self-organization

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Noun1.self-organization - organizing yourself (especially organizing your own labor union)
organization, organisation - the act of organizing a business or an activity related to a business; "he was brought in to supervise the organization of a new department"
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Self organization is one of very fascinating and very efficient, target oriented activities and structures in the nature.
The ability for self organization in live organisms, based on the cellular model described in the hypothesis of "autopoiesis," (1) highlights two main cellular structural features: 1) a dynamic and continuous interaction of all cellular components; 2) an inner space separated from the milieu by a boundary through which matter and energy are continuously exchanged.
This flexibility, by allowing for self organization, is congruent with a vision of a child-centered middle school.