Atypical Training

Education explores unprecedented teaching methods & subjects
Implications - Education is straying from the norm as some institutions recognize the importance of particular skills and knowledge not usually taught in traditional school programs and classroom settings. These atypical training grounds, methods and courses range from crisis preparation to celebrity studies, showing that education shouldn’t just be about sticking to the tried and true (math, science, geography and the like), but about exploring new boundaries and ensuring subjects are relevant in today’s world.
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Mild Top 5 Examples: 25,511 Total Clicks Oct 10 - Oct 11
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Celebrity College Studies - The USC "Lady Gaga" Course Will Teach You About Fame
SCORE: 4.2
Warm 10,316 Clicks Pub: Oct 31, 10
Celebrity College Studies
The USC "Lady Gaga" Course Will Teach You About Fame
We can all learn a thing or two from Lady Gaga, but I must admit that I was not expecting to hear about a USC "Lady Gaga" course being offered within the university's sociology department. Professor Mathieu… [More]
Amazing Photovoltaic Academies - The Solar Training Center by HHS Architekten is Carbon-Neutral
SCORE: 5.6
Warm 2,504 Clicks Pub: Mar 4, 11
Amazing Photovoltaic Academies
The Solar Training Center by HHS Architekten is Carbon-Neutral
Designing and building a completely self-sufficient building is no mean feat, but that is exactly the achievement that the Solar Training Center by HHS Architekten can now safely lay claim to. Designed… [More]
Genderless Toddler Education - The Egalia Preschool Encourages Kids to Be What They Want to Be
SCORE: 3.3
Mild 2,290 Clicks Pub: Jun 29, 11
Genderless Toddler Education
The Egalia Preschool Encourages Kids to Be What They Want to Be
It looks like more and more people are trying to find ways to level the playing field when it comes to gender bias, and the Egalia Preschool happens to house a few of them. This preschool has made it their… [More]
Infant Sensory Playgrounds - The MAXI-ooh! is an Innovative Learning Area for Babies
SCORE: 4.2
Mild 7,311 Clicks Pub: Aug 28, 11
Infant Sensory Playgrounds
The MAXI-ooh! is an Innovative Learning Area for Babies
Designed by EcoLogicStudio, this innovative concept playground, called MAXI-ooh!, aims to help newborns and young children explore sensory experiences and interaction. Made for children from the ages… [More]
Crisis Preparation Schools - Northern S.T.A.R.S Safety Village Teaches Children Emergency Strategies
SCORE: 1.4
Untested 3,090 Clicks Pub: Aug 12, 11
Crisis Preparation Schools
Northern S.T.A.R.S Safety Village Teaches Children Emergency Strategies
Designed by assemblageSTUDIO, the Northern Northern S.T.A.R.S. Safety Village is an institution that teaches kids how to respond to emergency situations. The Northern Northern S.T.A.R.S. Safety Village… [More]