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  1. Modern School, or Modern, is a co-educational private school in New Delhi, India. It was founded in 1920 by Lala Raghubir Singh in Darya Ganj, Delhi. In 1932, the school moved to a building in New Delhi built by Sir Sobha Singh.
  2. Modern School: The Modern Schools, also called Ferrer Schools, were schools in the United States, established in the early Twentieth Century, that were modeled after the Escuela Moderna of Francesc Ferrer i GuĂ rdia, the Catalan educator and anarchist. They were an important part of the anarchist, free schooling, socialist, and labor movements in the U.S., intended to educate the working-classes from a secular, class-conscious perspective. The Modern Schools imparted day-time academic classes for children, and night-time continuing-education lectures for adults.

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Google previewThe School Journal (1904)

A modern school is a group of persons and a teacher organized and managed for struggle, aid, and devotion, or for individual, social, and civic service. It is organized and managed in accordance with the living experiences of these constituting the group. The teacher...

Google previewThinking Goes to School (1975)

Piaget's Theory in Practice by Hans G. Furth, Harry Wachs

The relatively modern school is a onestory building containing nine classrooms. Every room is equipped with a sink and bathroom and has a direct exit to outdoors, which facilitates outside activities. The school had no kindergarten when we started. The first year classroom, 25 by 30 feet large, originally contained traditional seats and desks, which on our initiative were replaced by tables and chairs. Additionally, for the purpose of our program, art easels and green chalk boards that ...

Google previewFashioning a People Today (2007)

The Educational Insights of Maria Harris by Gabriel Moran

The modern school is a large institution that can house several forms of education. Most good schools provide a range of artistic, athletic, and academic experiences. Teachers in school teach in several different ways depending upon whether they are instructing in math, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Percussion (1995)

by John Beck

Modern School of Tympani Playing. Elkhart, Ind.: Leedy. Whistler, Harvey S. Elementary Method for Tympani. Chicago: Rubank. Goodman, Saul. Modern Method for Tympani. Melville, N.Y.: Bdwin-Mills. Kupinsky, K.M. Szkola alia udarnych instrumentor ( School/Tutor for Percussion Instruments). 2 parts. Moscow/Leningrad. Passerone . Traits difficiles tires d'oeuvres symphoniquis et dramatiques . . . Preface by Claude Delvincourt.

Google previewEncyclopaedia of Education in South Asia (2003)

by Ramesh Chandra

The secondary modern school This is the mainstream of secondary education in UK and nearly half the students study in such schools. The intake in such schools in non-selective. All those who do not get admission in grammar schools switch over to this pattern and the result is that they range from near misses in the selection test to those who are so poorly educated that they can be labeled as illiterates, mostly coming from near misses in the selection test to those who are so poorly ...

Google previewInternational Dictionary of Library Histories (2016)

by David H. Stam

Additionally, modern school library media centers follow different models: either funded and administered by the school district, separate and distinct from the public library, or administratively and financially intertwined with the public library system. The term school library and media center also reflects its history and function¦from school library to media center to school library media center. School library media center development may be characterized in four stages: (1) 19th century, ...

Google previewEncyclopaedic Dictionary of Economics (1985)

by N. B. Ghodke

neo-classical school, modern school and neo-modern school. The Dictionary for the first time also covers ancient, medieval and modern Indian economic thought, and ...

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