This episode covers the ways in which
the organization of knowledge and understanding can
influence learning. It also introduces Bruner's and
Schwab's ideas about the structure of the disciplines.
Julie Helber, a fourth grade teacher at Paddock Elementary
School, Milan, Michigan, tenth grade biology teacher
Mary Edmunds at the Detroit High School for the Performing
Arts, Detroit, Michigan, and ninth through twelfth grade
teacher Avram Barlowe at The Urban Academy, New York
City, New York are all featured in this episode. Lee
S. Shulman, president of the Carnegie Foundation for
the Advancement of Teaching, provides expert commentary.