Zenger, Weldon F., and Sharon K. Zenger, "Why Teach Certain Material at Specific Grade Levels?" Phi Delta Kappan, 84(November, 2002), 212-214.


Argues for theoretical work to be done on the question of how to choose where selected content should be placed within the curriculum and for the relating of standards to these criteria.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Defining Curriculum Research Questions, Curriculum Research Domains and Structure

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Content Selection and Organization


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