Don't Forget the Students!

Hoppe, Arthur
May 1954
Education Digest;May1954, Vol. 19 Issue 9, p44
This article focuses on the importance of student participation in curriculum-improvement program. Student participation implies that youngsters need opportunities to exercise initiative and responsibility in the planning and managing the school curriculum and in formulation of school policies. Opportunities for student participation in curriculum improvement are increasing because school people are able to recognize more clearly the relations among such practices, basic concepts of learning and democracy. The role of the students in school programs are to help parents and teachers develop school policy and help discover the major community needs, interests and potentialities which would find focus in the school program.


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