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Luckey, Eric – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2018
This article reexamines the intellectual history of the first public kindergartens, established in St Louis, Missouri, by William Torrey Harris and Elizabeth Blow in 1873. This piece argues that historians have overlooked a critical influence on the establishment of the first public kindergartens; namely, Harris and Blow's conviction that…
Descriptors: Kindergarten, Public Schools, Educational History, Educational Change
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Hofstetter, Rita; Fontaine, Alexandre; Huitric, Solenn; Picard, Emmanuelle – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2014
Inaugurated in 2013, this collective research programme aims to construct an international mapping of the history of education that accounts for recent developments in the field. Our goal is to create a current and retrospective assessment of the discipline's institutional grounding and of the knowledge produced by its practitioners,…
Descriptors: Educational History, Intellectual Disciplines, Concept Mapping, Educational Development
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Aldrich, Richard – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2014
Following a short introduction this article is divided into three main sections. The first provides definitions and brief histories of the nature-nurture debate and of neuroscience. The second section shows how in recent decades neuroscientific research has impacted on the debate with particular reference to our understanding of human intelligence…
Descriptors: Historians, Educational Practices, Educational Trends, Trend Analysis
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Milewski, Patrice – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2014
This article takes as its inspiration Ian Grosvenor's conjectural essay presented for the symposium "Historiography of the Future: Looking Back to the Future" held at the International Standing Conference for History of Education (ISCHE) 33 in July 2011 in San Luis Potosi, Mexico. It contributes to a sensory history of schooling by…
Descriptors: Hygiene, Sanitation, Medical Education, Epistemology
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Bruno-Jofré, Rosa – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2014
This paper explores major historiographic "turns" in history of education with a focus, although not exclusively, on English-speaking Canada. It addresses the transformative intellectual impact of the turn toward social history on the history of education, the impact of cultural history and the linguistic turn, the reception of Michel…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Historiography, Educational History, Intellectual History
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Bilgi, Sabiha – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2014
This article examines the cultural construction of the school in Turkey in relation to the construction of Turkish nation-ness. By looking at how the modern school was fit together with a network of interrelated discourses available in early twentieth-century Turkey, the article investigates the ways in which the school became an object of thought…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Nationalism, Social Change, Social Development
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Baeza Ruz, Andres – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2010
This article analyses the establishment of the "Instituto Nacional de Chile" between 1810 and 1830 as a crucial element of a political and cultural project advanced from an enlightened and republican elite. Its early inception in 1813 resulted from the necessity of consolidating a republican order, as shown by the different projects…
Descriptors: Catholics, Foreign Countries, Consciousness Raising, Educational History
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Allender, Tim – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2009
This paper contributes to the special issue by offering a new framework in time periods that demonstrates the changing nature of the intellectual transfer to and from colonial India and to posit the imperatives that drove these changes. It shows that the nature of educational exchange in India was transformed in elemental ways during the colonial…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Foreign Policy, Educational Experiments, Nationalism
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Monteiro, Maria Iolanda; Bueno, Belmira Oliveira – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2008
Significant changes have marked Brazilian education in the period focused on by this research. Aiming to understand the configurations of the teaching profession in that period, this work focuses on the issue of the school success in the area of literacy by means of an analysis of the practices of literacy teachers who were at work between the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Literacy, Teacher Characteristics, Pedagogical Content Knowledge
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Chartier, Anne-Marie – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2008
Indeed, for more than a century, most Western nations have made school compulsory in order to teach all children, and it was widely believed that compulsory schooling would eradicate illiteracy and guarantee progress. However, this approach was questioned by a historical study of elementary schooling. Egil Johansson explained in his study how all…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Reading Instruction, Teaching Methods, Literacy
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Castro, Josefina Granja – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2008
This paper focuses on the analysis of certain didactic resources that proliferated on the fringes of schooling during the second half of the nineteenth century in Mexico. The first of these is a method that, according to its author, made it possible to teach a pupil how to read in only six lessons, dated 1830; the second is a writing method from…
Descriptors: Literacy, Foreign Countries, Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Teaching Methods
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Caruso, Marcelo – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2007
The monitorial system of education was the most promising device in the field of primary education at the beginning of the nineteenth century. Its astonishing spread across the five continents represents one of the earliest processes of internationalization in the field of elementary schooling, which has rarely been analysed from the point of view…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Elementary Education, Comparative Education
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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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Fussl, Karl Heinz – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2006
This article deals with German academic emigres who fled Hitler after 1933 and established their refuge at the American-based Black Mountain College in North Carolina, founded as an alternative to traditional institutions of higher education in that very year. Of particular consideration are the contributions of noted Bauhaus master Josef Albers…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Traditional Schools, Higher Education, Art Education
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Andres, Maria del Mar del Pozo; Braster, J. F. A. – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2006
During the Second Spanish Republic (1931-1939) the Government identified many of its educational goals with those of the international movement of the New School. While not subscribing to any particular trends, the legal documents are filled with appeals to activism, vitality, work school and collaboration. Many teachers identified with and…
Descriptors: Publications, Educational Change, Foreign Countries, Authoritarianism
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