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Nawrotzki, Kristen D. – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2007
Developed by the German pedagogue Friedrich Froebel (1782-1852), the Kindergarten offered a revolutionary educational program for young children. In the mid-nineteenth century, after several decades of limited success in the German states, Froebel's Kindergarten began to be transplanted to other countries, including the USA and England. The…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Nursery Schools, Kindergarten, Social Networks
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Whitehead, Kay; Peppard, Judith – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2006
This paper examines the grammar of schooling and educational innovations that were being promulgated transnationally in the 1920s and 1930s. First, the paper explores how some elements of the grammar of schooling such as age grading, year-long courses of study and annual employment contracts for teachers were mediated by local circumstances in…
Descriptors: Educational Innovation, Courses, Teacher Employment, Progressive Education