Individuality, Commonality, and Curricular Practice
by John I. Goodlad - 1999
This chapter addresses four questions. First, what general characteristics of individual differences among learners appear to be particularly significant for curriculum planning? Second, what considerations appear to call for balance in accommodating individuality on one hand and providing some commonality in curricula on the other? Third, what appears to be the current state of practice in elementary and secondary schooling with respect to these dual concerns? Fourth, what are some promising directions for adjusting apparent deficiencies and imbalances?
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