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6 edition of The Japanese Educational Challenge found in the catalog.

The Japanese Educational Challenge

A Commitment to Children

by Merry White

  • 53 Want to read
  • 12 Currently reading

Published by Touchstone .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Education,
  • History,
  • Education / Teaching,
  • Japan,
  • Aims & Objectives,
  • Reference,
  • Education / Aims & Objectives,
  • Education / General,
  • Education-History,
  • Education-Reference,
  • Aims and objectives,
  • General,
  • 1945-

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9224963M
    ISBN 100029338018
    ISBN 109780029338018

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    Merry White – Quotes from ““The Japanese Educational Challenge” () “Why is he so good?” An 8 year old American child wondering why a Japanese kid in his school is so well behaved. Encyclopedia Britannica- Japanese quotes from a very fat book;. Japanese Foreign Language Worksheets and Printables The Japanese writing system is comprised of three different scripts (Hiragana, Kanji, and Katakana). Our Japanese foreign language worksheets present each of these through systematic exercises that will guide kids through writing the characters that make up these scripts.


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The Japanese Educational Challenge by Merry White Download PDF EPUB FB2

While the 'current' information in this book is now a little bit outdated, the history and ideas that brought My love of Japan appears to be boundless. Reading this gave me some incredible insight to the Japanese educational system, and a glimpse into the way /5. The Japanese educational challenge: a commitment to children User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict.

Americans, faced with problems in education, are often tempted to look to Japan for a new blueprint. This penetrating and unbiased analysis of Japan's educational system is. Find out more about The Japanese Educational Challenge by Merry White at Simon & Schuster.

Read book reviews & excerpts, watch author videos & ed on: Aug I have been curious about the Japanese educational system ever since I began teaching intwo years before this book was written.

White's book contains lots of useful answers to many of the questions that Americans might have about the Japanese system. White begins by examining the differences in Japanese/American family structure and values/5.

The Japanese system of education, with its emphasis on achievement from a child's earliest years, is the object of intense scrutiny by Western educators.

In this incisive account of Japan as a learnin. About the Author. Merry Isaacs White is Professor of Anthropology at Boston University. She is the author of The Japanese Educational Challenge: A Commitment to Children (), The Japanese Overseas: Can They Go Home Again?(), and The Material Child: Coming of Age in Japan and America (California, ) The Japanese Educational Challenge book coeditor of Comparing Cultures: Readings for Writers on.

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The Japanese educational challenge by Merry I. White; 2 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Education, Aims and objectives, History, Éducation, Histoire, Finalités; Places: Japan, Japon; Times:   The Japanese Educational Challenge The Japanese have not had good press withthe young people of America.

To those born around World War II, they were the little people who snuck through jungles and crashed warplanes into American battleships in movies like Bataan. Kids today have new reason to dislike theJapanese. Illustrate the meaning of freedom of expression by using the following scenario as a basis for student discussion: "The librarian will choose what book you may take out of the school library today." Notes 1.

White, The Japanese Educational Challenge: A Commitment to Children (New York: Free Press, ). Get this from a library. The Japanese educational challenge: a commitment to children.

[Merry I White] -- Examines the Japanese commitment to education, discusses the position of teachers and the structure of the school system, and looks at the cultural background of students. THE twin studies by the Japanese and American governments of each other's school systems that were made public Sunday are evidence of the Author: Edward B.

Fiske. Challenge is putting it mildly; White, a Harvard Lecturer, throws down the gauntlet in this fascinating examination of Japanese pedagogy that harbors an irking bias against American educational practices. After detailing the evolution of Japanese education, emphasizing its strict adherence to indigenous values despite the Western structure of its schools, White traces the Japanese child's.

The Japanese educational system was reformed after World War II. The old system was changed to a system (6 years of elementary school, 3 years of junior high school, 3 years of senior high school and 4 years of University) with reference to the American gimukyoiku 義務教育 (compulsory education) time period is 9 years, 6 in shougakkou 小学校 (elementary school Author: Namiko Abe.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: x, pages ; 25 cm: Contents: A society mobilized for education. Resources and mobilization: a backdrop for the centrality of education in Japan --Motivation and mores: cultural prerequisites for learning --Japanese schools: perspectives from history --Japanese schools today --A paradise for teachers.

educational achievements, and then graduate all together after the prescribed period. In compulsory education, Japanese schools neither allow the gifted or fast learners to skip a grade ahead of their classmates, nor do they force the slow learners to repeat a grade. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Originally published: New York: Free Press, Description: x, pages ; 18 cm: Responsibility.

Inside Japanese Education: A Review of White's The Japanese Educational Challenge and Stevenson, Azuma, and Hakuta's Child Development and Education in Japan. Foorman, Barbara R. Merrill-Palmer Quarterly, v34 n3 p Jul Author: Barbara R. Foorman. The educational policies were modified after the March 1st Movement on March 1, The modified policies were promulgated on The educational policies for students speaking Japanese and Korean were separately created.

Korean students were permitted to study in normal schools (사범학교; 師範學校). The quality of education as a. Contributions to this book were prepared by specialists on Asian education. They explore curricular and classroom processes for basic education, new developments in secondary education, innovations in private education, linkages of education and society, and systemic issues in Asian education, considered for their implications for education in the United by: 1.

Due to the fact that their educational system is so good, Japan has one of the world’s best-educated populations (with % enrollment in compulsory grades and zero illiteracy).

Even though high school (koukou) is not compulsory, high school enrollment is still pretty high: over 96% nationwide and nearly % in the cities. This system, implemented by the School Education Law enacted in March after WWII, owes its origin to the American model plus 4 years of university.

Many other features of the Japanese educational system, are however, based on European models. Compulsory education covers elementary school and junior high school.⭐ As seen on We Are Teachers!

⭐Whether you're doing the 40 Book Challenge, Tower of Books Challenge, or any other reading challenge, this poster is a great way to follow along with your students and keep everyone accountable for completing their challenge.Japanese schooling and the global and multicultural challenge With Ryoko Tsuneyoshi, Fumiko Takahashi, Hideki Ito, Lee Seulbi, Maiko Sumino, Tate Kihara, Satsuki Kubodera, Hikaru Ishiwata This chapter focuses on the dynamic but confusing picture of globalization from below in the Japanese educational context and its implications for Japanese Author: Ryoko Tsuneyoshi, Fumiko Takahashi, Hideki Ito, Lee Seulbi, Maiko Sumino, Tate Kihara, Satsuki Kubod.