Inside Japanese Classrooms: The Heart of Education / Edition 1

Inside Japanese Classrooms: The Heart of Education / Edition 1

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by Nancy Sato
     
 

ISBN-10: 0815321155

ISBN-13: 9780815321156

Pub. Date: 10/30/2003

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This detailed ethnographic study of fifth- and sixth-grade classrooms offers new insights into Japanese culture, as many aspects of daily social life are embedded in the educational system. Additionally, this book provides new perspectives on educational reform in the U.S., since many current issues and programs focus on notions of community, collaboration, and

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This detailed ethnographic study of fifth- and sixth-grade classrooms offers new insights into Japanese culture, as many aspects of daily social life are embedded in the educational system. Additionally, this book provides new perspectives on educational reform in the U.S., since many current issues and programs focus on notions of community, collaboration, and systemic reform, all of which are central to understanding Japanese teaching-learning processes in schools.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780815321156
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
10/30/2003
Series:
Reference Books in International Education Series, #52
Pages:
342
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Series Preface
Acknowledgments
1Introduction1
2Setting the Stage13
3School Settings, School Organization, and Teacher Work Arrangements41
4A School Week and a Year in the Students' Lives65
5Two Classrooms, Two Realities109
6Classroom Instruction167
7Equality and Equity: The Japanese Case213
8Conclusion243
App. ASchool Calendars265
App. BResearch Instruments267
App. CData Map277
App. DList of Objectives for Moral Education Program279
App. EDetailed Accounts from Daily Research Notes281
Bibliography297
Subject Index315
Author and Education Programs Index323

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Inside Japanese Classrooms: The Heart of Education 4.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 10 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Yep
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
"So, Carrir, are there seperat classrooms or what?"
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Sits.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
*Changes the silver belt to a red one and adds red boots.* Perfect! (Hey Stevie I'm a pegasister!)
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
*Eats a waffle.*
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Oh a finger gun very scary. I didnt know that there was another person named Shadow. So quit calling me a thief. God! In every other human rp Ive been Shadow. Just deal with the fact that theres another person named Shadow.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
*Watches Tobuscus like an idiot and puts on her Brony hat.*
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Drove around* Do we need to stop anywhere else?
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Looked around with a frown."Hello?"
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Yawned.