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Administration and Supervision

by Mildred Keiffer - 1970

Repeated layers of minor revisions of the curriculum had been applied, year after year, and the time was overdue for a complete rethinking. As scientists and mathematicians became aware of the situation, many indicated interest in accepting responsibility and assisting with the problem. Their resulting involvement in precollege curriculum improvement assisted both in producing change and in influencing the character of the change. One of the characteristics of this movement was that it was discipline centered rather than child centered. The emphasis was upon updating and reorganizing the academic disciplines which constitute preparation for college. Thus it attended to the special needs of middle-class and upper middle-class, college-bound students.

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This article originally appeared as NSSE Yearbook Vol 69, No. 1.

Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 71 Number 5, 1970, p. 433-446
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 19558, Date Accessed: 8/15/2020 5:17:52 AM

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