Difference between revisions of "Tailored and Alternative Learning Systems"

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Tailored and Alternative Learning systems and ideologies have a long history. "Tailored learning" systems probably date back to the advent of vocations, and "Alternative Education" has probably been with us as long as standard education systems. However, trends in these areas over the past century, and more recently over the past decade are notable in their increasing impact on standard educational systems.  These influences have been largely driven by scientists (physicians, psychologists, computer scientists) researching and becoming involved in education.  
 
Tailored and Alternative Learning systems and ideologies have a long history. "Tailored learning" systems probably date back to the advent of vocations, and "Alternative Education" has probably been with us as long as standard education systems. However, trends in these areas over the past century, and more recently over the past decade are notable in their increasing impact on standard educational systems.  These influences have been largely driven by scientists (physicians, psychologists, computer scientists) researching and becoming involved in education.  
  
Inspired by Piaget, Italian physician and educator Maria Montessouri [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Montessori_method]  emphasized the impact of childrens' environment and value of play and natural development in education. Her methods have been adopted widely in modern alternative educational systems today, particularly in the West.  
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