Title

Holt, Maurice, "It's Time to Start the Slow School Movement," Phi Delta Kappan, 84(December, 2002), 265-271.

Authors

Maurice Holt

Annotation

Argues against curricula that emphasize uniformity, predictability, and measurability of process and results (characteristic of "fast food" and pressured schools) and argues for programs that allow time for thought, discovery, and in-depth learning.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Evaluation

Source Discipline

Curriculum

Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Philosophical Inquiry-Ampliative Criticism, Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Teaching/Learning Process, Evaluation of Instruction, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

 

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