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Blueprint Education

Blueprint Education is a non-profit organization located in Glendale, Arizona operating charter high schools and providing distance learning. Founded in 1969, Blueprint Education first offered correspondence learning to migrant worker families in ...

                                               

Brecht Forum

The Brecht Forum was an independent Marxist educational and cultural center in Brooklyn, New York, named after German writer Bertolt Brecht. Throughout the years, the Forum offered a wide-ranging program of classes, public lectures and seminars, ...

                                               

Burnhamthorpe Collegiate Institute

Burnhamthorpe Collegiate Institute and Adult Learning Centre is an adult and alternative high school that is part of the Toronto District School Board in Etobicoke, Ontario, Canada, originally part of the Etobicoke Board of Education since 1956. ...

                                               

CAM Academy

                                               

Center for Appropriate Transport

The Center for Appropriate Transport is a non-profit community center dedicated to bicycles and alternative transport located in Eugene, Oregon, United States. CAT holds publicly funded educational workshops for teaching youth from ages 12 to 21. ...

                                               

Charter school

A charter school is a school that receives government funding but operates independently of the established state school system in which it is located. It is independent in the sense that it operates according to the basic principle of autonomy f ...

                                               

Phoebe Child

Phoebe Child was one of the pioneers of the Montessori Method of childrens education and a co-founder of the Montessori World Educational Institute. Born in England, she first studied the Montessori approach with Dr. Maria Montessori in London in ...

                                               

Coalition of Essential Schools

The Coalition of Essential Schools is a US organization created to further a type of whole-school reform originally envisioned by founder Ted Sizer in his book, Horaces Compromise. The group began in 1984 with twelve schools and grew to 600 membe ...

                                               

Cobb Virtual Academy

Cobb Virtual Academy is an online education program created and provided by the Cobb County School District in Georgia, United States. It is a separate entity from the Georgia Virtual School, an initiative by the Georgia Department of Education t ...

                                               

Colegio Cesar Chavez

Colegio Cesar Chavez was an American college-without-walls in Mount Angel, Oregon The college was named after Mexican American civil rights activist Cesar Chavez. Colegio was established in 1973 and closed its doors in 1983. Colegio was the first ...

                                               

College international de philosophie

The College international de philosophie, located in Paris 5th arrondissement, is a tertiary education institute placed under the trusteeship of the French government department of research and chartered under the French 1901 Law on associations. ...

                                               

College of Creative Studies

The College of Creative Studies is the smallest of the three undergraduate colleges at the University of California, Santa Barbara, unique within the University of California system in terms of structure and philosophy. Its small size, student pr ...

                                               

Connected learning

Connected learning is a type of learning where a young person has an opportunity to pursue a personal interest and passion with friends and caring adults so that learning in the projects are linked to academic achievements, career success or civi ...

                                               

Constructivism (philosophy of education)

Constructivism is a theory in education that recognizes the learners understanding and knowledge based on their own experiences prior to entering school. It is associated with various philosophical positions, particularly in epistemology as well ...

                                               

Contextual learning

Contextual learning is based on a constructivist theory of teaching and learning. Learning takes place when teachers are able to present information in such a way that students are able to construct meaning based on their own experiences. Context ...

                                               

Country Day School movement

The Country Day School movement is a movement in progressive education that originated in the United States in the late 19th century. Country Day Schools seek to recreate the educational rigor, atmosphere, camaraderie and character-building aspec ...

                                               

Curriculum of the Waldorf schools

In the curriculum of the Waldorf schools, much of the education in academic subjects takes place in blocks, generally of 3–5 weeks duration. Each pupil generally writes and illustrates a self-created textbook representing the material learned in ...

                                               

Dalton International

Dalton International is a worldwide network of Dalton Plan schools and Dalton specialists. The alumni of Dalton school are called Daltonians. The Daltonian is also the official newspaper name of Dalton International.

                                               

Dalton Plan

The Dalton Plan is an educational concept created by Helen Parkhurst. It is inspired by the intellectual ferment at the turn of the 20th century. Educational thinkers such as Maria Montessori and John Dewey influenced Parkhurst while she created ...

                                               

Degree completion program

A degree completion program is an undergraduate academic program, most frequently found in the United States and Canada, that is offered within an established university but designed for non-traditional students. Degree completion programs are ty ...

                                               

Democratic education

Democratic education is an educational ideal in which democracy is both a goal and a method of instruction. It brings democratic values to education and can include self-determination within a community of equals, as well as such values as justic ...

