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    • 8 learning management questions

    • The 8 Learning Management Questions (or 8 LMQs) are a set of sequential design based questions for teachers that engage them to develop a teaching plan for their classrooms, so as to produce intended learning outcome in all students. The process is focused on enabling teachers to translate teaching theory into practice ... Read »


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    • Ability to benefit

    • Ability to benefit (ATB) is a term used in the context of post-secondary education in the United States to refer to students who have sufficient competency to benefit from post-secondary education but do not have a high school diploma or the Certificate of High School Equivalency. ATB, as assessed by government-approve ... Read »


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    • Acting white

    • In the United States, acting white is a pejorative term, usually applied to African Americans, which refers to a person's perceived betrayal of their culture by assuming the social expectations of white society.Success in education in particular (depending on one's cultural background) can be seen as a form of "selling ... Read »


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    • Adult learner

    • An adult learner (North America) or mature learner (UK) (sometimes also called adult student, returning adult, adult returner, and student) is a person who is 25 years and up who is involved in forms of learning. Adult learners are considered distinct from child and adolescent learners due primarily to the work of Mal ... Read »


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    • Bathroom privileges

    • Bathroom privileges refers to the rules or the possibility of the use of a toilet. Most commonly, the term is used in the following settings: ... Read »


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    • Behavior

    • Behavior is the range of actions and mannerisms made by individuals, organisms, systems, or artificial entities in conjunction with themselves or their environment, which includes the other systems or organisms around as well as the (inanimate) physical environment. It is the response of the system or organism to vario ... Read »


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    • Behavioral urbanism

    • Behavioral urbanism and its related area of study, behavioral architecture, is an interdisciplinary field focused on the interaction between humans and the built environment, studying the effects of social, cognitive, and emotional factors in understanding the spatial behavior of individuals. ... Read »


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    • Block letters

    • Block letters (known as printscript, manuscript, print writing or ball and stick in academics) are a sans-serif (or "gothic") style of writing Latin script in which the letters are individual glyphs, with no joining. In English-speaking countries, children are often first taught to write in block letters, and later may ... Read »


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    • Bye-Fellow

    • A Bye-Fellow is a position in academia and post-secondary education at several British and Commonwealth universities for a Fellow who is not a member of the foundation of a college, or "may or may not have fewer privileges when compared to a full fellow". ... Read »


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    • CALICO (consortium)

    • CALICO, full name The Computer Assisted Language Instruction Consortium, is a non-profit, self-governing, international organization devoted to the dissemination of information concerning language learning technology. It was founded in 1983 at Brigham Young University to promote the production of serious contributions ... Read »


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    • Class size

    • Class size refers to the number of students a teacher faces during a given period of instruction. Dozens of studies on Class-size reduction demonstrate its positive impact on student performance, though a smaller number of studies attempt to cast doubt on the connection between class size and student learning. Som ... Read »


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    • Classwide Peer Tutoring

    • Classwide Peer Tutoring (CWPT) is a variation of peer-mediated instruction that has been used in elementary, middle school, and high school classrooms. In CWPT students form pairs and take turns in the roles of tutor and student. Students earn points for their teams by participating in the tutoring and the winning team ... Read »


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    • Common room

    • The phrase common room is used especially in British and Canadian English to describe a type of shared , most often found in dormitories, at (for example) universities, colleges,military bases, hospitals, rest homes, hostels, and even minimum-security prisons. It is generally connected to several private rooms, and may ... Read »


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    • Copybook (education)

    • A copybook, or copy book is a book used in education that contains examples of handwriting and blank space for learners to imitate. Typical uses include teaching penmanship and arithmetic to students. A page of a copy book typically starts with a copybook heading: a printed example of what should be copied, such as a ... Read »


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    • Data-driven instruction

    • Data-driven instruction is an educational approach that relies on information to inform teaching and learning. The idea refers to a method teachers use to improve instruction by looking at the information they have about their students. It takes place within the classroom, compared to data-driven decision making. Data- ... Read »


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    • Didaskalogenic

    • Given their inherently abstract nature, many scientific concepts, such as Newton's laws of motion, directly conflict a "working" and immediate understanding of the world. Where this is the case, such conceptual conflicts can give rise to serious obstacles to students' acceptance and understanding of scientific ideas. I ... Read »


