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Education Glossary

A burgeoning glossary of the most common education related terms. Learn about teaching strategies from Assessment to Whole Language.

Accommodations
Definition of Accommodations as a teaching-related term.

Activating Prior Knowledge
Definition of Activate Prior Knowledge as a teaching strategy.

Acrostic Poem
Definition of the term Acrostic Poem.

Alternative Assessment
Definition of the Education glossary term Alternative Assessment.

Anticipatory Set
A definition of the teaching term anticipatory set.

Assessment
A definition of the teaching term assessment.

Bio Poems
A definition of the teaching term Bio Poems.

Bloom's Taxonomy
A definition of the education glossary term Bloom's Taxonomy.

What is a Brain Break?
What is a brain break? Get your students back on track with a brain break activity. Learn a few new classroom pick-me-ups, along with a few teacher tips and ideas.

Bullying
An education-related definition of the term Bullying.

Charter Schools
A glossary definition of the education term Charter Schools

Chunking
A definition of the learning strategy chunking.

Common Core State Standards
Definition of the Common Core State Standards.

Closure
A definition of the teaching term closure.

Concept Map
A definition of the teaching term concept map.

Cooperative Learning
A definition of the teaching term Cooperative Learning.

What is Daily 5?
What is the daily 5? Learn the educational term here.

Direct Experience Approach
The definition of the educational term Direct Experience Approach

Direct Instruction
A definition of the teaching term direct instruction.

Early Childhood Education
Definition of the education glossary term Early Childhood Education.

Educational Philosophy
A definition of the education term Educational Philosophy.

Extrinsic Motivation
A definition of the teaching term Extrinsic Motivation.

Flag Day
A definition of when Flag day is in the United States of America.

Fluency
Definition of the glossary term Fluency.

Gifted Education
A definition of the education glossary term Gifted Education.

Heterogeneous Groups
A definition of the education glossary term Heterogeneous Groups.

Graphic Organizer
A definition of the teaching term graphic organizer.

Guided Reading
Definition of the teaching term guided reading.

Guided Practice
A definition of the teaching term guided practice.

Homogeneous Groups
A definition of the education glossary term Homogeneous Groups.

Homeschooling
Definition of the education glossary term Homeschooling.

Independent Practice
A definition of the teaching term independent practice.

Intrinsic Motivation
A definition of the teaching term Intrinsic Motivation.

Job Sharing
Definition of the education glossary term Job Sharing.

Journal Writing
A definition of the teaching term Journal Writing.

Kinesthetic Learning
A definition of the education glossary term Kinesthetic Learning.

KWL Chart
Definition of the teaching term KWL chart.

Mini-Lesson
A definition of the educational teaching term mini-lesson.

Learning Centers
Definition of the Education glossary term Learning Centers.

Manipulative
Definition of the Education glossary term Manipulative.

Mandated Reporter
Definition of the Education glossary term Mandated Reporter

NCLB - No Child Left Behind
Definition of the education glossary term No Child Left Behind.

Objectives
A definition of the teaching term objectives.

Pedagogy
Definition of the Education glossary term Pedgagogy.

Required Materials
A definition of the teaching term required materials.

Rubric
A definition of the teaching term rubric.

Scientific Method
An glossary definition of the education glossary term Scientific Method.

Sketch-to-Stretch
A definition of the teaching strategy Sketch-to-Stretch.

Scaffolding
A definition of the education glossary term Scaffolding.

Social Promotion
Definition of the Education glossary term Social Promotion.

Teacher Appreciation Week
A Definition of what and when National Teacher Appreciation Week is.

Talking Chips Strategy
A description of the teaching term talking chips strategy.

Teachable Moment
A definition of the teaching term Teachable Moment.

What is a Thematic Unit?
Definition of the teaching term thematic unit.

Tenure
A definition of the teaching term Tenure.

TLM - Teaching/Learning Materials
A glossary definition of the teaching term TLM (Teaching/Learning Materials).

Tracking
A glossary definition of the Education term Tracking.

Visual Learning
A definition of the Education glossary term Visual Learning

Word Walls
Definition of the Education glossary term Word Walls.

Zone of Proximal Development
A definition of the teaching term Zone of Proximal Development (ZPD).

ESL - English as a Second Language
A definition of the education glossary term ESL - English as a Second Language

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