Home Articles Reader Opinion Editorial Book Reviews Discussion Writers Guide About TCRecord
transparent 13

Textbooks and the Curriculum during the Progressive Era: 19301950

by Arthur W. Foshay - 1990

To understand how the materials of instruction, and especially the textbook, evolved during the 1930s and 1940s, it is necessary to understand the context of educational theory out of which they emerged. The textbooks and other materials used in the classroom during this period were profoundly influenced by the Progressive movement in education, which had taken on that name at the beginning of the century.

View Full Text in PDF Format

This article originally appeared as NSSE Yearbook Vol 89, No. 1.

Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 91 Number 5, 1990, p. 23-41
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 18899, Date Accessed: 10/22/2021 3:50:22 PM

Purchase Reprint Rights for this article or review
Article Tools
Related Articles

Related Discussion
Post a Comment | Read All

About the Author
  • Arthur Foshay
    Teachers College, Columbia University
    ARTHUR W. FOSHAY is a Professor Emeritus of Education at Teachers College, Columbia University.
Member Center
In Print
This Month's Issue