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Yesterday's Curriculum/Today's World: Time to Reinvent the Wheel

by Mark R. Shedd, Norman A. Newberg & Richard H. deLone - 1971

In the succeeding pages of this chapter, we will attempt to analyze first what we see as the errors—sometimes the delusions— in many youthful efforts to "reinvent the wheel." Then we will try to suggest what the process might mean, both in theory and in practice. Finally, we will try to sketch what might be involved in changing schools from neo-factories to forums for reinvention.

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This article originally appeared as NSSE Yearbook Vol 70, No. 1.

Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 72 Number 5, 1971, p. 153-180
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 19527, Date Accessed: 10/17/2021 3:26:05 PM

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  • Mark Shedd
    Harvard University
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    MARK R. SHEDD is a professor at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and former superintendent of schools in Philadelphia.
  • Norman Newberg
    Philadelphia Public Schools
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    NORMAN A. NEWBERG is a co-director of the Affective Education Research Project and works through the Philadelphia Public Schools.
  • Richard deLone
    University of Massachusetts
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    RICHARD H. DELONE is a professor of education administration at the University of Massachusetts.
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