EDT 660 Digital Flash Cards

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Pedagogy

The method and practice of teaching, especially as an academic subject or theoretical concept.

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Accommodation

A device, material, or support process that will enable a student to accomplish a task more efficiently.

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Cooperative Learning

Placing students into small groups and having them work together toward a common goal.

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Critical Thinking

The ability to analyze information.

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Differentiated Instruction

Providing instruction according to the different ability levels in a classroom.

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Educational Technology

Any instructional aid or media

teachers use to support the teaching

and learning process.

 

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IEP

A document that outlines specific learning objectives for a student and how those objectives will be carried out.

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Inclusion

 Involving all students in the educational setting that best meets their needs.

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Methods Courses

Teacher preparation courses that focus on the methods, ways, procedures, or strategies of teaching (the “how-to’s” of teaching).

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Modifications

Changes in the instruction, course content, or outcomes for special needs students.

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Performance Assessment

When students demonstrate their mastery of material through a “hands-on activity” (assembling an electrical circuit, for example).

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Prior Knowledge

The knowledge a learner already has about a topic or subject. It is the past knowledge a learner brings to a new learning situation.

 

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Standard Based Testing

 

When teachers use activities and lessons to ensure that students master predetermined set of requirements or standards.

 

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