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Educational Foundations and Curriculum

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What will be the effects of television's invasion of our classrooms? The educational potentialities of television are being explored rapidly and opinions about its classroom use are varied. Some people say that television will be nothing more than another instructional aid - something to supplement the teacher's equipment that can be put to use on occasion. Others think that television is destined to revolutionize our classroom instruction. They see the future classroom as one equipped with a television screen larger than our present blackboards, over which the children will receive most of their instruction. The true role of television probably lies somewhere in between these two points of view, but the advantages of televised education are many and we teachers should be thinking about them.


This article was originally published in Washington Education Journal.


Washington Education Journal

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