Title

Horn, Raymond A., Jr., "What You Don't Know about Standards," pp. 69-87 in Shirley R. Steinberg, and Joe L. Kincheloe, eds., What You Don't Know about Schools. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2006.

Annotation

Reviews the distinction between technical standards and standards of complexity and the differences in curriculum content, teaching and learning, and evaluation that result from the two types; argues for standards of complexity.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Evaluation

Source Discipline

Curriculum

Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Curriculum Standards and Testing, Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Content Selection and Organization, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

 

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