhl, James; Fua, Tupua Roy – Educational Perspectives, 2006
A number of circumstances make it difficult for aspiring teachers in American Samoa to earn certification and/or advanced degrees. Young men and women who graduate from the territory's high schools have two options available to them if they plan to continue their education. They can pursue a two-year degree at the American Samoa Community College…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Foreign Countries, Teacher Education, College Role
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Harris, Alex – Educational Perspectives, 2005
Belief in the importance of school readiness has mobilized a broad coalition of concerned stakeholders to become organized and act. As a result, a number of programs, policies, and materials have been developed to improve the readiness of children and of schools. The purpose of this article is to examine the context in which these efforts are…
Descriptors: School Readiness, Transitional Programs, Alignment (Education), Politics of Education
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Chun, Elisabeth – Educational Perspectives, 2005
The school-readiness of Hawai'i's children and the readiness of Hawai'i's schools for entering kindergarteners has been a topic of considerable thought and action in recent years. Indeed, Hawai'i's citizens have long made young children and their education a high priority. The first steps were taken as early as 1894 when the Samuel N. and Mary…
Descriptors: School Readiness, Early Childhood Education, Formative Evaluation, Change Strategies
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Wery, Katherine H.; Piianaia, Norman A. – Educational Perspectives, 1975
Described attempts to interest Hawaiians in their own educational development through the Hawaiian Students' Research Project. (RK)
Descriptors: Educational Attitudes, Educational Development, Educational Experience, Educational Needs
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Sakata, Betsy Y. – Educational Perspectives, 1974
Discussed the need for new continuing education programs and their connection in filling the community's educational needs. (RK)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Community Needs, Developmental Programs, Educational Development
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Furstenberg, Barbara; Carpenter, Thomas F. – Educational Perspectives, 1974
This article outlined the nature of the cooperation of many of Hawaii's communities and other agencies and individuals whose educational goals are similar as it applied to two programs, the Lyceum series and the Lama Ku. (Author/RK)
Descriptors: Cultural Activities, Cultural Awareness, Educational Development, Program Descriptions
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Miller, Bob – Educational Perspectives, 1974
Discussed the development of mass media programs and considered the relative success of those programs currently being used. (RK)
Descriptors: Course Descriptions, Educational Development, Educational Television, Futures (of Society)
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Gray, Mary – Educational Perspectives, 1974
Discussed Hawaii's educational moves to teach a more international program designed to develop public awareness and approach international problems. (RK)
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Educational Development, Educational Objectives, International Programs
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Gleazer, Edmund J., Jr. – Educational Perspectives, 1974
Article investigated educational needs in Hawaii and how their fulfillment will affect various individual demands for greater social roles. (RK)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Community Colleges, Correctional Education, Educational Attitudes
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Kosaki, Richard H. – Educational Perspectives, 1974
Hawaii's past educational history was discussed as well as the development of the community college. (RK)
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Diagrams, Educational Administration, Educational Development
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