                                               

Deschooling

Deschooling, a term rooted in the beliefs of Ivan Illich, is the shift from a traditional, government-influenced institution of schooling to a less-restricted method of learning that focuses on being educated by ones natural curiosities.

                                               

Deschooling Society

Deschooling Society is a book that brought Ivan Illich to public attention. It is a critical discourse on education as practised in modern economies.

                                               

The DO School

The DO School is a global organization founded in 2014 with offices in Berlin, New York, Hong Kong, and Hamburg. The DO School supports businesses, entrepreneurs, and "young talents". The DO School has run programs in 27 countries for over 50.000 ...

                                               

Early entrance to college

Early entrance to college, sometimes called early admission or early enrollment, is the practice of allowing high school students to be accelerated into college, one or more years before the traditional age of college entrance, and without obtain ...

                                               

East Kent Sudbury School

The East Kent Sudbury School is a home education learning community, operating on Sudbury school principles, that opened in January 2019 in Margate, Kent in the United Kingdom. It has been described as "elitist and damaging". Margate is the locat ...

                                               

EcoCAR

EcoCAR: The NeXt Challenge is a three-year competition that builds on the 19-year history of U.S. Department of Energy advanced vehicle technology competitions by giving engineering students the chance to design and build advanced vehicles that d ...

                                               

Education Otherwise

Education Otherwise is a registered charity based in England for families whose children are being educated otherwise than at school, and for those who wish to uphold the freedom of families to take responsibility for the education of their child ...

                                               

Edupunk

Edupunk is a do it yourself attitude to teaching and learning practices. Tom Kuntz described edupunk as "an approach to teaching that avoids mainstream tools like PowerPoint and Blackboard, and instead aims to bring the rebellious attitude and DI ...

                                               

Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow

The Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow was a community/charter school based in Columbus, Ohio, United States. It was sponsored by the Lucas County Educational Service Center of Lake Erie West in Toledo, in accordance with chapter 3314 of the Ohio R ...

                                               

Environmental adult education

Environmental adult education is recognized as a "hybrid outgrowth of the environmental movement and adult education, combining an ecological orientation with a learning paradigm to provide a vigorous educational approach to environmental concern ...

                                               

Environmental education

Environmental education refers to organized efforts to teach how natural environments function, and particularly, how human beings can manage behavior and ecosystems to live sustainably. It is a multi-disciplinary field integrating disciplines su ...

                                               

Experiential education

Experiential education is a philosophy of education that describes the process that occurs between a teacher and student that infuses direct experience with the learning environment and content. The term is not interchangeable with experiential l ...

                                               

Experiential learning

Experiential learning also known as is the process of learning through experience, and is more specifically defined as "learning through reflection on doing". Hands-on learning can be a form of experiential learning, but does not necessarily invo ...

                                               

Externship

Externships are experiential learning opportunities, similar to internships but generally shorter, provided by partnerships between educational institutions and employers to give students short practical experiences in their field of study. In me ...

                                               

Female mentorship

The Rhodes Project, which examines the experience of female Rhodes Scholars, was created in 2004 by Ann Olivarius. Rhodes Scholars are chosen from around the world for graduate study at the University of Oxford. The project showcases research on ...

                                               

The Forbidden Education

The Forbidden Education is an independent documentary released in 2012. The film documents diverse alternative education practices and unconventional schools in Latin America and Spain and includes educational approaches such as popular education ...

                                               

Forest kindergarten

Forest kindergarten is a type of preschool education for children between the ages of three and six that is held almost exclusively outdoors. Whatever the weather, children are encouraged to play, explore and learn in a forest environment. The ad ...

                                               

Forest school (learning style)

Forest school is an outdoor education delivery model in which students visit natural spaces to learn personal, social and technical skills. It has been defined as "an inspirational process that offers children, young people and adults regular opp ...

                                               

Free school movement

The free school movement, also known as the new schools or alternative schools movement, was an American education reform movement during the 1960s and early 1970s that sought to change the aims of formal schooling through alternative, independen ...

                                               

List of Friends schools

Friends schools are institutions that provide an education based on the beliefs and testimonies of the Religious Society of Friends. This article is a list of schools currently or historically associated with the Society of Friends, regardless of ...

                                               

Gifted education

Gifted education, talented and gifted programs, or G/T education) is a broad group of special practices, procedures, and theories used in the education of children who have been identified as gifted or talented. The main approaches to gifted educ ...

