On a book page, this tab will allow you to add a book to one of your lists.
Please login or register to use this feature.
0 of 5
0 ratings
rated!
rated!
list price: $18.95
edition:eBook
category: Education
published: Dec 2018
ISBN:9781487597320

Design for Learning

Reports Submitted to the Joint Committee of the Toronto Board of Education and the University of Toronto

edited by Northrop Frye

reviews: 0
tagged:
add a tag
Please login or register to use this feature.
curricula, elementary, higher, physical education
0 of 5
0 ratings
rated!
rated!
list price: $18.95
edition:eBook
category: Education
published: Dec 2018
ISBN:9781487597320
Description

This important book is the result of a study of school curriculum undertaken by a joint committee of the University of Toronto and the Board of Education for the City of Toronto. Three sub-committees, dealing with English, Social Science, and Physical Science, here present preliminary reports which indicate the need for perpetual study if the school curriculum is to be kept abreast of modern developments in each discipline.

 

Committee members responsible for the reports are themselves elementary, secondary or university teachers of experience. Their recommendations, embracing all grades up to and including Thirteen, are specific, stimulating and controversial. They are unanimous only in their concern that necessary changes be made and that study of the curriculum be continuous and objective.

 

The reports are prefaced by a discerning essay written by Northrop Frye, Principal Frye points out that "the real barriers to break down were those between the three major divisions of education, the primary, secondary and university levels, each of which tends to become a self-enclosed system, congratulating itself on its virtues and blaming whatever deficiencies the educational process as a whole may have on the other systems."

 

This book will be of interest to teachers at all levels, to officials, responsible for policy in our public education, to trustees, to parents, and to the increasing number of general public who care about education.

 

The Chairmen of the three committees were: English, Mary Campbell (Parkdale Collegiate Institute); Social Science, C.B. Macpherson (Department of Political Economy, University of Toronto); Physical Science, Charlotte M. Sullivan (Department of Zoology, University of Toronto). The Editor, Northrop Frye, is Principal of Victoria College, University of Toronto.

About the Author

Northrop Frye was one of the most distinguished and respected authorities on English literature. He was Principal and Chancellor of Victoria College, University of Toronto, and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada. Among his numerous books are The Educated Imagination, Fearful Symmetry: A Study of William Blake, Anatomy of Criticism, The Great Code, Divisions On a Ground, and The Bush Garden.

Author profile page >

Buy this book at:

Buy the e-book:

Reader Reviews

Sign Up or Sign In to add your review or comment.

Other Titles by Northrop Frye

The Bush Garden

The Bush Garden

Essays on the Canadian Imagination
edition:Paperback
also available: Paperback eBook
tagged : canadian
More Info
Northrop Frye Unbuttoned

Northrop Frye Unbuttoned

Wit and Wisdom From the Notebooks and Diaries
edition:Hardcover
tagged : literary
More Info

Divisions on a Ground

Essays on Canadian Culture
edition:Hardcover
tagged : canadian
More Info
City of the End of Things

City of the End of Things

Lectures on Civilization and Empire
edition:Paperback
tagged :
More Info

User Activity

X
Contacting facebook
Please wait...