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Curriculum in the Modern Elementary School

reviewed by Alice Miel 1954

coverTitle: Curriculum in the Modern Elementary School
Author(s): Robert H. Beck, Walter W. Cook, Nolan C. Kearney
Publisher: John Wiley, New York
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It would be difficult to assemble for review four works on elementary education that differ more than those listed above. The new yearbook of the John Dewey Society seems to have been planned to lend to the scholar perspective on elementary education as it has developed in this country. Elementary School Objectives reports a study designed to "provide a basis for further work in the measurement and evaluation of elementary education." Millard and Huggett address themselves more or less to novices with regard to the elementary school. Beck, Cook, and Kearney are writing primarily for teachers, supervisors, and parents now involved in the process of educating children. In planning The American Elementary School, Chairman Harold J. Shane did a masterful job of running meetings-by-mail with his committee until an outline promising comprehensive coverage of the elementary school emerged. It was agreed that the origins of present arrangements, practices, and problems in... (preview truncated at 150 words.)

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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 55 Number 4, 1954, p. 227-227
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 4829, Date Accessed: 7/16/2018 2:37:25 PM

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