America 1940-1949: Education Research Article from American Decades

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Better Learning Through Current Materials, written by members of the California Council on Improvement of Instruction, was introduced in October 1949. The book reported on a four-year project in secondary schools in which pupils were educated through magazines, newspapers, and radio rather than textbooks. They concluded that timid, below-average students showed a much greater tendency to join in group discussions when activities were based upon media other than textbooks.

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