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Putting the Promise of Preschool into Practice

Elizabeth Rose

in The Promise of Preschool: From Head Start to Universal Pre-Kindergarten

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195395075
eISBN:
9780199775767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395075.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

By borrowing the practices of K‐12 schooling, pre‐kindergarten advocates hope to gain higher‐quality classrooms, trained and well‐compensated teachers, stable funding, and access for more children. ... More


“Who is that woman?”: Female Physical Educators, 1890s–1940s

Martha H. Verbrugge

in Active Bodies: A History of Women’s Physical Education in Twentieth-Century America

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195168792
eISBN:
9780199949649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195168792.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, American History: 19th Century

Chapter 1 opens with a brief history of physical education as a profession in the United States from the 1890s through 1940s. It then focuses on white and black women who became gym teachers during ... More


Psychology and Education

Mathew Thomson

in Psychological Subjects: Identity, Culture, and Health in Twentieth-Century Britain

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199287802
eISBN:
9780191713378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199287802.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter argues that education was a key arena for spreading the influence of psychology. This is not a novel view, but it is argued that too much emphasis has been placed on the role of ... More


Making Classrooms More Solution-Focused for Teachers and Students: The WOWW Teacher Coaching Intervention

Michael S. Kelly, Michele Liscio, Robin Bluestone-Miller, and Lee Shilts

in Solution-Focused Brief Therapy: A Handbook of Evidence-Based Practice

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195385724
eISBN:
9780199914586
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195385724.003.0139
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

The WOWW (Working on What Works) program strives to empower teachers in regular and special education settings to recognize their own strengths as well as their students' strengths in setting goals ... More


Training Teachers How to Teach:: Transnational Exchange and the Introduction of Social-Scientific Pedagogy in 1890s Egypt

Hilary Kalmbach

in The Long 1890s in Egypt: Colonial Quiescence, Subterranean Resistance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780748670123
eISBN:
9781474405973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748670123.003.0004
Subject:
History, Middle East History

The 1890s were crucial to the development of an explicitly Egyptian national education system. Despite the efforts of colonial officials such as Lord Cromer and Douglas Dunlop, British cultural and ... More


The Wesleyan Church in the School Board Era, 1871–1875

John T. Smith

in Methodism and Education, 1849–1902: J. H. Rigg, Romanism, and Wesleyan Schools

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269649
eISBN:
9780191683725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269649.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

After the Education Act, the Methodists were found to be undecided with how they were to proceed. At that time, they had 743 day-schools which suggested that they were greatly concerned with the ... More


Aftermath

John Jenkin

in William and Lawrence Bragg, Father and Son: The Most Extraordinary Collaboration in Science

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199235209
eISBN:
9780191715631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235209.003.0010
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

William joined the Adelaide University Council and reported on British secondary schools — teacher training now came to the university — and domestic science for girls taken up by the School of ... More


Teaching: “That Which Relieves Their Hunger”

Stephanie Y. Evans

in Black Women in the Ivory Tower, 1850–1954: An Intellectual History

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032689
eISBN:
9780813039299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032689.003.0009
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter discusses the increasing demand for teachers between the Civil War and World War I, when the majority of people hungered for knowledge and education. In this period, most of the American ... More


Approaches to Students' Misbehaviour

Li Wai-shing

in Classroom Management: Creating a Positive Learning Environment

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789622098886
eISBN:
9789882206748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098886.003.0005
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

There are various approaches and models to help teachers manage their classrooms. This chapter first introduces four major kinds of classification networks for classroom management and discipline, ... More


Education Policies

Christopher Bischof

in Teaching Britain: Elementary Teachers and the State of the Everyday, 1846-1906

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198833352
eISBN:
9780191871870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198833352.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

Chapter one, ‘Education Policies’, explores the policies that framed teachers’ careers, especially from the perspective of teachers. Seen this way, the history of policies looks quite different. It ... More


Leave-of-absence

John Jenkin

in William and Lawrence Bragg, Father and Son: The Most Extraordinary Collaboration in Science

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199235209
eISBN:
9780191715631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235209.003.0009
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

Pioneered by his predecessor, Horace Lamb, William was granted sabbatical leave for 1898 to investigate the latest developments in physics and to ‘see again my family in England’. The family visited ... More


The Downsides of Dominance: Education Quality Reforms and Rwanda’s Political Settlement

Timothy P. Williams

in The Politics of Education in Developing Countries: From Schooling to Learning

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198835684
eISBN:
9780191873201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198835684.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

Since the end of the 1994 genocide, Rwanda’s government has charted an audacious development project aimed at social and economic transformation. Formal education has featured prominently in this ... More


The Destruction of Public Schooling

Gordon Lafer

in The One Percent Solution: How Corporations Are Remaking America One State at a Time

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781501703065
eISBN:
9781501708183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501703065.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines how a combination of interests—partisan politics, antiunionism, the drive to eliminate social entitlements, and unprecedented financial interests in privatization—come together ... More


Deliberating Theory, Texts, and Topics

Sally Gregory Kohlstedt

in Teaching Children Science: Hands-On Nature Study in North America, 1890-1930

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226449906
eISBN:
9780226449920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226449920.003.0006
Subject:
Education, History of Education

A basic premise of nature study was that its methods were fundamentally different from the older reliance on rote memorization, but the prescription for what should be substituted was less clear. ... More


Rules and Rule Breaking in Teacher Training Colleges

Christopher Bischof

in Teaching Britain: Elementary Teachers and the State of the Everyday, 1846-1906

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198833352
eISBN:
9780191871870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198833352.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

Chapter three, ‘Rules and Rule Breaking in Teacher Training Colleges’, taps into the rich and virtually unused archives of seven training colleges in England and Scotland to show how tremendously ... More


History Teaching Finds: Its Own Voice

Robert B. Townsend

in History's Babel: Scholarship, Professionalization, and the Historical Enterprise in the United States, 1880 - 1940

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226923925
eISBN:
9780226923949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226923949.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

As as result of the increasing diversity of the students, schools, and other participants in the educational system after 1910, academics gradually felt alienated from the professional aspects of ... More


Improving Reading Instruction to Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Students

Loes Wauters and Annet de Klerk

in Bilingualism and Bilingual Deaf Education

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199371815
eISBN:
9780190226640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199371815.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Many studies have mentioned the low reading performance of deaf and hard-of-hearing students. Although many factors in reading have been studied, Marschark and Wauters (2008) suggested that the ... More


Lynn Simonson and Simonson Technique

Kimberly Karpanty

in Jazz Dance: A History of the Roots and Branches

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813049298
eISBN:
9780813050119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049298.003.0019
Subject:
Music, Dance

Lynn Simonson is a seminal dance artist whose work has profoundly affected both the artistry and pedagogy of jazz dance around the world. After spending her early career as a performer, she went on ... More


“The Perfect Development of Womanliness”: The Making of a Kindergartner

Ann Taylor Allen

in The Transatlantic Kindergarten: Education and Women's Movements in Germany and the United States

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190274412
eISBN:
9780190274443
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190274412.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, European Modern History

Kindergarten teaching was a highly trained occupation, and kindergarten training institutes were among the first secondary and tertiary educational institutions for women. In an era when few women ... More


Pedagogical Experiments in the Brazilian Countryside

Rebecca Tarlau

in Occupying Schools, Occupying Land: How the Landless Workers' Movement Transformed Brazilian Education

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190870324
eISBN:
9780190870331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190870324.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Education

Chapter 1 analyzes the pedagogical experiments that MST activists developed in the Brazilian countryside in the 1980s and 1990s. In the early 1980s these educational experiments were largely isolated ... More


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