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    • Education 3.0

    • Education 3.0 is an umbrella term used by educational theorists to describe a variety of ways to integrate technology into learning. According to Jeff Borden, Education 3.0 entails a confluence of neuroscience, cognitive psychology, and education technology, using web-based digital and mobile technology, including apps ... Read »


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    • Educational aims and objectives

    • The Compact Oxford English Dictionary and others interchangeably define the noun "objective" as, Objective: noun 1 a goal or aim. Although the noun forms of the three words aim, objective and goal are often used synonymously, professionals in organised education define the words aim and objective more narrowly and cons ... Read »


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    • Educational technology

    • Educational technology is defined by the Association for Educational Communications and Technology as "the study and ethical practice of facilitating learning and improving performance by creating, using, and managing appropriate technological processes and resources". Educational technology refers to the use of both ... Read »


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    • End of Course Test

    • The End of Course (EOC) is an assessment conducted in many states of the US by the State Board of Education.Georgia, for example, tests from the ninth to twelfth grades, and North Carolina tests for any of the four core class subjects (math, science, social studies, and English). It is from 9th grade to 12th grade. No ... Read »


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    • Exeat

    • The Latin word exeat ("he/she may leave") is most commonly used to describe a period of absence from a centre of learning. Exeat is used in Britain to describe weekend leave of absence from a boarding school. It is also used at certain colleges to define a required note to take absence from school either for enti ... Read »


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    • Flexible learning

    • Flexible learning is a principle of practice in formal education, concerned with increasing flexibility in the requirements, time and location of study, teaching, assessment and certification Flexible learning saw significant development in New Zealand and Australia throughout the late 90s and early 2000s, along ... Read »


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    • Focus phrase

    • "Focus Phrase" is a term traditionally used in cognitive-therapy and awareness-management discussions, and now in more general use to describe elicitor statements that evoke a desired refocusing of attention. Psychologically related terms are elicitor phrase or statement of intent. The psychological term "Focus Phrase ... Read »


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    • Foundation course

    • A foundation course is a preparatory course for university-level art and design education, used particularly in the United Kingdom. The foundation course is a one or two year preparatory course for school-leavers who want to qualify for a place on a bachelor's degree course in art, design or architecture. The cour ... Read »


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    • Gatekeeping (education)

    • Gatekeeping is the process of controlling the rate at which students progress to more advanced levels of study in the academic setting. The term can also be more widely applied to refer to the social structures which test individuals for a certain level of understanding before allowing them to perform certain social fu ... Read »


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    • Graduate placement

    • The term graduate placement is a statistic used by colleges, universities, and other schools to statistically report the successfulness of their graduated students to find a job in the student's chosen field of study. It is generally used to indicate the efficacy of the teaching methods and educational opportunities f ... Read »


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    • Hothousing

    • Hothousing is a controversial form of education for children, involving intense study of a topic in order to stimulate the child's mind. Advocates of the practice claim that it is essential for the brightest to flourish intellectually, while critics claim that it does more harm than good and can lead a child to abandon ... Read »


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    • Input processing instructions

    • Input Processing is a method of teaching languages that depends mainly on designing the practice exercises in a way that focuses on the function of the target structure and not in communication. It was first introduced by VanPatten in 1996. ... Read »


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    • Lean higher education

    • Lean Higher Education (LHE) refers to the adaptation of lean thinking to higher education, typically with the goal of improving the efficiency and effectiveness of operations. Lean, originally developed at the Toyota Motor Corporation, is a management philosophy that emphasizes "respect for people" and "continuous impr ... Read »


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    • Lecturer

    • In the United Kingdom and Ireland, a lecturer holds an open-ended, tenure-track or tenured position at a university or similar institution, and is often an academic at an early career stage who teaches, conducts research, and leads research groups. Most lecturers typically hold permanent contracts at their academic ins ... Read »


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    • Local Education Agency

    • Local education agency (LEA) (also known as local educational agency) is a commonly used synonym for a school district, an entity which operates local public primary and secondary schools in the United States, or provides government services to schools within a local area in the United Kingdom. In some instances, LEA ... Read »


