ERIC Number: EJ581602
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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The Difficulties and Successes of Reconstructionist Practice: Theodore Brameld and The Floodwood Project.
Thomas, Thomas P.
Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, v14 n3 p260-82 Spr 1999
Design for America was a "reconstructionist" course conducted at the Floodwood (Minnesota) high school in 1944. Directed by Theodore Brameld, this one-semester curriculum demonstrated how young people could democratically consider dimensions of postwar American society. Implications for current educational reforms promoting social change are discussed. (75 references) (MLH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Identifiers - Location: Minnesota