TITLE

Curriculum NOW

AUTHOR(S)
Schmoker, Mike
PUB. DATE
November 2011
SOURCE
Phi Delta Kappan;Nov2011, Vol. 93 Issue 3, p70
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the need for establishing a common liberal arts curriculum for U.S. schools as a way to increase academic achievement and close the U.S. achievement gap. The author distinguishes between taught and written curricula, noting weak standards exist for the former. He argues for the importance of writing short research papers and reading challenging texts to improving overall school performance.
ACCESSION #
67225176

 

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