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Networked learning

Networked learning is a process of developing and maintaining connections with people and information, and communicating in such a way so as to support one anothers learning. The central term in this definition is connections. It takes a relation ...

                                               

The New Games Book

The New Games Book and its companion, More New Games, were resources developed for the "New Games" movement which began in the late 1960s to encourage people to play non-competitive or friendlier games. Many of the "New Games" may now be seen pla ...

                                               

The Nova Project

The Nova Project, also known as Nova, is a small public alternative high school in Seattle, Washington, operated by the Seattle Public School District. Its goal is to be a "democratically governed learning community of broadly educated, creative, ...

                                               

Obstacle course

An obstacle course is a series of challenging physical obstacles an individual, team or animal must navigate, usually while being timed. Obstacle courses can include running, climbing, jumping, crawling, swimming, and balancing elements with the ...

                                               

Online high schools in California

The state of California offers online learning for grades 9–12. Over 56.000 of students are taking one or more online classes in California, according to the reports California Department of Education. There are two types of online high school av ...

                                               

Open College (UK)

The Open College was a UK public distance learning college from 1987 to 1991, based on the example of the Open University transmitting courses via television programmes on Channel 4. It offered vocational courses at sub-degree level, with TV prog ...

                                               

Open University

The Open University is a public research university and the largest university in the UK for undergraduate education. The majority of the OUs undergraduate students are based in the United Kingdom and principally study off-campus; many of its cou ...

                                               

Opsimath

An opsimath is a person who begins, or continues, to study or learn late in life. The word is derived from the Greek ὀψέ, meaning late, and μανθάνω, meaning learn. Opsimathy was once frowned upon, used as a put-down with implications of laziness, ...

                                               

Out-of-school learning

Out-of-school learning is an educational concept first proposed by Lauren Resnick in her 1987 AERA presidential address, which consists of curricular and non-curricular learning experiences for pupils and students outside the school environment.

                                               

Parent trigger

A parent trigger is a legal maneuver through which parents can change the administration of a poorly performing public school - most notably, by transforming it into a charter school. The first parent trigger law was passed by the California legi ...

                                               

Place-based education

Place-based education, sometimes called pedagogy of place, place-based learning, experiential education, community-based education, education for sustainability, environmental education or more rarely, service learning, is an educational philosop ...

                                               

PLANS (non-profit)

People for Legal and Non-Sectarian Schools is an organization based in California in the United States which campaigns against the public funding of Waldorf methods charter schools alleging they violate the United States Constitutions separation ...

                                               

Pop Culture Classroom

Pop Culture Classroom, based in Denver, Colorado, is a nonprofit organization that educates in the areas of literacy and arts through alternative approaches to learning and character development. The organization creates educational programs for ...

                                               

Practice-based professional learning

Practice-based professional learning is understood in contrast to classroom- or theory-based learning. It is kindred to terms such as work-based learning, workplace or work-centred learning. Distinctive, though, are a concern for professional lea ...

                                               

Prairie Learning Centre

The Prairie Learning Centre is an educational centre located near Grasslands National Park, Saskatchewan, that hosts curriculum linked workshops on the native prairie landscape. With the support of Grasslands National Park, Chinook School Divisio ...

                                               

Praxis (organization)

Praxis is a for-profit apprenticeship program in the United States. It places young people at paid positions with startup companies. Participants in the program are not required to have a college degree. Praxis was founded by Isaac Morehouse in 2013.

                                               

Princess Christian's Farm

Princess Christians Farm is an educational facility geared towards people with learning disabilities. The farm is run by a partnership with Kent County Council Social Services for the benefit of adults with learning difficulties and disabilities. ...

                                               

Progressive education

Progressive education is a pedagogical movement that began in the late nineteenth century; it has persisted in various forms to the present. The term progressive was engaged to distinguish this education from the traditional Euro-American curricu ...

                                               

Public alternative school

A public alternative school is a state school that "provides alternative learning experiences to the conventional school program and which is available by choice to every family in the community at no extra cost” They include: Open school Multicu ...

                                               

Quincy Method

The Quincy Method, also known as the Quincy Plan, or the Quincy system of learning, was a child-centred, progressive approach to education developed by Francis W. Parker, then superintendent of schools in Quincy, Massachusetts in 1875. Parker, a ...

