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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 ...

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Pino - logical board game which is based on tactics and strategy. In general this is a remix of chess, checkers and corners. The game develops imagination, concentration, teaches how to solve tasks, plan their own actions and of course to think logically. It does not matter how much pieces you have, the main thing is how they are placement!

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