Schneider, Jack, From the Ivory Tower to the Schoolhouse: How Scholarship Becomes Common Knowledge in Education. Cambridge, MA: Harvard Education Press, 2014.


Jack Schneider


Describes four exemplary research ideas that found their way into educational practice and provides and analysis of why they did so (perceived significance, philosophical compatibility, occupational realism, transportability); these four were Bloom's Taxonomy, multiple intelligences, project method, direct instruction; four related ideas that did not so readily make it into practice are also discussed.

Broad Topical Focus

Relation of Curriculum Research to Practice

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Historical Inquiry

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Knowledge Utilization, Teaching/Learning Process


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