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Lees, Anna; Tropp Laman, Tasha; Calderón, Dolores – Theory Into Practice, 2021
Settler Colonialism is marked by the permanent move of mostly European settlers into other territories that requires the ongoing displacement and/or elimination of Indigenous peoples, the enslavement and dispossession of Indigenous peoples from Africa, and the individual ownership of land for capital gain. This displacement and elimination takes…
Descriptors: Land Settlement, Early Childhood Education, Preservice Teacher Education, Indigenous Populations
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Hoyle, John R.; Kutka, Timothy M. – Theory Into Practice, 2008
Futurists, policy makers, and other stakeholders propose sweeping reforms of the American education system. However, there is little evidence that the current add-on, underfunded system will reverse the failure pattern among children of color and those living in poverty. This article presents a dramatic and feasible proposal to establish a…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Elementary Secondary Education, Educational Change, College School Cooperation
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Anderson, Lee F. – Theory into Practice, 1982
Long-term globalization of the world's social structure, the decline of Western dominance of that structure, and the loss of American hegemony within the world necessitate globalization of American education. Americans will need foreign languages, cross-cultural awareness, and an understanding of world history, sociology, and geography. (PP)
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Educational Change, Educational Needs, Educational Trends
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West, Philip T. – Theory into Practice, 1981
In the twenty-first century, educators will move into the electronic age, where computers, satellites, and television will bombard education with incredible amounts of information to assimilate and store or act upon. Education in the twenty-first century will be mediated through media learning centers that obtain information through a network of…
Descriptors: Communications, Computer Assisted Instruction, Educational Change, Educational Development
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Berman, Louise M. – Theory into Practice, 1981
Leadership for lifelong learning is necessary for the basic restructuring that the educational system needs. Educational administrators can and should enliven and change the system to accommodate the future. (CJ)
Descriptors: Creative Thinking, Educational Administration, Educational Change, Futures (of Society)
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Saylor, Galen – Theory Into Practice, 1976
Pride can be taken in the performance of secondary education in America's first 200 years, but new social and political conditions demand drastic reform in structure and program format (consistent with the body of public opinion) to better adapt secondary education to present and foreseeable future social conditions. (MB)
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Educational Change, Educational Innovation, Educational Needs
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Gress, James R. – Theory Into Practice, 1976
Changing focuses in elementary school curriculum have reflected changing emphasis on subject matter, the individual and society, but educators must constantly be aware of the fundamental values and goals of early education. (JD)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Curriculum Evaluation, Educational Change, Elementary Education
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Morris, Robert C.; Krajewski, Robert – Theory into Practice, 1980
Educators and noneducators alike are beginning to believe that a collective humanism is as necessary for the future of our society as it is for education. The challenge for educators is to reshape educational practices and provide students with increased control over their own behavior. (JN)
Descriptors: Curriculum Design, Educational Change, Educational Practices, Educational Principles
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Doll, William E., Jr. – Theory into Practice, 1983
Progressive education influenced, but did not alter, the fundamental behaviorist-associationist model dominating education in the twentieth century. Post-industrial society will need the intellectual and creative abilities that the progressives fostered. Jean Piaget's work offers a model for growth and development that is an alternative to…
Descriptors: Conventional Instruction, Educational Change, Educational Needs, Educational Philosophy
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McMurrin, Lee R. – Theory into Practice, 1981
In Milwaukee, Wisconsin educational administrators recognized and accepted the existence of change in society as a positive force. Programs developed for elementary secondary education in Milwaukee are described. (CJ)
Descriptors: Career Education, Educational Administration, Educational Change, Educational Planning