Teaching Religious Doctrine And Education Essay
The Transitional Period (1893-1918) From the colonial period to the 20th century, the traditional curriculum led elementary and secondary levels of education. More subjects were implemented in the curriculum, therefore, they needed to be organized and unify within the curriculum.
Committee of Fifteen- The primarily objective of this committee was to maintain the traditional curriculum in school systems. They opposed the idea of implementing new subjects into the curriculum and believed that student’s needs and interest should not be considered when planning the curriculum. Committee of Ten- 9 subjects were listed in the curriculum and students were divided based on the choice of attending college or not.
William Harris (1834-1926) and Charles Eliot (1835-1909)-The shared a conservative view on education. Harris focus was on the traditional curriculum while Eliot…