Myers, Donald A., and M. Frances Klein, "Educational Programs: Elementary Schools," pp. 395-410 in Robert L. Ebel, ed., Encyclopedia of Educational Research, fourth edition. New York: Macmillan, 1969.


Discusses objectives, theoretical and disciplinary foundations; describes various programs (School Health Education Study, Elkart Economic Education, Madison Project, Science Curriculum Improvement Study, Cleveland Math Program); discusses implications for school organization, teacher education, facilities; closes with a critique.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Development, Organization, Design

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Integrative Inquiry

Type of Study

Research Synthesis

Narrow Topic

Content Selection and Organization, Elementary School Curriculum


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