                                               

Gifted Education Resource Institute, Purdue University

The Gifted Education Research Resource Institute is a multidimensional center dedicated to the study, discovery, and development of human potential. It was founded by John F. Feldhusen in 1977 and is situated in the College of Education, Purdue U ...

                                               

Giulia Civita Franceschi

Giulia Civita Franceschi was an Italian educator. She directed from 1913 to 1923 kindergarten ship Caracciolo where 750 scugnizzi were rescued and educated with her own method, becoming "citizens". Her experience, before being shut down by fascis ...

                                               

Goddard College

Goddard College is a private low-residency college with three locations in the United States: Plainfield, Vermont; Port Townsend, Washington; and Seattle, Washington. The college offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs. With predecessor ...

                                               

The Great Courses

The Great Courses is a series of college-level audio and video courses produced and distributed by The Teaching Company, an American company based in Chantilly, Virginia. As of 2015, it had created over 700 courses and sold over 14 million copies.

                                               

Hands On Learning Australia

Hands On Learning Australia is a not-for-profit organisation listed as a Harm Prevention Charity by the Australian Government. The charity was assisted to come into being by Social Ventures Australia and became an Australian company in 2008 with ...

                                               

HEVT

The Hybrid Electric Vehicle Team of Virginia Tech, better known as HEVT, is a nationally recognized undergraduate student design team in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Virginia Tech. HEVT was formed in 1994 to compete in the 1995 Hyb ...

                                               

How to Read a Book

How to Read a Book is a 1940 book by the philosopher Mortimer J. Adler. He co-authored a heavily revised edition in 1972 with the editor Charles Van Doren, which gives guidelines for critically reading good and great books of any tradition. The 1 ...

                                               

Humane education

Humane education is broadly defined as education which nurtures compassion and respect for living beings. In addition to a focus on the treatment of non-human animals, humane education also contains content related to the environment, the compass ...

                                               

Humanistic education

Humanistic education is an approach to education based on the work of humanistic psychologists, most notably Abraham Maslow and Carl Rogers. Carl Rogers has been called the "Father of Humanistic Psychology" and devoted much of his efforts toward ...

                                               

In Schools We Trust

In Schools We Trust is a book written by Deborah Meier and published on August 1, 2002. Meier uses her experiences as the founding principal of the Mission Hill School in Boston, and previous experiences leading the Central Park East schools in N ...

                                               

Independent Learning Centre

The Independent Learning Centre is the Canadian province of Ontarios designated provider of distance education and the exclusive provider of General Educational Development Testing in Ontario. The ILC has a mandate from the Ontario Ministry of Ed ...

                                               

Industry-oriented education

Industry oriented education is an approach to learning from an industry perspective where traditional subjects such as maths, physics and science are taught in the context of application of that knowledge to product design, development and operat ...

                                               

Informal education

Informal education is a general term for education that can occur outside of a structured curriculum. Informal education encompasses student interests within a curriculum in a regular classroom, but is not limited to that setting. It works throug ...

                                               

Inquiry education

Inquiry education is a student-centered method of education focused on asking questions. Students are encouraged to ask questions which are meaningful to them, and which do not necessarily have easy answers; teachers are encouraged to avoid givin ...

                                               

Institucion Libre de Enseñanza

La Institucion Libre de Enseñanza, was an educational project developed in Spain for over half a century. The institute was inspired by the philosophy of Krausism, first introduced to the Complutense University of Madrid by Julian Sanz del Rio, a ...

                                               

Institutional pedagogy

Institutional pedagogy is a practice of education that is centered on two factors: 1. the complexity of the learner, and the "unconscious" that he or she brings to the classroom. This unconscious is another name for the diversity of social, econo ...

                                               

Inter-A

Inter-A is one of the options available to high school students in British Columbia, Canada. The program is based on leadership and is available to students in grades 8-12. As of April 2018, Inter-A is situated within Queen Elizabeth Secondary Sc ...

                                               

Intercultural Open University Foundation

The Intercultural Open University Foundation is an international non-profit charitable organization that provides distance learning courses to masters and PhD students. IOUF offers dual degree programs in association with Universidad Azteca and i ...

                                               

Irvington Community School

Irvington Community Schools is a K-12 charter school corporation located in the Irvington Historic District of Indianapolis, Indiana. Originally Chartered by Ball State University, ICS, Inc is currently chartered by the Indianapolis Mayor’s Offic ...

