The method and practice of teaching, especially as an academic subject or theoretical concept.
A device, material, or support process that will enable a student to accomplish a task more efficiently.

[image]Cooperative Learning
Placing students into small groups and having them work together toward a common goal.
[image]Critical Thinking
The ability to analyze information.
[image]Differentiated Instruction
Providing instruction according to the different ability levels in a classroom.
[image]Educational Technology
Any instructional aid or media teachers use to support the teaching and learning process. 
A document that outlines specific learning objectives for a student and how those objectives will be carried out.

 Involving all students in the educational setting that best meets their needs.
[image]Methods Courses
Teacher preparation courses that focus on the methods, ways, procedures, or strategies of teaching (the “how-to’s” of teaching).
Changes in the instruction, course content, or outcomes for special needs students.
[image]Performance Assessment
When students demonstrate their mastery of material through a “hands-on activity” (assembling an electrical circuit, for example).
[image]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. 

[image]  Standard Based Testing 
When teachers use activities and lessons to ensure that students master predetermined set of requirements or standards.