ERIC Number: EJ540346
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
Reform by the Book: What Is--Or Might Be--the Role of Curriculum Materials in Teacher Learning and Instructional Reform?
Ball, Deborah Loewenberg; Cohen, David K.
Educational Researcher, v25 n9 p6-8,14 Dec 1996
Explains how curriculum materials have played an uneven role in educational practice and proposes how the boundaries between teachers and materials in the construction of the curriculum can be redrawn. Discusses how curriculum materials act as agents of instructional improvement; examines the relations between textbooks, teachers, and teaching; and explains how curriculum materials can contribute to reform. (GR)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
IES Cited: ED544187; ED544185