                                               

Jenaplan schools

Jenaplan schools are based on a teaching concept conceived and founded by the German pedagogue Peter Petersen from 1923-1927. The term Jenaplan was coined by the London committee for preparing the 4th meeting of the ’New Education Fellowship’’ in ...

                                               

Jiddu Krishnamurti Schools

Jiddu Krishnamurti was a philosopher, educationist, speaker and writer. His supporters – working through non-profit foundations in India, Great Britain and the United States – oversee several independent schools based on his views on education. T ...

                                               

Job Corps

Job Corps is a voluntary program administered by the United States Department of Labor that offers free-of-charge education and vocational training to young men and women ages 16 to 24. Job Corps has a budget of Job Corps is a voluntary program a ...

                                               

The Joy of Science

The Joy of Science is a popular video and audio course series, consisting of 60 lectures, each 30 minutes long, presented by Dr. Robert Hazen of the George Mason University and the Carnegie Institution of Washington. The course, first introduced ...

                                               

Kibbutz communal child rearing and collective education

Communal child rearing was the method of education that prevailed in the collective communities in Israel, until about the end of the 1980s. Collective education started on the day of birth and went on until adulthood. At the time it was consider ...

                                               

Language Learning Centre

The Language Learning Centre is a Self access language learning center offering resources and facilities for those learning languages at Victoria University of Wellington.

                                               

Learning by teaching

In the field of pedagogy, learning by teaching is a method of teaching in which students are made to learn material and prepare lessons to teach it to the other students. There is a strong emphasis on acquisition of life skills along with the sub ...

                                               

Learning for a Cause

Learning for a Cause is a nonprofit student press founded in 2004 by Canadian educator and photographer Michael Ernest Sweet. The initiative operated from Lester B. Pearson High School in Montreal until autumn 2010 when it merged into Youth Fusio ...

                                               

Learning through play

Learning through play is a term used in education and psychology to describe how a child can learn to make sense of the world around them. Through play children can develop social and cognitive skills, mature emotionally, and gain the self-confid ...

                                               

Lessons of the Masters

Lessons of the Masters is a 2004 book by George Steiner. It is part history, part analysis of the mentor-protege relationship. From Socrates and Jesus to Husserl, Heidegger and Arendt, not leaving out Plotinus, Augustine, Shakespeare, Dante, Marl ...

                                               

Lifewide learning

Lifewide learning is a teaching strategy and an approach to learning and personal development that involves real contexts and authentic settings. The goal is to address different kinds of learning not covered in a traditional classroom. By includ ...

                                               

List of autodidacts

Because of the large increase in years of education since 1800, especially during the early 20th century, it is difficult to define autodidactism and to compare autodidacts during different time periods.

                                               

List of online high schools in Mississippi

Orange Lutheran High School Online University of Mississippi High School K12.COM Penn Foster Keystone National High School Apex Learning High School Laurel Springs High School Abundant Life Academy Online High School North Star Academy Christa Mc ...

                                               

List of Sudbury schools

Sudbury schools practice a form of schooling in which students individually decide what to do with their time, and learn as a by-product of ordinary experience rather than through classes or a standard curriculum. Students have complete responsib ...

                                               

Low-residency program

A low-residency program is a form of education, normally at the university level, which involves some amount of distance education and brief on-campus or specific-site residencies - residencies may be one weekend or several weeks. These programs ...

                                               

M-learning

M-learning or mobile learning is "learning across multiple contexts, through social and content interactions, using personal electronic devices". A form of distance education, m-learners use mobile device educational technology at their convenien ...

                                               

Macondo Writers Workshop

The Macondo Writers Workshop is an association of socially-engaged masters level writers working to advance creativity, foster generosity, and serve community. Founded in 1995 by writer Sandra Cisneros and named after the town in Gabriel Garcia M ...

                                               

The Magnet School

Waldens Path | The Magnet School is a K-12 Progressive School in Hyderabad, India that is inspired by the philosophy and views on education of Jiddu Krishnamurti. The school is managed by the Walden Education Foundation. The Magnet School follows ...

                                               

Malcolm Shabazz City High School

Malcolm Shabazz City High School is a four-year public alternative high school in Madison, Wisconsin. The school was named in honor of activist Malcolm X, also known as Malcolm Shabazz. It was founded as Malcolm Shabazz High School in 1971, chang ...

                                               

Man: A Course of Study

Man: A Course of Study, usually known by the acronym MACOS or M.A.C.O.S., was an American humanities teaching program, popular in America and Britain in the 1970s. It was based on the theories of Jerome Bruner, particularly his concept of the "sp ...

