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Taone, Beth – Educational Perspectives, 2019
While reflecting on her own educational experiences, author Beth Taone discusses how she came up with an educational philosophy called Tri-Excellence. Taone believes that students will only be able to succeed in school if three things are in place--Student Excellence + Teacher Excellence + Family/Community Excellence. Here she describes…
Descriptors: Educational Philosophy, Educational Quality, Teacher Competencies, Family Influence
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Sojot, Amy N. – Educational Perspectives, 2019
This paper is organized around five sections. The first section provides a brief background on post foundational inquiry and new materialism, two approaches that frame the conversation regarding sensation, thingness, and pedagogy. Following this introduction, further section titles incorporate dialogue from the Slimer scene. The next two sections…
Descriptors: Inquiry, Instruction, Teaching Methods, Educational Methods
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Tavares, Hannah M. – Educational Perspectives, 2016
This essay describes the collaboration of the author with a community-based organization of women serving a predominantly, but not exclusively, immigrant and diasporic Filipino community in the county of Hawai'i to co-create an education project. It offers an analysis of two seemingly divergent communities and their presumably distinct practices…
Descriptors: Community Organizations, Females, Discourse Analysis, Risk
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Desai, Maharaj – Educational Perspectives, 2016
This paper is based on the experiences of the author as a student, educator, and Filipina/o. The author explores the multiple traumas in the community that he grew up in that impacted his experiences as well as those of his family and the connection of those traumas to colonialism. The author also examines the possibilities for healing from those…
Descriptors: Foreign Policy, Trauma, Filipino Americans, Psychology
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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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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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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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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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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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Clopton, Robert W. – Educational Perspectives, 2015
The subject of the annual Presidential address of Phi Kappa Phi, presented on May 8, 1962, was John Dewey. Dewey is identified in the public mind chiefly as an educational philosopher. In this address, the author describes the life and work of John Dewey as an indefatigable student of life whose interests ranged, like those of Aristotle, over the…
Descriptors: Change Agents, Recognition (Achievement), Educational Philosophy, Conference Papers
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Butnor, Ashby – Educational Perspectives, 2012
The author was involved in philosophy for children (p4c) Hawai'i for many years during her graduate studies. It was her first introduction to "teaching," or, more accurately, the facilitation of philosophical inquiry. What she would call the "p4c pedagogy" has become infused into her undergraduate teaching. The Good Thinker's…
Descriptors: Safety, Educational Philosophy, Philosophy, Children
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Odierna, Rebecca – Educational Perspectives, 2012
It was the last day of Philosophy 492, the author's college course dedicated to teaching the principles and strategies of philosophy for children (p4c) Hawai'i. Months before she joined the Philosophy 492 class, she was asked to join Emerging Humanity as a volunteer in a project that focused on enhancing the classroom environments at the…
Descriptors: Educational Philosophy, Rural Education, Foreign Countries, Educational Change
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Miwa, Ralph M. – Educational Perspectives, 1974
Article considered the changing dimensions of the socio-economic context in Hawaii and they might affect procedures, policies, and philosophies in the community colleges. (Author/RK)
Descriptors: Campuses, Collective Bargaining, College Role, Community Colleges
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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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Welle, Kangichy R. – Educational Perspectives, 1979
With reference to the cultural and linguistic factors operative in Micronesia, the author outlines the development of special education there. Particular attention is given to the special education teacher training program at the Community College of Micronesia. (SJL)
Descriptors: Classification, Community Colleges, Cultural Background, Developing Nations
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