                                               

Reggio Emilia approach

The Reggio Emilia approach is an educational philosophy focused on preschool and primary education. It is a pedagogy described as student-centered and constructivist that uses self-directed, experiential learning in relationship-driven environmen ...

                                               

Ropes course

A ropes course is a challenging outdoor personal development and team building activity which usually consists of high and/or low elements. Low elements take place on the ground or above the ground. High elements are usually constructed in trees ...

                                               

Saxon math

Saxon math, developed by John Saxon, is a teaching method for incremental learning of mathematics. It involves teaching a new mathematical concept every day and constantly reviewing old concepts. Early editions were deprecated for providing very ...

                                               

Scarborough Centre for Alternative Studies

Scarborough Centre for Alternative Studies, formerly Tabor Park Vocational School is an alternative and adult high school serving Scarborough, a part of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It operates under the Toronto District School Board and was previou ...

                                               

Schmerenbeck Educational Centre for Gifted and Talented Children

The Schmerenbeck Educational Centre for Gifted and Talented Children, an organisation based at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa, promoted, encouraged and fostered the education of gifted children within South Afri ...

                                               

School refusal

School refusal is a child-motivated refusal to attend school or difficulty remaining in class for the full day. Child-motivated absenteeism occurs autonomously, by the volition of the child. This behavior is differentiated from non-child-motivate ...

                                               

School voucher

A school voucher, also called an education voucher, in a voucher system, is a certificate of government funding for a student at a school chosen by the student or the students parents. The funding is usually for a particular year, term or semeste ...

                                               

Scout method

The Scout method is the informal educational system used by Scouts in the Boy Scouts of America. The aim of Scouting is character training with the goal of helping participants become independent and helpful, and thereby become "healthy, happy, h ...

                                               

Self access language learning centers

Self access language learning centers are educational facilities designed for student learning that is at least partially, if not fully self-directed. Students have access to resources ranging from photocopied exercises with answer keys to comput ...

                                               

Self-Taught Higher Education Examinations

Self-Taught Higher Education Examinations is a test for bachelors degree in China. It is practiced by National Education Examinations Authority of China. NEEA is an agency of the Chinese Ministry of Education, headquartered in the Li Ye building, ...

                                               

Service-learning

Service-learning is an educational approach that combines learning objectives with community service in order to provide a pragmatic, progressive learning experience while meeting societal needs. Service-learning involves students in service proj ...

                                               

Service-learning in engineering education

Many engineering educators see service-learning as the solution to several prevalent problems in engineering education today. In the past, engineering curriculum has fluctuated between emphasizing engineering science to focusing more on practical ...

                                               

Stanislav Shatsky

Stanislav Shatskii was an important humanistic educator, writer, and educational administrator in the late Russian Empire and the early Soviet Union. Shatskii established a number of experimental and progressive educational institutions between 1 ...

                                               

Shibuya University Network

The Shibuya University Network, founded in 2006 in Japan, is not a university or college in the traditional sense but a new system of education in the local community of Shibuya, Tokyo. The school is led by Yasuaki Sakyo, a 28-year-old ex-account ...

                                               

Skills for Life

Skills for Life was the national strategy in England for improving adult literacy, language and numeracy skills and was established as part of the wider national Skills Strategy to increase the numbers of young people and adults with adequate ski ...

                                               

Slow education

Slow education is based upon Socratic, adaptive and non-standards based approaches to teaching. Slow education is in part a reaction to the overly compacted course content requirements teachers are experiencing from nationalized curricula worldwi ...

                                               

Social pedagogy

Social pedagogy describes a holistic and relationship-centred way of working in care and educational settings with people across the course of their lives. In many countries across Europe, it has a long-standing tradition as a field of practice a ...

                                               

Soka University of America

Soka University of America is a private university in Aliso Viejo, California. The universitys mission emphasizes pacifism, human rights, and the creative coexistence of nature and humanity. A much larger and older sister school, Sōka University ...

                                               

Bharath Sriraman

Bharath Sriraman is an Indian-born mathematician, educator and academic editor, known for his interdisciplinary contributions at the nexus of math-science-arts, theory development in mathematics education, creativity research, and alternative edu ...

