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anchored instruction

use of concrete examples of what is being taught to connect learning to an experience

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differentiated instruction

a flexible method of lesson planning that allows for lessons to be tailored to the individual needs of a child

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direct instruction

a method of teaching that require a teacher to teach content and review learning

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demonstrations

showing a student what to do

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Mnemonics

a memory aid device often visual cues or rhyme, songs

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discussion

an instructional technique where students talk about content

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field trip

an excursion that provides students with an opportunity to gain deeper meaning about a concept through a hands on experience

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independent study

a chance for a student to direct his own learning without a teacher's guidance

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reciprocal teaching

both student and teacher engage in a discussion of the text where each asks questions in order to improve comprehension

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inquiry model

a teaching method where students explore the world in an effort to help them discover meaning

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project based learning

an in-depth look at a topic or problem

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simulation

a method where a teacher creates an immersion setting for the content being studied

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acheivement test

a test designed to assess what a person has learned.

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anecdotal records

a teacher's written notes on a students progress

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aptitude test

a standardized test that measures a students ability to acquire knowledge

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authentic assessment

an assessment that measures understanding rather than just final product

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criterion-reference test

measures how well the student knew the test content

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norm reference test

also known as standardized tests tests a students performance in relation to another group (grade or age level etc)

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analytical scoring

scoring something based on your analysis of it. use a ruberic or other scoring guide

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grade level equivalent score

demonstrates the grade year and month that correlates to a student's score example 5.1 would mean first month of fifth grade

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holistic scoring

used a general description of the response to score items such as constructed response

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percentile rank

shows the percentage of students who scored higher or lower than the student

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raw score

the number of correct answers on a test

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formative assessment

designed to provide feedback during instruction to allow the teacher to adjust instruction to address a need

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summative assessment

an assessment given at the end of a lesson to determine or judge effectiveness and student skills

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diagnostic test

a test given before instruction to detect the presence or absence of prerequisite skills

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learning contract

Used in independent learning to establish a specific plan of action between the learner and educator clearly defining the specific behavioral objectives and predetermined goal to be achieved as a result of instruction.

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transfer

application of a skill learned in one situation to a different but similar situation