Goodlad, John I., "Toward Schools Commonly Good,'" pp. 303-330 in his Romances with Schools: A Life of Education. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2004.


John I. Goodlad


Makes recommendations for retro-fitting structure of schooling; proposes a curriculum structured around the characteristics, problems, and issues of the world's various domains rather than around the disciplines; all this discussed in the context of reflections by the author on his life as teacher and educator.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Visions and Philosophies, Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design, Curriculum Theorists

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Democratic Education, Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Content Selection and Organization


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