Social efficiency and Kilpatrick’s project method
Curriculum Theory / EDUC-910 Week 4 Readings

Social efficiency and Kilpatrick’s project method

Kliebard, H. (2004). The struggle for the American curriculum. Ch. 5–6, pp. 105–150. New York, NY: RoutledgeFalmer. Chapters 5 and 6. Kliebard’s fifth chapter discussed changes in schooling that resulted from the social efficiency movement. The turnaround of one of the key members of The Committee of Ten, who had earlier rejected ideas of ability … Continue reading

Maria Montessori’s critical consideration of the “new” pedagogy
Curriculum Theory / EDUC-910 Week 4 Readings

Maria Montessori’s critical consideration of the “new” pedagogy

Montessori, M. (2013). A critical consideration of the new pedagogy in its relation to modern science. In: D. J. Flinders & S. J. Thornton (Eds.), Curriculum Studies Reader (4th ed.), pp. 19–31. New York, NY: RoutledgeFalmer. A complete audiobook of the original publication is available for download at this URL—https://librivox.org/the-montessori-method-by-maria-montessori/ Originally published in 1912, Montessori … Continue reading

Tyler’s basic principles of curriculum and instruction
Curriculum Theory / EDUC-910 Week 4 Readings

Tyler’s basic principles of curriculum and instruction

Tyler, R. (2013). Basic principles of curriculum and instruction. In: D. J. Flinders & S. J. Thornton (Eds.), Curriculum Studies Reader (4th ed.), pp. 59–68. New York, NY: RoutledgeFalmer. First published in 1949, the first sentence of Ralph Tyler’s paper, “a rationale for viewing, analyzing and interpreting the curriculum and instructional program of an educational … Continue reading