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Some Criticisms of Current Practices in the Teaching of Science in Elementary and Secondary Schools


by Samuel Ralph Powers - 1932

Current statements of aims and objectives of science for the elementary school show the influence of the points of view that have been formulated during the past half century by workers in the field of nature study. Guided as they were by the philosophy of education formulated under the influence of psychological postulates no longer tenable, many of these statements are inconsistent with the principles of education accepted for guidance today.


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This article originally appeared as NSSE Yearbook Vol 31, No. 1.


Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 33 Number 9, 1932, p. 13-26
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 21213, Date Accessed: 11/30/2020 11:43:05 PM

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