Federal-State Education Policy Chronology 1960-1969 #ThrowbackThursday

From the New York State Education Department

1960 The Process of Active Learning, NSF-sponsored conference report supports “activity learning” (versus passive students and active teachers). Led to Jerome Bruner’s Man: A Course of Study (MACOS) in 1962, calling for research-based curriculum stressing critical thinking, collaboration, and questioning of traditional thought and values. Met strong resistance and was never implemented.

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