deschool

[ dee-skool ]
/ diˈskul /

verb (used with object)

to abolish or phase out traditional schools from, so as to replace them with alternative methods and forms of education.

Nearby words

  1. descension,
  2. descensus,
  3. descensus testis,
  4. descent,
  5. deschamps,
  6. deschooling,
  7. deschutes,
  8. descloizite,
  9. descramble,
  10. descrambler

Origin of deschool


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British Dictionary definitions for deschool

deschool

/ (ˌdiːˈskuːl) /

verb

(tr) to separate education from the institution of school and operate through the pupil's life experience as opposed to a set curriculum
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