chapter  10
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Changing Societal Needs: Changing How We Think About Curriculum and Instruction

ByMargaret Tinzmann, Beau Fly Jones, Jean Pierce

The first part of this chapter presents a broad view of problems with schooling in our nation today. Dramatic societal changes along with research from a variety of sources compel educators to rethink traditional school practices to ensure a high quality of life for all citizens. New practices must derive from a vision of learning appropriate for the 21st century.