What is a school?
The concept of "school" exists in our lives almostthat since childhood, accompanies us in adolescence and adolescence. The system of training, classes, teachers and students. What is a school in the conventional sense of the word?
Below are the origin of the term, the definition of the concept and the variety of schools.
Origin of the term
Originally in Ancient Greece the school meantfree leisure, forwarding time. Then - classes at leisure, later - philosophical conversations, studies. In Russian speech the word came from Polish, and in Polish - from Latin - "schola".
Modern definition of the concept
Today the concept of school means educationalgeneral educational institution. It can accompany the name of any institution where they receive general and special education: music, art, sports school. And also - a dance school, a martial arts school, etc.
Types of schools
There are schools: primary education (from 1 to 4 classes), secondary, vocational and special education. In this context, institutes and universities are also figuratively called - "higher school". Also in many countries there are private and public schools.
Distribution of time
In schools, students are usually given a cleardistribution of study time, which helps to maximize the fruitful implementation of classes. Basically it's a lesson and a change. The lesson, as a rule, lasts up to 45 minutes, and the change - 15 minutes. Also in schools there are electives and additional classes.