                                               

Steiner Schools Australia

Steiner Schools Australia refers to the fifty-two Steiner or Waldorf educational institutions, thirty-six of which are governed by Steiner Education Australia and are located in each the States and Territories of Australia. As with all Steiner sc ...

                                               

Rudolf Steiner

Rudolf Joseph Lorenz Steiner February 1861 – 30 March 1925) was an Austrian philosopher, social reformer, architect, economist, esotericist, and claimed clairvoyant. Steiner gained initial recognition at the end of the nineteenth century as a lit ...

                                               

Student voice

Student voice is "any expression of any learner regarding anything related to education" and describes "the distinct perspectives and actions of young people throughout schools focused on education. Tech educator Dennis Harper writes, "Student vo ...

                                               

StudentMentor.org

StudentMentor.org is an American national college student mentoring program. The nonprofit organization seeks to increase college completion and student career readiness by utilizing its technology platform to connect college students with profes ...

                                               

Studies of Waldorf education

A number of national, international and topic-based studies have been made of Waldorf education. In 2005, British educational researchers Philip Woods, Martin Ashley and Glenys Woods evaluated Steiner-Waldorf schools for the United Kingdoms Depar ...

                                               

Sudbury school

A Sudbury school is a type of school, usually for the K-12 age range, where students have complete responsibility for their own education, and the school is run by a direct democracy in which students and staff are equal citizens. Students use th ...

                                               

Summer Advantage USA

Summer Advantage USA is a national non-profit organization providing elementary and middle school students living in low–performing school districts with research-based summer learning programs focused on academic gains.

                                               

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Taking Children Seriously

Taking Children Seriously is a parenting movement and educational philosophy whose central idea is that it is possible and desirable to raise and educate children without either doing anything to them against their will, or making them do anythin ...

                                               

Tamariki School

Tamariki is the oldest free school’ in New Zealand and one of the oldest in the world. It was founded in 1966 by a group of parents and teachers interested in preventive mental health. It is located in the Christchurch suburb of Linwood. Its name ...

                                               

The Teenage Liberation Handbook

The Teenage Liberation Handbook: How to Quit School and Get a Real Life and Education, which was published in 1991 by Grace Llewellyn, is a book about unschooling and youth empowerment. Largely inspired by John Holts educational philosophy, the b ...

                                               

Thomas Jefferson Education

Thomas Jefferson Education, also known as "TJEd" or "Leadership Education" is a philosophy and methodology of education which is popular among some alternative educators, including private schools, charter schools and homeschoolers. It is based o ...

                                               

Tinkering School

One aspect of Tinkering School is a sleepover summer camp where children come and participate in projects. The projects are based on exploration and experimentation. Making use of various materials, students are encouraged to develop projects thr ...

                                               

Train to Gain

Train to Gain, was a UK government funded initiative to deliver vocational training to employed adults. It was discontinued in 2010. Train to Gain was designed to deliver vocational training to employed individuals in the UK, primarily those in t ...

                                               

Triangle Program

The Triangle Program is an alternative education program in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, designed for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender students who are at risk of dropping because of homophobic and transphobic harassment in regular schools or ...

                                               

Umbrella school

An umbrella school is an alternative education school that serves to oversee the homeschooling of children to fulfill government educational requirements. Umbrella schools vary greatly in what they offer and cost. Some offer group classes, a defi ...

                                               

UnCollege

UnCollege is a social movement that aims to change the notion that going to college is the only path to success. UnCollege was founded by Dale J. Stephens in 2011.

                                               

Universal design for instruction

Universal instructional design or universal design for instruction is an educational framework for applying universal design principles to learning environments with a goal toward greater accessibility for all students, including students with di ...

                                               

Unschooling

Unschooling is an informal learning that advocates learner-chosen activities as a primary means for learning. Unschooling students learn through their natural life experiences including play, household responsibilities, personal interests and cur ...

                                               

Videobook

The name "VideoBook" was first registered and used in the United Kingdom UK in 1982 by Barry R. Pyatt, the owner of Yorkshire film producers "Studio 21." VideoBook was the marque, trading title and style for local-interest and sell-through video ...

