Inside Japanese Classrooms
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Inside Japanese Classrooms : The Heart of Education

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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.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 18.03mm | 476g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • ROUTLEDGE
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1138866555
  • 9781138866553

Table of contents

1. Introduction 2. Setting the Stage 3. School Settings, School Organization, and Teacher 4. School Week and Year in the Students' Lives 5. Two Classrooms, Two Realities 6. Classroom Instruction 7. Equality and Equity: The Japanese Case 8. Conclusion Appendices Bibliographyshow more