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    • Looping (education)

    • Looping in education is the practice of moving groups of children up from one grade to the next with the same teacher. ... Read »


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    • Madrasa

    • Madrasa (Arabic: مدرسة‎‎, madrasah, pl. مدارس, madāris, Turkish: Medrese, Kazakh: Медресе) is the Arabic word for any type of educational institution, whether secular or religious (of any religion). The word is variously transliterated madrasah, medresa, m ... Read »


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    • Maktab

    • Maktab (Arabic: مكتب‎‎) or Maktabeh (Arabic: مكتبة‎‎) or Maktabkhaneh (Persian: مکتبخانه‎‎) (other transliterations include makteb, mekteb, mektep, meqteb, maqtab), also called a Kuttab (Arabic: الكتَّاب‎‎ ... Read »


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    • Mathemagician

    • A mathemagician is a mathematician who is also a magician. The name "mathemagician" was probably first applied to Martin Gardner, but has since been used to describe many mathematician/magicians, including Arthur T. Benjamin,Persi Diaconis,Colm Mulcahy, and Shona Jean McKay. Diaconis has suggested that the reason so m ... Read »


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    • Mathlete

    • A mathlete is a person who competes in mathematics competitions at any level or any age. The term is a portmanteau of the words mathematics and athlete. Top mathletes in the United States compete on the AIME, USAMO, and ARML. Those in other countries generally participate in national olympiads to qualify for the Inter ... Read »


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    • Multi-subject instructional period

    • In an educational milieu MSIP can be defined as the either the Manitoba School Improvement Plan or the Multi-Subject Instructional Period. For the purpose of this article the acronym MSIP will be used exclusively to refer to the multi-subject instructional period. The Manitoba School Improvement Project dates from 199 ... Read »


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    • Multicultural education

    • Multicultural education is a set of strategies and materials in education that were developed to assist teachers when responding to the many issues created by the rapidly changing demographics of their students. It provides students with knowledge about the histories, cultures, and contributions of diverse groups; it a ... Read »


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    • Nines Club

    • The "Nines Club" describes people who have achieved third class honours results in each of their three years of a standard length Bachelor's degree whilst at University. Bachelor's degree candidates who achieve a result not within the 3rd class bracket (normally 40 to 50%) in any of their three years do not qualify for ... Read »


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    • Non-traditional student

    • A non-traditional student is an American term referring to a category of students at colleges and universities. The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) acknowledges there is no precise definition for non-traditional student, but suggests that part-time status and age are common elements. In a 1996 study, th ... Read »


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    • Norwegian Digital Learning Arena

    • Norwegian Digital Learning Arena (NDLA)

      Norwegian Digital Learning Arena (NDLA) (Norwegian: Nasjonal digital læringsarena) is a joint county enterprise offering open digital learning assets for upper secondary education. In addition to being a compilation of open educational resources (OER), NDLA provides a range of other online tools for sharing and coop ... Read »


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    • Open education

    • Open education is a collective term to describe institutional practices and programmatic initiatives that broaden access to the learning and training traditionally offered through formal education systems. The qualifier "open" refers to the elimination of barriers that can preclude both opportunities and recognition fo ... Read »


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    • Oppositional culture

    • Oppositional culture, also known as the ‘’blocked opportunities framework’’ or the “caste theory of education”, is a term most commonly used in studying the sociology of education to explain racial disparities in educational achievement, particularly between white and black Americans. Howe ... Read »


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    • Personal development planning

    • Personal development planning is the process of creating an action plan based on awareness, values, reflection, goal-setting and planning for personal development within the context of a career, education, relationship or for self-improvement. The PDP (personal development plan), also called an IDP (individual develop ... Read »


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    • Professorial lecturer

    • Professorial Lecturer is a title used for an academic expert and authority of a specific field in research. This terminology is used at the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies of The Johns Hopkins University, Washington DC. This terminology is also used, particularly at American University, George W ... Read »


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    • Revision week

    • Revision week refers to a period in the UK and other Commonwealth countries preceding examinations in high schools, higher education institutions, and military colleges. Generally, this period is one week long and free of classes or assessment, permitting students to spend the period revising material, generally in pre ... Read »