                                               

Virtual campus

A virtual campus or e campus, refers to the online offerings of a college or university where college work is completed either partially or wholly online, often with the assistance of the teacher, professor, or teaching assistant. Many colleges a ...

                                               

Virtual school

An online school teaches students entirely or primarily online or through the internet. It has been defined as "education that uses one or more technologies to deliver instruction to students who are separated from the instructor and to support r ...

                                               

Vision Forum

Vision Forum was an evangelical Christian organization based in San Antonio, Texas. It was founded in 1998; its president was Doug Phillips, son of U.S. Constitution Party leader Howard Phillips. Vision Forum Ministries was a 501 non-profit organ ...

                                               

Walden's Path

Waldens Path School is one of the several Jiddu Krishnamurti Schools located at Jubilee Hills in Hyderabad, India. It follows Cambridge IGCSE syllabi. The School is inspired by Jiddu Krishnamurtis Educational Philosophy.

                                               

Waldorf doll

A Waldorf doll is a form of doll compatible with Waldorf education philosophies. Dolls are generally made of natural fibers - such as wool, cotton, or linen - from their stuffing to their hair to their clothing. The doll makers use techniques dra ...

                                               

Warren Wilson College MFA Program for Writers

The MFA Program for Writers at Warren Wilson College is the oldest low-residency creative writing Master of Fine Arts program in the United States. Prior to the founding of this program, an MFA in creative writing was earned via standard resident ...

                                               

Washington Homeschool Organization

The Washington Homeschool Organization is a homeschool group located in the state of Washington, USA. WHO is a non-profit organization with a bimonthly newsletter detailing local homeschooling news. Its mission is to serve the diverse interests o ...

                                               

White Stag Leadership Development Program

The White Stag Leadership Development Program, founded in 1958, is a summer leadership training program for youth 10 1/2 -18 led by two California-based non-profits that sponsor leadership development activities. The teen youth staff of the two p ...

                                               

Wikiversity

Wikiversity is a Wikimedia Foundation project that supports learning communities, their learning materials, and resulting activities. It differs from Wikipedia in that it offers tutorials and other materials for the fostering of learning, rather ...

                                               

Wilderness therapy

Wilderness therapy is a controversial adventure-based therapy treatment modality for behavior modification and interpersonal self-improvement, combining experiential education, individual and group therapy in a wilderness setting. The success of ...

                                               

World Fit

World Fit is a program of the United States Olympic Committee, and the United States Olympians and Paralympians Association to promote physical fitness and the Olympic Games ideals to school children through kids fitness programs, school fitness ...

                                               

Youth Innovation Fund

The Youth Innovation Fund is a national program that seeds youth activism, service learning, youth-led media through civic engagement programs in eight cities across the United States. Based in Washington, D.C., the Fund operates in Ypsilanti, Mi ...

                                               

Youth mentoring

Youth mentoring is the process of matching mentors with young people who need or want a caring, responsible adult in their lives. Adult mentors are usually unrelated to the child or teen and work as volunteers through a community-, school-, or ch ...

                                               

Youth work

Youth work is community support activity aimed at older children and adolescents. Depending upon the culture and the community, different services and institutions may exist for this purpose. In the United Kingdom youth work is the process of cre ...

                                               

Academic standards

Academic standards are the benchmarks of quality and excellence in education such as the rigour of curricula and the difficulty of examinations. The creation of universal academic standards requires agreement on rubrics, criteria or other systems ...

                                               

Aptitude

Outstanding aptitude can be considered "talent". An aptitude may be physical or mental. Aptitude is inborn potential to do certain kinds of work whether developed or undeveloped. Ability is developed knowledge, understanding, learnt or acquired a ...

                                               

Evaluation

Evaluation is a systematic determination of a subjects merit, worth and significance, using criteria governed by a set of standards. It can assist an organization, program, design, project or any other intervention or initiative to assess any aim ...

                                               

Abecedarian Early Intervention Project

The Carolina Abecedarian Project was a controlled experiment that was conducted in 1972 in North Carolina, United States, by the Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute to study the potential benefits of early childhood education for poor ...

                                               

Academic achievement

Academic performance or "academic achievement" is the extent to which a student, teacher or institution has attained their short or long-term educational goals. Completion of educational benchmarks such as secondary school diplomas and bachelors ...

