Deschool

/ˌdiːˈskuːl/

Origin

de- + school1 (Source: dictionary.com)

1970s; earliest use found in Ames (Iowa) Daily Tribune. From de- + school. (Source: lexico.com)

Definitions of Deschool

Deschool

verb (used with object)

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

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Deschool

verb

  1. (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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Deschool

verb

  1. To limit or abolish institutionalized education in (a society); to subject (a society) to a process of deschooling. Chiefly in or with reference to the writings of Ivan Illich.
  2. To remove (a child) from the school system so as to educate him or her at home.

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Deschool

transitive verb

  1. : to eliminate traditional schools from the movement to deschool society— John Holt

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Nearby words

descension , descensus , descensus testis , descent , deschamps , deschutes , descloizite , descramble , descrambler , describe

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