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Unit Teaching in the Elementary School


reviewed by G. Wesley Sowards - 1956

coverTitle: Unit Teaching in the Elementary School
Author(s): Lavonne Hanna, Gladys Potter, Neva Hagaman
Publisher: John Wiley, New York
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The unit of work as an organizational scheme for learning experiences in the elementary school has for many years been a matter for study and discussion. Different persons have perceived the unit of work in different ways, but common to all these theorists has been the feeling that this pedagogical scheme does hold the promise of an improved learning experience for children. In many classrooms the unit of work is now an accepted and central part of the school day; in others it is being tested for the first time. This book has been written by three people who believe strongly in the unit of work and would like to encourage elementary teachers to experiment with their ideas and their conception of the unit in working with children. In the words of the authors, "This book affirms our belief that the purposes of education in the elementary school can best... (preview truncated at 150 words.)


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 57 Number 5, 1956, p. 344-344
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 4661, Date Accessed: 12/1/2020 10:31:04 AM

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