Title

Ayers, William, "Liberating the Curriculum," pp. 85-108 in William Ayers, To Teach: The Journey of a Teacher, 2nd ed. New York: Teachers College Press, 2001.

Authors

William Ayers

Annotation

Argues for a dynamic view of curriculum that is responsive to six questions posed by the author and which liberates it from focusing solely on knowledge, skills, test scores,and classroom management; examples are given.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching

Source Discipline

Curriculum

Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Freedom/Authority and Curriculum

 

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