                                               

Academic equivalency evaluation

An academic equivalency evaluation is an analytical report which determines the equivalency in the United States educational system of a potential US immigrants foreign academic and professional credentials. This evaluation determines the level o ...

                                               

Academic program prioritization

Academic program prioritization is the activity or process in which an academic institution assesses and prioritizes its programs for the purpose of more strategically allocating its funding and resources. This is a process a school engages in wh ...

                                               

Achievement test

An achievement test is a test of developed skill or knowledge. The most common type of achievement test is a standardized test developed to measure skills and knowledge learned in a given grade level, usually through planned instruction, such as ...

                                               

Advanced International Certificate of Education

The Advanced International Certificate of Education is an academically rigorous, internationally used, specialized, English language curriculum offered to students in the higher levels of secondary school intended to prepare them for an honours p ...

                                               

AJK Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education, Mirpur

The Azad Jammu & Kashmir Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education was established in 1973 through an ordinance promulgated by the Government of Azad Kashmir. It is located in Mirpur, Azad Kashmir. Before the establishment of the AJK BISE, ed ...

                                               

Alertness course

Alertness course was a class mandated by local boards of education to make some teachers eligible for maximum salary. According to Dr. Grace Fisher Ramsey of the American Museum of Natural History in 1938: In some cities, as New York, the board o ...

                                               

All India Pre Medical Test

The All India Pre-Medical test/ Pre-Dental Entrance Test was an annual medical entrance examination in India. The exam was conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education, Delhi for admission to MBBS and BDS courses in several medical colle ...

                                               

Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery

The Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery is a multiple choice test, administered by the United States Military Entrance Processing Command, used to determine qualification for enlistment in the United States Armed Forces. It is often offere ...

                                               

Army General Classification Test

The Army General Classification Test has a long history that runs parallel with research and means for attempting the assessment of intelligence or other abilities. World War I and World War II created the need for this type of testing and provid ...

                                               

Assam Higher Secondary Education Council

The Assam Higher Secondary Education Council is a board of education under the state government of Assam. It is the regulating body for higher secondary education in the state of Assam.

                                               

Assessment for learning

In classrooms where assessment for learning, commonly called formative assessment, is practised, students are encouraged to be more active in their learning and associated assessment. The ultimate purpose of assessment for learning is to create s ...

                                               

Assessment in computer-supported collaborative learning

Assessment in computer-supported collaborative learning environments is a subject of interest to educators and researchers. The assessment tools utilized in computer-supported collaborative learning settings are used to measure groups knowledge l ...

                                               

Assessment Research Centre

The Assessment Research Centre is a research centre based in the Melbourne Graduate School of Education, at the University of Melbourne. The Centre was founded in 1989 by Professor Patrick Griffin. The Centre is active in educational measurement ...

                                               

Attribute hierarchy method

The attribute hierarchy method, is a cognitively based psychometric procedure developed by Jacqueline Leighton, Mark Gierl, and Steve Hunka at the Centre for Research in Applied Measurement and Evaluation at the University of Alberta. The AHM is ...

                                               

Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education, Abbottabad

The Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education, Abbottabad, more commonly known as BISE Abbottabad, is an intermediate and secondary education governmental board located in Abbottabad, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. It is authorized with financ ...

                                               

Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education, Bahawalpur

                                               

Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education, Dera Ghazi Khan

                                               

Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education, Faisalabad

The Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education, Faisalabad is an examining board for intermediate and secondary education in Faisalabad Division.

                                               

Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education, Gujranwala

The Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education, Gujranwala is a secondary and intermediate education examining board in Gujranwala Division corporate under section 3 of Punjab Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education Act 1976.

                                               

Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education, Hyderabad

The Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education was formed in 1961 in the city of Hyderabad, Sindh to facilitate examinations for high schools and higher secondary schools.

                                               

Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education, Lahore

Lahore Board is the mainstream of education throughout the country. It is considered as the biggest educational board in Pakistan. Around 2 million students are examined every year through this board in matriculation and intermediate exams.

                                               

Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education, Larkana

The jurisdiction of Larkana Board includes following districts: Jacobabad District Dadu District Kashmore District Shikarpur District Larkana District Kamber and Shahdad Kot District Khairpur District

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