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    • School of Hard Knocks

    • The School of Hard Knocks — or University of Hard Knocks — is an idiomatic phrase meaning the (sometimes painful) education one gets from life's usually negative experiences, often contrasted with formal education. The term is frequently misattributed to George Ade, but was actually coined by Elbert Hubbard i ... Read »


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    • School supply store

    • School supply stores sell teaching resources for parents, teachers and homeschoolers. These stores frequently carry a wide selection of educational materials and decorations for classroom teachers such as books pencils pens and many other supplies. A teacher store or learning store is often a member of the National Sch ... Read »


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    • School timetable

    • A school timetable is a table for coordinating these four elements: Other factors include the subject of the class, and the type of classrooms available (for example, science laboratories). School timetables usually cycle every week or every fortnight. The phrase "school timetables" largely refers to high schools, be ... Read »


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    • School transitions

    • School transitions are the conversions students go through as they change schools throughout their lives. These transitions play a major role in the development of young people’s decisions and serve as a milestone which can direct them in a number of ways. There are two main types of school transitions: normative ... Read »


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    • Shokuiku

    • Shokuiku (Kanji: 食育) is the Japanese term for "food education". The law defines it as the "acquisition of knowledge about food and nutrition, as well as the ability to make appropriate decisions through practical experience with food, with the aim of developing people's ability to live on a healthy diet". It ... Read »


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    • Social Purpose Education

    • Social Purpose Education was developed at The Northern College for Residential and Community Adult Education by Lou Mycroft and the TeachNorthern teacher education team in 2010. The Workers Educational Association also use the term to describe a similar, empowerment approach to adult education. Social Purpose Educatio ... Read »


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    • Student Achievement and School Accountability Programs

    • Student Achievement and School Accountability Programs (SASA) is a division of the Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE) of the U.S. Department of Education (ED) that administers programs of financial assistance to State and local education agencies (LEA) and to colleges and universities. Under Title I of ... Read »


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    • Supplicant

    • A Supplicant, one who supplicates, is a term applied to humble petitioners, and in particular to University of Oxford students who have qualified but not yet been admitted into their degree. At both Oxford and Cambridge, students are presented during the degree ceremony with a form of words that begins with the Latin ... Read »


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    • Talibe

    • A talibé (also called talibe, plural talibés, Arabic, طالب ṭālib, "student", lit. "seeker"; pl. طلاب á¹­ullāb) is a boy, usually from Senegal, the Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Mali or Mauritania, who studies the Quran at a daara (West African equivalent of madrasa). This ed ... Read »


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    • Teachable moment

    • A teachable moment, in education, is the time at which learning a particular topic or idea becomes possible or easiest. The concept was popularized by Robert Havighurst in his 1952 book, Human Development and Education. In the context of education theory, Havighurst explained, The concept pre-dates Havighurst's b ... Read »


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    • Transitus (education)

    • Transitus is the name given to a year in a number of independent schools in Scotland. As the name would suggest, this year is offered as a bridge between 'primary' and 'secondary' education. Transitus replaces the final year of primary education used in state schools, often referred to as Primary 7 (P7). In preparator ... Read »


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    • Tutor

    • A tutor is an instructor who gives private lessons. Shadow education is a name for private supplementary tutoring that is offered outside the mainstream education system. Normally, a tutor will help a student who is struggling in a subject of some sort. Also, a tutor may be provided for a student who wants to learn at ... Read »


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    • Worldware

    • Worldware is a term coined by Steve Ehrmann to denote materials that are a) created and marketed mainly for purposes other than (just) teaching and learning, but which are also b) used for teaching and learning. Examples of worldware include personal computers, most word processing software, and software used mainly fo ... Read »


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    • Zawiya (institution)

    • A zaouia or zawiya (Arabic: زاوية‎‎ zāwiyah, "Assembly" or "Group" or Circle; also spelled zawiyah, zawiyya, zaouiya, zaouïa, zwaya, etc.) is an Islamic religious school or monastery. The term is Maghrebi and West African, roughly corresponding to the Eastern term Madrasa. A zawiya often ... Read »


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