Charlotte Mason teaching philosophy from Wikipedia - Mason's philosophy of education is probably best summarized by the principles given at the beginning of each book mentioned above. Two key mottos taken from those principles are "Education is an atmosphere, a discipline, a life" and "Education is the science of relations." She believed that children were born persons and should be respected as such; they should also be taught the Way of the Will and the Way of Reason. Her motto for students was "I am, I can, I ought, I will."
What is Classical Education? (from http://www.welltrainedmind.com/classical-education/ - Classical education depends on a three-part process of training the mind. The early years of school are spent in absorbing facts, systematically laying the foundations for advanced study. In the middle grades, students learn to think through arguments. In the high school years, they learn to express themselves. This classical pattern is called the trivium.
From Wikipedia: Distance education or distance learning, is a field of education that focuses on teaching methods and technology with the aim of delivering teaching, often on an individual basis, to students who are not physically present in a traditional educational setting such as a classroom.
Characteristics of the Eclectic Learning method from Brighthub.com: There is no one set of characteristics for eclectic learning. An eclectic education is an education that includes elements and characteristics of several different methods and curriculi.
Definition of the Montessori Method from Encarta World English Dictionary -
What is "the Reggio Approach"? (from http://www.reggioalliance.org/) The Reggio Emilia philosophy and approach to early childhood education has developed and continues to evolve as a result of over 40 years of experience within a system of municipal infant-toddler centers and preschools in Reggio Emilia, Italy...The Reggio Emilia approach is built upon a solid foundation of connected philosophical principles and extensive experience. Educators in Reggio Emilia have been inspired by many early childhood psychologists and philosophers, such as Dewey, Piaget, Vygotsky, Gardner and Bruner.
You cannot teach a person anything; you can only help him find it within himself. You cannot teach a person anything; you can only help him find it within himself.
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