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Diagnosis and Remedial Treatment in the Field of Science


by Francis D. Curtis 1935

One of the most significant recent developments in the field of the teaching of science has been the refining and defining of major objectives. Departing from earlier precedents, the Society's Committee on the Teaching of Science announced only two great objectives of all courses in science at the elementary and secondary levels: (1) to give a functional understanding of major generalizations or principles, and (2) to inculcate scientific attitudes. Subject matter, which is of course admitted to be essential as the basis of every course in science at every level, is considered by this Committee not as an end in itself but as a means to more important ends.


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This article originally appeared as NSSE Yearbook Vol 34, No. 1.


Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 36 Number 9, 1935, p. 331-345
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 20658, Date Accessed: 12/10/2017 10:48:40 PM

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