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ERIC Number: EJ970869
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 14
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1061-1932
Changes in Practice and Reconstruction of Theory: A Retrospective of Thirty Years of Reform and Research in Primary and Middle School Teaching in Mainland China
Xiaowei, Yang
Chinese Education and Society, v45 n1 p51-58 Jan-Feb 2012
The reforms of middle and primary school teaching that have been launched in mainland China over the past thirty years have been manifested in different ways and in different periods of time. The first to appear were localized and scattered teaching reforms oriented toward efficiency, after which commenced explorative teaching experiments in pursuit of scientizing. Then, with the rise of basic education curriculum reform, "three-dimensional targets" became a new focus of attention. recently, the focus has been on teaching reform conducted in accordance with school transformation. In the future, the foundation-laying significance of teaching will be understood from the perspective of lifelong learning and development, and "curriculum research based on teaching" will take up the challenge of curriculum theory development.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Elementary Education; Middle Schools
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: China