TITLE

The Nature of Curricular Relevance

AUTHOR(S)
Goldman, Harvey
PUB. DATE
February 1970
SOURCE
Educational Leadership;Feb1970, Vol. 27 Issue 5, p489
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the author's view that few teachers have adequately adopted relevant curricula which are responsive to the need of children. In this article, relevant curricula are defined as those designed to meet students' needs as perceived by those students. The failure to develop curricula is evident in several professional journals that cite the lack of relevance in contemporary curricula and the need for relating school experiences to those which the children encounter in their broader environments. The author enumerates the criteria which constitute the conceptual framework on which relevant curricular are based. In conclusion, the author points that the development of relevant curricula is a task that teachers are prepared to undertake.
ACCESSION #
19709286

 

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