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A Nation At Risk

1983 – fueled education reform based on an 18 month study of the US education decline. Influenced stronger admission requirements for higher education and standards for academic achievement, preparing students for a global economy, and preparing qualified math and science teachers.

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Standard Based Education

Outcomes of what students should know and be able to do – to develop instruction and assessment

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STEM

Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics

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Schooling Options

Public schools, magnet schools, charter schools, private schools, home school, and virtual schools

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Social Justice

A curriculum orientation that organizes education around understanding the problems of society and working toward equity and justice in the society

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Project Based Learning

Studying a particular problem, question or theme in depth overtime that requires the use of several academic content areas

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Montessori Method

Child centered curriculum that integrates various content areas and are usually early childhood and elementary schools mostly private, for 3 to 6-year-olds. Uses child's natural desire to learn.

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High Scope Approach

Based on the child development theories of Jean Piaget, lessons designed to relate to students lives and environment. Constructs knowledge through exploration, experimentation and active learning. Plan, do, review.

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Reggio Emilia Approach

Ensures that the entire community take an active role of each child. Project-based curriculum built on students interests, doesn't give answers, teaches how to find answers themselves. Active learning with cooperation, collaboration, and co-construction

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Regularities of Schooling

Seymour Sarason- traditions and practices of schooling that are taken for granted and not questioned

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Deficit Model

Assuming, and accurately, that students from low income families, or racial and ethnic minority families lack substantial, useful knowledge or resources upon which to build and support a students education

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Contextualized teaching and learning

Motivates students to engage by drawing on their life experiences to make instruction meaningful

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Funds of Knowledge

Cultural knowledge that enables success in that culture, but miss matched with knowledge required for school, therefore devalued

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Culturally responsive teaching

Continually responsive to race, culture, ethnicity, and language. Use of cultural knowledge to create and implement curriculum

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School Culture

Beliefs, perceptions, attitudes, written/unwritten rules that shape how a school functions. Also: safety, orderliness, embrace/celebration of race/language/cultural diversity

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Enculturation

A process by which everyone adopts their native culture, including language

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Aculturation

A process by which one adopts elements of another foreign culture

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LGBTQ

Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual, Transgender, Questioning/Queer

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Social Reconstruction

Philosophy of education based on the belief that the purpose of education is to prepare students to contribute to reducing inequality. Greater social justice for the oppressed

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Critical Perspective

Views the problems/inequities in society and the need to take action to solve them

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Developmental Delay

Children who aren't reaching typical developmental milestones and may be eligible to receive special education services

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Content ELL

Provides a second language learners instruction in content and language

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Newcomer Program

Separate, self-contained education that meets transitional needs of immigrants

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Sheltered English Instruction

Approach helps English instruction be understandable to ELL

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Structured English Immersion

English only mainstream class. All program is in English. Teachers have a special training

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Submersion

Just throw them in there without a paddle. ELL students placed in an English only classroom with no help or special instruction.

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Opportunity to Learn Standards

Must provide ELL with accommodations to support learning

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Pull-Out ESL

Half of the day spent in one class, and half of the day in another

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To Way Immersion

Instruction in English and second language

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Bilingual Education

Use of English and native language in instruction

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Domestic Issues and Dangers

Economic stress, homelessness, left home alone, child abuse, sexual harassment, bullying, suicide, sexuality and pregnancy, substance-abuse, economic realities, prejudice/discrimination, racism, sexism, ableism, engagement in school