Inside Japanese Classrooms

The Heart of Education

By Nancy Sato

© 2004 – Routledge

320 pages

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Paperback: 9781138866553
pub: 2015-05-06
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Hardback: 9780815321156
pub: 2003-10-29
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About the Book

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.

About the Series

Reference Books in International Education

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
EDU000000
EDUCATION / General
EDU010000
EDUCATION / Elementary