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Curriculum Development in the Elementary School

reviewed by Harold J. McNally 1960

coverTitle: Curriculum Development in the Elementary School
Author(s): W. R. Rucker
Publisher: John Wiley, New York
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In recent years, educators have been beseiged with a variety of proposals to change educational content, method, and organization. To distinguish which are sound and which specious, it is important for a teacher, supervisor, or administrator to have wisely held opinions concerning what is good education. Such opinions must be based on what we have learned from research and experience. The three books here reviewed can be examined from the standpoint of whether they assist students and those in service to form and hold such soundly based convictions concerning the curriculum of the elementary school. Each of the three takes a different approach. Professor Ragan's seasoned entry (it is a not-very-extensive revision of his earlier and widely popular book) is a comprehensive discussion of the curriculum, organized in a conventional pattern. In it he strikes a nice balance between the social, philosophical, and psychological foundations in establishing a rationale, followed by... (preview truncated at 150 words.)

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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 62 Number 1, 1960, p. 89-89
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 3338, Date Accessed: 7/19/2018 7:10:07 PM

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