Curriculum Guides--Used or Abused?

Kushner, Maxwell
October 1957
Education;Oct1957, Vol. 78 Issue 2, p90
Academic Journal
The article focuses on considerations in using curriculum guides, the core of the instructional program. The guide is a manual which suggests to the teacher what should be taught and how it should be taught. A guide is the modern approach toward curriculum improvement. Opinion shows that most guides are written with the teacher in mind, with teacher participation, contribution and evaluation. Here is a suggested plan of action for guide production: (1) Involve teaching personnel in as many phases as is administratively possible, (2) Content and suggestions should be based on research and (3) It should be easy to carry and utilize.


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