Dalton plan


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Dalton plan

(ˈdɔːltən) or

Dalton system

n
(Education) a system devised to encourage pupils to learn and develop at their own speed, using libraries and other sources to complete long assignments
[C20: named after Dalton, Massachusetts, where the plan was used in schools]
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The 2,650 square-foot Dalton plan has four bedrooms and 2.
Central among these is Helen Parkhurst's Dalton Plan (named for her school), a one-to-one classroom method that "peaked .
FURTHER to the letter from John Smith (July 16) regarding the history of Waterloo, I have a copy of the Dalton Plan of 1649 which includes the area we now know as Waterloo.