                                               

McGuffey Readers

McGuffey Readers were a series of graded primers for grade levels 1-6. They were widely used as textbooks in American schools from the mid-19th century to the mid-20th century, and are still used today in some private schools and in homeschooling ...

                                               

MENTOR

MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership is an advocate and resource for mentoring in the United States. It is a 501 nonprofit organization, with headquarters in Boston, Massachusetts.

                                               

Mentor (Odyssey)

In the Odyssey, Mentor was the son of Alcimus. In his old age Mentor was a friend of Odysseus. When Odysseus left for the Trojan War, he placed Mentor and Eumaeus in charge of his son Telemachus, and of Odysseus palace. When Athena visited Telema ...

                                               

The Mentoring Partnership of Southwestern Pennsylvania

The Mentoring Partnership of Southwestern Pennsylvania is a non-profit organization located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania that provides a variety of free services to local mentoring agencies and is the chief public advocate for mentoring in the reg ...

                                               

Mentorship

Mentorship is a relationship in which a more experienced or more knowledgeable person helps to guide a less experienced or less knowledgeable person. The mentor may be older or younger than the person being mentored, but he or she must have a cer ...

                                               

Mesopotamian Social Sciences Academy

The Mesopotamian Social Sciences Academy is a co-educational university in Qamishli, the capital of the de facto autonomous region, the Democratic Federation of Northern Syria. The academy opened on September 2014 as the first university in Rojav ...

                                               

Micro-schooling

Micro-schooling is the reinvention of the one-room school house, where class size is typically smaller than that in most schools and there are mixed-age level groupings. Generally, micro-schools do not meet all 5 days of the school week, and thei ...

                                               

MicroMasters

MicroMasters programs are a series of online graduate level courses offered by universities through edX that one can take to develop standalone skills for career advancement or earn graduate level credentials from its respective universities, equ ...

                                               

Minimally invasive education

Minimally invasive education is a form of learning in which children operate in unsupervised environments. The methodology arose from an experiment done by Sugata Mitra while at NIIT in 1999, often called The Hole in the Wall, which has since gon ...

                                               

Mirambika - Free Progress School

Mirambika - Free Progress School, is an alternative education inspired school that is based on the Integral Philosophy of Sri Aurobindo and The Mother. It is situated at the Sri Aurobindo Ashram campus in New Delhi. The process of learning at Mir ...

                                               

Mkhitar Sebastatsi Educational Complex

Mkhitar Sebastatsi Educational Complex, is a state-owned school located in the Malatia-Sebastia District of Yerevan, the capital of Armenia. The school is named after the prominent Armenian scholar and theologian Mkhitar Sebastatsi of the 18th ce ...

                                               

Monsignor Fraser College

Monsignor Fraser College is a Roman Catholic specialized dual-track Alternative and Adult High School run by the Toronto Catholic District School Board in Toronto, Ontario, Canada with six campuses and various programs. The school was named in ho ...

                                               

Mosaic Network

The Mosaic Network is a charitable initiative founded by Charles, Prince of Wales in 2007 as part of The Princes Programmes at his charity Business in the Community. The catalyst was a memorandum from The Prince of Wales to the then CEO of BITC D ...

                                               

Narrative evaluation

In education, narrative evaluation is a form of performance measurement and feedback which can be used as an alternative or supplement to grading. Narrative evaluations generally consist of several paragraphs of written text about a students indi ...

                                               

National Association for the Education of Young Children

The National Association for the Education of Young Children is a large nonprofit association in the United States representing early childhood education teachers, para-educators, center directors, trainers, college educators, families of young c ...

                                               

National Coalition of Alternative Community Schools

The National Coalition of Alternative Community Schools, or NCACS, is an international organization based in the U.S. city of Ann Arbor, Michigan, dedicated to promoting alternative education. The organization was founded in 1978. It is known for ...

                                               

National Mentoring Month

National Mentoring Month is a campaign held each January to promote youth mentoring in the United States. It was inaugurated in 2002, and is spearheaded by the Harvard School of Public Health, MENTOR, and the Corporation for National and Communit ...

                                               

National Open University

National Open University is an open university in Luzhou District, New Taipei, Taiwan. National Open University was established on August 1, 1986 along the lines of Great Britains Open University. Although National Open University originally had ...

                                               

National Summer Learning Association

The National Summer Learning Association is an organization in the United States that claims to aspire "for every child to be safe, healthy, and engaged in learning during the summer."

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