Social Class And Hidden Curriculum Summary

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In the article "Social Class and Hidden Curriculum", Anyon studies the relationship between the course work and student-teacher interaction in different communities. She looks for evidence to show the difference between schools in poor areas vs areas were people are rich. During the 1978-1979 school year she studied five classes by classroom observation along with interviewing students and facility. After studying each class Anyon classified each class from "work class" to "executive elite schools" depending on what socioeconomic class the community was from. Anyon observed that in the "working class" school teachers tend to focus more on the procedure and on how each assignment relates to real life. In the "middle class" school, Anyon saw
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