Foundations of Education Ch. 3

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Foundations of Education Ch. 3
2010-09-06 21:23:36
vocabulary terms

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  1. Process of educating and socializing a group to make it similar to the dominant culture
  2. Instruction in both english and a student’s native language
    Bilingual education
  3. Formal efforts to help students solve their differences peacefully
    Conflict mediation
  4. Sum of the learned characteristics of a people which may be tied to geographical region
  5. Federal law that requires all states to provide a free and appropriate public education to children between the ages of 5 and 18 with disabilities
    Education for All Handicapped Children Act
  6. Instructional program designed to teach English to speakers of other langauges
    English as a Second Language (ESL)
  7. Latin term meaning “one out of many”
    e pluribus unum
  8. access to resources, choices, and encouragement each student needs to achieve his or her fullest potential through education, regardless of race, color, national origin, gender, disability, or socioeconomic status
    equal educational opportunity
  9. term describing a group of people with a common tradition and a sense of identity that functions as a subgroup within the larger society; membership is largely a matter of self-identification
  10. a child who has a special ability or disability that sets him or her apart from other children
    exceptional learner
  11. discriminatory treatment, often subtle or unconscious, that unfairly favors or disfavors individuals because they are female or male
    gender bias
  12. potential for high performance due to strengths in one or more of the following areas: general intellectual ability, specific academic aptitude, creative or productive thinking, leadership skill, ability in the visual or performing arts, and psychomotor development
    • giftedness
    • education designed and offered to all people regardless of their physical, social, emotional, or intellectual characteristics
    • inclusive education
  13. plan approved by parents or guardians that spells out what teachers will do to meet a student’s individual needs
    individualized education program (IEP)
  14. 1990 act of Congress that amended the Education for All Handicapped Children Act by changing the term ‘handicapped’ to ‘with disabilities’ and by extending a free and appropriate education to every individual between 3 and 21 years of age, regardless of the nature or severity of the disability
    individuals with disabilities education act (IDEA)
  15. categorization of students who are qualified for instruction in English as a Second Language
    limited English proficiency (LEP)
  16. unlicensed teacher’s aid
  17. state of society in which members of a diverse society maintain their unique characteristics
  18. classification that is not typically chosen but is instead assigned by others
  19. provision of the 1972 Education Amendments Act that guarantees that individuals may not be excluded on the basis of sex from any education program or activity receiving federal financial assisstance
    Title IX