5 Pioneers of Alternative Teaching Methods

In today’s world, more and more children are revealing unique strengths, interests and needs which challenge more traditional schools and their methods. While many schools try to boost interest and creativity through dynamic school desks and decor, alternative teaching methods can be more beneficial for certain students.

Five alternative teaching pioneers include:

  • Dr. Maria Montessori
  • Rudolf Steiner
  • Edward Harkness
  • Reggio Emilia
  • Sudbury Valley School

MentalFloss.com explains each approach in detail. To learn more, visit this page.