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Scholz, Marcel – Global Education Review, 2023
This paper uses a selected case study to show how the theoretical topos of formal stage theory of Herbartian provenance, which originated in the German-speaking world, underwent an adaptation and semantic shift in U.S. discourse around 1900. The findings presented here relate to the interpretation of the human cognitive process and the subsequent…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Educational Theories, Discourse Analysis, Educational History
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Kenklies, Karsten – Global Education Review, 2023
When Herbart in 1802 introduced the concept of "Pedagogical Tact" in his first lecture on pedagogy, he answered to a systematic problem that had also troubled his predecessor: It was within his theory of judgement that Immanuel Kant attempted to solve the problem of the relation of theory and practice, of theoretical and practical…
Descriptors: Educational Philosophy, Teaching Methods, Educational Theories, Theory Practice Relationship
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Waterman-Evans, Louis – Global Education Review, 2023
This conceptual research analyses the historical development of the German concept of "Bildung" to the Danish "dannelse." The starting point is J.G. Fichte's 1808 "Addresses to the German Nation," in which "Bildung" is analyzed as a key concept. The paper illustrates the influence Fichte had on N.F.S.…
Descriptors: Educational Philosophy, Educational History, Moral Values, Social Integration
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Liu, Jia; Chen, Yueling – Global Education Review, 2023
In Chinese philosophy, scholars have been discussing a long-standing and unresolved matter (Fan, 2019; Lupke, 2005; Wu, 2009), namely Ming[character omitted]. Ming, often translated as life, fate, or command, was initially understood as orders and arrangements from heaven (Fan, 2019). However, since the Kongzi (Confucius) period, the focus of…
Descriptors: Asian Culture, Philosophy, Personal Autonomy, Foreign Countries
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Jacobsen Evenshaug, Aurora; Lie, Elin Rødahl – Global Education Review, 2023
In 2017, a new core curriculum was implemented in Norwegian primary and secondary education, replacing the core curriculum from 1997. While the concept of "danning" is present in both curricula, its meaning and use seem to change. The concept of "danning" has a played a significant role in Norwegian society and educational…
Descriptors: Core Curriculum, Educational History, Foreign Countries, Elementary Secondary Education
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Westberg, Johannes – Global Education Review, 2023
The 19th century saw the rise of mass schooling. School acts were published, increasing number of teachers were trained and hired, and children increasingly attended schools. This development was strongest in Europe and North America, with schooling in the USA, France and Prussia leading the way. While this development with its national and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Practices, Educational History, European History
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Eric Martone – Global Education Review, 2023
In 1950, the Sisters of Mercy opened Mercy Junior College in Tarrytown, New York for younger members of their order. In 1961, with financial assistance from the Rockefeller family, they relaunched it as a private 4-year institution for women at a new complex in Dobbs Ferry. From 1911 onward, however, the Rockefellers had a complex relationship…
Descriptors: Private Financial Support, Womens Education, Philanthropic Foundations, Educational History
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May, Helen – Global Education Review, 2022
Miss Isabel Little was a Scottish infant teacher who immigrated to New Zealand in 1912. She was described as a "Froebel trained Scot from Edinburgh" and known around Wellington education circles for her "modern methods". In contrast to known Froebelian pioneers, Miss Little's historical footprint is light but the few glimpses…
Descriptors: Educational History, Early Childhood Education, Strategic Planning, Foreign Countries
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Castner, Daniel; Maron-Puntarelli, Cecilia – Global Education Review, 2022
For early childhood educators, few individuals have more historical significance than Friedrich Froebel. Froebelian approaches traveled across the Atlantic and inspired early childhood educators in the United States during the progressive era. Although early childhood professionals in the United States still celebrate the inventor of kindergarten,…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Early Childhood Teachers, Educational History, Educational Theories
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Flemig, Sophie; McNair, Lynn – Global Education Review, 2022
In this article, we engage with a question that has occupied the professional, policy, and popular discourse on education and socialization: are a child's development potential and outcomes contingent on innate abilities ("nature") or environment ("nurture") (Plomin, DeFries, & Fulker, 1988; Stiles, 2011; Tabery, 2014;…
Descriptors: Nature Nurture Controversy, Child Development, Environmental Influences, Educational Change
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Petrová, Zuzana; Zápotocná, Olga – Global Education Review, 2018
This paper describes the development of preschool literacy education in Slovakia, beginning with the communist era, when the country was isolated from broader international academic discourse and early literacy research, then the period after the fall of the totalitarian regime up to the present day. It describes how the traditional approach to…
Descriptors: Literacy Education, Educational Change, Educational Legislation, Cognitive Development
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Fu, Tian – Global Education Review, 2017
Today it is accepted that the development of gifted and talented children is important to enable a nation to compete successfully. In China, though the estimated number of gifted children reaches 20 million (Chu, 2012), gifted education has seldom received sufficient support. The objections to gifted education always suppress suggestions that…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Gifted, Correlation, Foreign Countries
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Repko-Erwin, Melia E. – Global Education Review, 2017
Since the passage of "No Child Left Behind" (NCLB) in 2001, public schools in the United States have witnessed an influx of reforms intended to elevate students' academic standing in a global economy. The unprecedented federal involvement in education resulting from the passage of NCLB has propelled a nationwide movement to standardize…
Descriptors: Kindergarten, Public Schools, Literature Reviews, Academic Standards
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Bialik, Gadi; Shefi, Noa – Global Education Review, 2017
Since the 1970s, Israel's educational policy has been undergoing a change generated by the neo-liberal agenda. In this light, it is not surprising that since the 1990s, Israel's education system has adopted the main characteristics of the Global Education Reform Movement (GERM). In light of this, the current research will focus on a newly born…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Policy Analysis, Preschool Education, Foreign Countries
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Fife, Brian L. – Global Education Review, 2016
The common school philosophy of the nineteenth century in the United States is revisited from a contemporary perspective. Is the basic ethos of the philosophy of Horace Mann and others still relevant today? This question is examined and applied to the conservative advocacy of free markets, individual freedom, and school choice in order to assess…
Descriptors: School Choice, Educational Philosophy, Educational History, Advocacy
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