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Between-Class Ability Groups

the practice of grouping students in separate classes according to ability level

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CD-ROM

a computer data base designed for "ready only memory" that provides massive amounts of information, including pictures and audio; it can be of particular importance to students doing projects and research activities

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Compensatory Education

programs designed to prevent or remediate learning problems among students from lower socioeconomic status communities

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Computer -assisted instruction (CAI)

individualized instruction administered by computer

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Cross-Age Tutoring

tutoring of a younger student by an older one

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databases

computer programs that contain large volumes of information, such as encyclopedias and atlases

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desktop publishing

a computer application for writing compositions that lends itself to revising and editing

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differentiated instruction

an approach to teaching that adapts the content, level, pace, and products of instruction to accommodate different needs of diverse students in regular classes

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digital video and photographs

video and photographs that can be loaded into a computer and shared electronically

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drill and practice

application of computer technology to provide students with practice of skills and knowledge

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early intervention

programs that target infants and toddlers who are at risk to prevent possible later need for remediation

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electronic response devices

electronic devices on which students enter answers to questions and have them registered on a computer or interactive white board

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embedded multimedia

video content woven into teachers lessons

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Hypermedia

related information that appears when a computer user clicks on a word or picture

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instructional games

drill and practice exercises presented in a game format

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integrated learning systems

commercially developed comprehensive, multipurpose packages or interlinked management

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interactive whiteboard

large touchscreen that teachers can use to display and modify digital content for an entire class

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internet

a large and growing telecommunications network of computers around the world that communicates electronically

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Joplin Plan

a regrouping method in which students are grouped across grade lines for reading instruction

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Multimedia

electronic material such as graphics, video, animation and sound, which can be integrated into classroom projects

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peer tutoring

tutoring of one student by another

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problem-solving technique

program designed specifically to develop students' critical-thinking skills

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QAIT Model

a model of effective instruction that focuses on elements teachers can directly control: quality, appropriateness, incentive and time

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Reading recovery

a program in which specially trained teachers provide one-to-one tutoring to first-graders who are not reading adequately

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Regrouping

a method of ability grouping in which students in mixed-ability classes are assigned to reading or math classes on the basis of their performance levels

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simulation software

computer programs that model real-life phenomena to promote problem-solving abilities and motivate interest in the area concerned

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spreadsheets

computer programs that convert data into tables, charts, and graphs

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students at risk

students who are subjected to school failuure because of their own characteristics and/or because of inadequate responses to their needs by school, family, or community

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success for all

comprehensive approach to prevention and early intervention for preschool, kindergarten, and grade 1 through 8, with one-to-one tutoring and family support services and charges in instruction designed to prevent students from falling behind

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Title I

federal funding provided to schools serving many children in poverty to help them improve their academic achievement

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tracks

curriculum sequences to which students or specified achievement or ability level are assigned

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tutorial programs

computer programs that teach new material, varying their content and pace according to the students response

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untracking

a focus on having students in mixed-ability groups and holding them to high standards but providing many ways for students to reach those standards

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wiki

a website, such as wikepedia, containing content which the user can add or make modifications

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within-class ability groupng

a system of accommodations student differences by dividing a class of students into two or more ability groups for instruction in certain subjects

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word processing or desktop publishing

a computer application for writing compostions that lends itself to revising and editing