Some articles on approach:
... has led to a variety of competing interpretations of his approach ... in favor of what he terms the semi-traditional, scientific, approach ... Referring to Erickson's authoritarian approach as "prison-camp therapy" and "therapist-as-boss", Masson concludes, "It is not surprising that Erickson succumbed to the ...
... Reggio Emilia's approach to early education reflects a theoretical kinship with John Dewey, Jean Piaget, Vygotsky and Jerome Bruner, among others ... Much of what occurs in the class reflects a constructivist approach to early education ... Reggio Emilia's approach does challenge some conceptions of teacher competence and developmentally appropriate practice ...
... These influences may be characterized broadly in three ways the social science approach, the humanities approach, and the industry and engineering approach ... In addition to asking different types of questions, each approach tends to use different methods and tools ... The industry approach is practice-driven and usually, less concerned with theory than the other two ...
... The Reggio Emilia Approach is an educational philosophy focused on preschool and primary education ... from the war, parents believed, necessitated a new, quick approach to teaching their children ...
... In Gestalt Theoretical Psychotherapy this is closely bound up with the basic methodological approach (holistic, phenomenological, experimental) of Gestalt theory, its system theoretical approach, and ...
More definitions of "approach":
- (noun): A close approximation.
Example: "The nearest approach to genius"
- (verb): Come near or verge on, resemble, come nearer in quality, or character.
Example: "His playing approaches that of Horowitz"
Synonyms: border on
- (noun): The final path followed by an aircraft as it is landing.
Synonyms: approach path, glide path, glide slope
- (verb): Begin to deal with.
Example: "Approach a task"; "approach a new project"
Synonyms: set about, go about
- (verb): Make advances to someone, usually with a proposal or suggestion.
Example: "I was approached by the President to serve as his adviser in foreign matters"
- (noun): The act of drawing spatially closer to something.
Example: "The hunter's approach scattered the geese"
Synonyms: approaching, coming
- (verb): Come near in time.
Synonyms: come near
- (noun): The event of one object coming closer to another.
- (noun): A tentative suggestion designed to elicit the reactions of others.
Synonyms: overture, advance, feeler
- (noun): The temporal property of becoming nearer in time.
Example: "The approach of winter"
Synonyms: approaching, coming
- (noun): A way of entering or leaving.
Famous quotes containing the word approach:
“This made you first to know the Why
You liked, then after to apply
That liking; and approach so one the tother,
Till either grew a portion of the other;
Each styled by his end,
The copy of his friend.”
—Ben Jonson (15721637)
“To approach a city ... as if it were [an] ... architectural problem ... is to make the mistake of attempting to substitute art for life.... The results ... are neither life nor art. They are taxidermy.”
—Jane Jacobs (b. 1916)
“I maintain that Truth is a pathless land, and you cannot approach it by any path whatsoever, by any religion, by any sect.”
—Jiddu Krishnamurti (18951986)