Fallace, Thomas, and Victoria Fantozzi, "The Dewey School as Triumph, Tragedy, and Misunderstood: Exploring the Myths and Historiography of the University of Chicago Laboratory School," Teachers College Record, 119(No. 2, 2017),1-32.


Presents a review of first-hand accounts of the school and studies made of it since its existence ended; one of the several dimensions of the review is the rationale for its curriculum; three myths are also analyzed.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Visions and Philosophies, Curriculum Theorists

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Historical Inquiry

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Content Selection and Organization, Curriculum History


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