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 communi...
Web-based Inquiry Science Environment
The Web-based Inquiry Science Environment (WISE) is a program hosted by Berkeley University and supported by the National Science Foundation. It provides a platform for creating inquiry-based science ...
Risinghill School
Risinghill School was an early comprehensive school opened in 1960 in Islington, under the headmastership of Michael Duane; a charismatic advocate of progressive and non-authoritarian education. The s...
Teaching for social justice
Teaching for social justice is a philosophy of education centered on the promotion of social justice, and the instillation of such values in students. Its overarching aims are to equip learners with t...
Cultural learning
Cultural learning, also called cultural transmission, is the way a group of people or animals within a society or culture tend to learn and pass on new information. Learning styles are greatly influen...
Expeditionary learning schools
Expeditionary Learning Schools are models of comprehensive school reform based on the educational ideas of German educator Kurt Hahn, the founder of Outward Bound. Expeditionary Learning Schools exist...
Economics of education
Education economics or the economics of education is the study of economic issues relating to education, including the demand for education and the financing and provision of education. From early wor...
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The Beach School
The Beach School was a democratic free school in Toronto based on the Sudbury principles of education. The model has two basic tenets: educational freedom and democratic governance. Small and independ...
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Secondary education
Secondary education normally takes place in secondary schools, taking place after primary education and may be followed by higher education or vocational training. In some countries, only primary or b...
Secondary education - Wikipedia
Nonformal learning
Non-formal learning is a loosely defined term covering various structured learning situations, such as swimming sessions for toddlers, community-based sports programs and conference style seminars, wh...
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Scantek
ScanTek is an education program, an ICT-based series of teaching and learning resources developed by the British educational technology company LJ Create. The program has been specifically designed t...
Free School of Evanston
The Free School of Evanston was an alternative school that existed in Evanston, Illinois,USA from 1971 to 1976, for five school years.
The Free School was influenced by Summerhill School.At meeti...
Microtraining
The Microtraining method is an approach aimed at supporting informal learning processes in organizations and companies. Learning in this sense means that an active process of knowledge creation is tak...
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Firsthand learning
The first documented use of the term firsthand learning, by Mark St. John of Inverness Research Associates, was in a lecture at the Workshop Center at the City College of New York. Firsthand learning ...
Inquiry-based learning
Inquiry-based learning (also enquiry-based learning in British English) starts by posing questions, problems or scenarios—rather than simply presenting established facts or portraying a smooth path to...
Global Leadership Adventures
Global Leadership Adventures (GLA) offers high school study abroad programs where students engage in service-learning in Ecuador (Galápagos Islands), Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ghana, Guatemala, ...
Technology education
Technology education is the study of technology, in which students "learn about the processes and knowledge related to technology". As a field of study, it covers the human ability to shape and change...
Korczak's orphanages
The orphanages ran by Janusz Korczak and Stefania Wilczyńska were among the earliest Democratic education institutes in the world. They were two orphanages, located in Warsaw. One orphanage was establ...
Korczak's orphanages - Wikipedia
Authentic assessment
Authentic assessment is the measurement of "intellectual accomplishments that are worthwhile, significant, and meaningful," as compared to multiple choice standardized tests. Authentic assessment can ...
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 en...
International Samaritan
International Samaritan, or IS, formerly known as Central American Ministries (CAM), is a non-profit organization headquartered in Ann Arbor, Michigan near the campus of The University of Michigan. It...
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Active learning
Active learning is a model of instruction that focuses the responsibility of learning on learners. It was popularized in the 1990s by its appearance on the Association for the Study of Higher Educatio...