ERIC Number: ED054533
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971-May
Reference Count: 0
Coordination of Organic Curriculum Development in the Public Schools of Portland, Oregon. Final Report.
Ayers, Lawrence W., Jr.
This document describes the efforts of program administrators to implement an organic curriculum in the John Adams High School in Portland, Oregon. The chief program administrator coordinated efforts to develop individualized instructional materials, to revamp school organization, and to create a fully differentiated staff. Organic curriculum is a learner-rather than a teacher-centered course of study utilizing packages specifying behavioral objectives. (Appendixes present a variety of materials describing John Adams High School.) (RA)
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Coordination, Curriculum Design, Curriculum Development, Differentiated Staffs, Educational Change, Educational Innovation, Educational Objectives, Individualized Instruction, Inservice Education, Learning Modules, Program Administration, School Organization, Secondary Education, Student Centered Curriculum
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Center for Educational Research and Development (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Portland Public Schools, OR.
Identifiers: Educational Systems for the Seventies; Oregon (Portland)