Educational Method And Alternative Education

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Educational Method And Alternative Education

Educational or teaching method comprises the principles and methods used by teachers to enable student learning. Alternative education encompasses many pedagogical approaches differing from mainstream pedagogy. How much do you know about them?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      John Amos Comenius

    • B. 

      Plato

    • C. 

      Jean-Jacques Rousseau

    • D. 

      Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi

  • 2. 
    Who created the concept of the "kindergarten" and coined the word?
    • A. 

      Francis Bacon

    • B. 

      Friedrich Wilhelm August Fröbel

    • C. 

      John Amos Comenius

    • D. 

      René Descartes

  • 3. 
    Whose motto was "Learning by head, hand and heart"?
    • A. 

      Maria Montessori

    • B. 

      Jean-Jacques Rousseau

    • C. 

      Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi

    • D. 

      Frank Lloyd Wright

  • 4. 
    Who wrote novel Emile, or On Education?
    • A. 

      Michel de Montaigne

    • B. 

      Maria Montessori

    • C. 

      Allan Bloom

    • D. 

      Jean-Jacques Rousseau

  • 5. 
    The name Casa dei Bambini is connected to whom?
    • A. 

      Maria Montessori

    • B. 

      John Amos Comenius

    • C. 

      Waldorf method

    • D. 

      Steinberg

  • 6. 
    Waldorf education, also known as Steiner education, is based on the educational philosophy of whom?
    • A. 

      Ralph Waldo Emerson

    • B. 

      Rudolf Steiner

    • C. 

      Henry David Thoreau

    • D. 

      Francis Wayland Parker

  • 7. 
    Who was a pioneer of the progressive school movement in the United States?
    • A. 

      John Dewey

    • B. 

      Johann Friedrich Herbart

    • C. 

      Francis Wayland Parker

    • D. 

      Neither

  • 8. 
    Who is considered to be the founder of pedagogy as an academic discipline?
    • A. 

      Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel

    • B. 

      Hugo Bergmann

    • C. 

      Henry David Thoreau

    • D. 

      Johann Friedrich Herbart

  • 9. 
    Amos Bronson Alcott had a very famous daughter and she wrote a novel named Little Women. What is her name?
    • A. 

      Louisa Alcott

    • B. 

      Abigail May

    • C. 

      Anna Bronson Alcott

    • D. 

      Elizabeth Sewall Alcott

  • 10. 
    Who founded the 1960s Open School movement and is credited with coining the term "open classroom"?
    • A. 

      Ellen Kay

    • B. 

      Herbert Kohl

    • C. 

      Maria Montessori

    • D. 

      Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi