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Building a Fact Course in History and Geography


by Carleton Wolsey Washburne - 1923

Having discovered by objective study the relative importance of outstanding persons, places, and events (see Ch. XIII), the problem of molding the large and miscellaneous material into a curriculum adapted to elementary children confronted the Winnetka Social Science Seminar. Since this part of the work is still in process, this chapter is a report of progress and of method, not a report of a completed task. Although the seminar is still active, the bulk of the curriculum-making work is being done by our full-time research worker, Louise M. Mohr. The members of the seminar act as critics and advisors, and report directly on the children's reaction.


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This article originally appeared as NSSE Yearbook Vol 22, No. 2.


Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 24 Number 7, 1923, p. 99-110
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 20892, Date Accessed: 10/18/2019 3:21:07 AM

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