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Man and Politics

reviewed by George J. Funaro - 1966

coverTitle: Man and Politics
Author(s): Franklin K. Petterson
Publisher: John Wiley, New York
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Curriculum materials in the social studies "should excite interest, curiosity, and concern . . . (they) should be rich with opportunities for children to organize data, form and test hypotheses, draw inferences, and achieve defensible generalizations about the kinds of things that matter in man's life in society." With this as his charge, Franklin K. Patterson, Director of the Junior High School Social Studies Project for Educational Services, Incorporated, has indicated questions and directions in establishing a social studies program for the junior high school which may rather modestly be termed the most significant endeavor in this area in recent educational history. With the cooperative effort of noted scholars and educators, Man and Politics attacks the very core of the inadequacies characteristic of the traditional orientation in the social studies. Avoiding the prescriptive approach, this publication outlines a coherent structure within and upon which the student and teacher, as cooperative learners,... (preview truncated at 150 words.)

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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 67 Number 8, 1966, p. 627-627
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 2378, Date Accessed: 8/15/2020 4:24:52 AM

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