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Peters, Robert – Educational Perspectives, 2015
Progressive schools, by their very nature, need to respond to changing societal conditions. Within that context, learning guided by the teachings of John Dewey will not only make the progressive tradition sustainable but also make it increasingly relevant in a future that will increasingly make demands on students to possess the knowledge to…
Descriptors: Theory Practice Relationship, Progressive Education, Institutional Characteristics, Active Learning
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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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Shimizu, Minoru – Educational Perspectives, 2010
This essay is a history that relates the Japanese tradition of accepting and adapting aspects of foreign culture, especially as it applies to the learning of foreign languages. In particular, the essay describes the history of English education in Japan by investigating its developments after the Meiji era. The author addresses the issues from the…
Descriptors: Foreign Culture, Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Nishimoto, Warren – Educational Perspectives, 2007
This article presents an interview with Albert Nawahi Like, Hawai'i Department of Education teacher from 1927 to 1965. Albert Nawahi Like was born 1900 in Honolulu's Chinatown. When Like was eight years old, his family moved to Kalihi. After the death in 1912 of his father, Edward Like, who was editor of the Hawaiian-language newspaper "Ke…
Descriptors: War, Interviews, Profiles, Personal Narratives
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Mitchell, Donald D. – Educational Perspectives, 1975
Article described the efforts of the Kamehameha Schools to teach a program of Hawaiian subjects to help the young citizens of Hawaii in their quest for knowledge and skills in this culture. (Author/RK)
Descriptors: Cultural Background, Curriculum Development, Educational History, Educational Needs
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Gima, Shinye; Chang, Winona – Educational Perspectives, 1974
This article has been a survey of the development of in-service education in Hawaii, from the standpoints of four major institutions that have been involved: the Department of Education, the Normal School, the University of Hawaii Summer Session and the University of Hawaii Extension Department. (Author)
Descriptors: Educational History, Extension Education, Inservice Teacher Education, State Programs
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Kawahara, Hatsuko – Educational Perspectives, 1974
Discussed the provision of special education and services for handicapped children by the State of Hawaii. (RK)
Descriptors: Charts, Educational History, Educational Objectives, Educational Planning
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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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Gillett, Dorothy – Educational Perspectives, 1975
Article provided a brief survey of past motives for music education in order to put present objectives in perspective. (Author/RK)
Descriptors: Charts, Child Development, Curriculum Design, Educational History
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Gay, Geneva – Educational Perspectives, 1977
Provides an excellent assessment of the "state of the art" of multicultural education. Views it as evolving and maturing in three identifiable stages and argues for Stage 111 that requires conceiving it as "process" rather than "product". (Editor/RK)
Descriptors: Concept Formation, Cross Cultural Training, Cultural Pluralism, Educational Attitudes
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MacDowell, Michael A. – Educational Perspectives, 1978
The author summarizes the goals and programs of the Joint Council on Economic Education (JCEE)--the organization which has led the way in systematizing economic education for the last 30 years. (Editor)
Descriptors: Community Education, Curriculum Development, Economics Education, Educational Attitudes
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Grootaert, Christiaan; Jackstadt, Stephen L. – Educational Perspectives, 1978
This article describes past and present economic education programs in Hawaii, and recent findings relating to the effectiveness of these programs and to the current level of economic literacy in Hawaii. (Editor)
Descriptors: Economics Education, Educational History, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education
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Conrad, Ray W. – Educational Perspectives, 1976
After stating some facts and assumptions supporting the need for a program of civic development for elementary students, an outline of the history and development of legal education programs in Hawaii for students from kindergarten through the twelfth grade was discussed. (Author/RK)
Descriptors: Committees, Course Descriptions, Educational History, Educational Needs
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