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Educational Equality: access to channels of communication and sources of information that is made available on even terms to all a level playing field is derived from the concept of fairness as uniform distribution, where everyone is entitled to the same level of access and can avail themselves if they so choose. Sentence: In China all the students have equiality in education.
Cognitive Ability: Cog­ni­tive abil­i­ties are brain-based skills we need to carry out any task from the sim­plest to the most com­plex. The mental process of knowing, including aspects such as awareness, perception, reasoning, and judgment. Sentence: We learn, remem­ber, problem-solve, and pay atten­tion from our cognitive ability.
Cultural Bias: is the phenomenon of interpreting and judging phenomena by standards inherent to one's own culture. The phenomenon is sometimes considered a problem central to social and human sciences, such as economics, psychology, anthropology, and sociology. Sentence: Cultural bias extends on many more fields in the globalizing world.
School Desegregation: To alter the attitudes and socialization of children -- beginning at the youngest ages -- as well as end the inequality inherent in all "separate but equal" facilities, whether they were drinking fountains, public accommodations, or the schools. Sentence: The school desegragation have been putting African American and white children in the same classrooms.
Multicultural Education: Multicultural education refers to any form of education or teaching that incorporates the histories, texts, values, beliefs, and perspectives of people from different cultural backgrounds. Sentence: Many schools have multicultural education.
Compensatory Education: education offers supplementary programs or services designed to help children at risk of cognitive impairment and low educational achievement succeed. Sentence: If you dont have resources for education you can use compensatory education.
Self-fulfilling prophecy A self-fulfilling prophecy is a prediction that directly or indirectly causes itself to become true, by the very terms of the prophecy itself, due to positive feedback between belief and behavior. Sentence: Self-fulfilling prophecy are effects in behavioral effect, in which behavior, influenced by expectations, causes those expectations to come true.
Religión: a set of beliefs concerning the cause, nature, and purpose of the universe, especially when considered as the creation of a superhuman agency or agencies, usually involving devotional and ritual observances, and often containing a moral code governing the conduct of human affairs. Sentence: Many people believe in one or many religions that characterized our visión of the world.
Sacred: Connected with God or a god or dedicated to a religious purpose and so deserving veneration: ‘sacred rites’ Sentence: The Bible it's a sacred book for the Christians.
Profane: characterized by irreverence or contempt for God or sacred principles or things; irreligious. Sentence: Profane God's name in vain is sin.
Monotheism: Monotheism is the belief in a single all-powerful god, as opposed to religions that believe in multiple gods. Sentence: Judaism, Christianity, and Islam are widely practiced forms of monotheism.
Polytheism: the doctrine of or belief in more than one god or in many gods. Sentence: Polytheism it's kind of the opposite of monotheism.
Religiosity: the quality of being religious; piety; devoutness. Sentence: All the churches have a religiosity in God.
Secularization: Secularization is a process of social change through which the public influence of religion and religious thinking declines as it is replaced by other ways of explaining reality and regulating social life. Sentence: In industrial societies, where secularization has progressed the farthest, science has replaced religión.
Fundamentalism: A form of a religion, especially Islam or Protestant Christianity, that upholds belief in the strict, literal interpretation of scripture. Sentence: The islam fundamentalism has changed many times.
Protestant ethic: an ethic that stresses the virtue of hard work, thrift, and self-discipline. Sentence: A protestant ethic required of effort and worth.
Church: A building for public, especially Christian worship. Sentence: He went to the church yesterday.
Denomination: a religious group, usually including many local churches, often larger than a sect. Sentence: She is part of the Lutheran Denomination.
Sect: a religious group that is a smaller part of a larger group and whose members all share similar beliefs. Sentence: The sect met on Saturday night.
Cult: a particular system of religious worship, especially with reference to its rites and ceremonies. Sentence: the members of the sect are in front of you.
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