Stratemeyer, Florence B., Hamden L. Forkner, Margaret G. McKim, and A. Harry Passow, Developing a Curriculum for Modern Living, 2d ed, Revised and Enlarged. New York: Bureau of Publications, Teachers College, Columbia University, 1957. (1st ed., 1947)


Elaborates and argues for a curriculum based on persistent life situations in which the design provides for coping from early childhood through adulthood in increasingly competent mastery of 26 areas of life and learning.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Content Selection and Organization, Classics of Curriculum Literature


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