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Education Definition A field of study that deals with the methods and problems of teaching. Sentence She received her education at private schools.
Schooling Definition Training, guidance, or discipline derived from experience. Sentence He has had little schooling.
Hidden Curriculum Definition refers to the unwritten, unofficial, and often unintended lessons, values, and perspectives that students learn in school. Sentence All teachers have a hidden curriculum.
Tracking Definition The assigning of students to a curricular track. Sentence Took a class in the tracking of game that the hunters' association offers.
Bilingual education Definition Education in an English-language school system in which students with little fluency in English are taught in both their native language and English. Sentence In my school there bilingual education
Open classroom Definition A method or system utilizing such spacious classrooms and informal, flexible formats for learning and discussion. Sentence Jack had some studies to attend to, and went to an open classroom.
Cooperative Learning Definition Is a form of active learning where students work together to perform specific tasks in a small group. Sentence At the next meeting, each student shared their assigned work. Taken together, the members of the cooperative learning group enriched each other's understanding of the book at hand.
Integrative Curriculum Definition Is a plan of study. Sentence The teachers have a integrative curriculum.
Voucher System Definition a plan in which each school-age child receives a publicly funded entitlement worth a fixed amount of money with which his or her parents can select a participating public or private school. Sentence When no voucher system is used, all invoices should be filed alphabetically in a vertical file.
Charter Schools Definition a tax-supported school established by a charter between a granting body (as a school board) and an outside group (as of teachers and parents) which operates the school without most local and state educational regulations so as to achieve set goals. Sentence In my country there many charters schools.
Magnet Schools Definition A school that has courses in special subjects (such as the arts or technology) and is designed to attract students from all parts of a community. Sentence She went to a top high school, a magnet school , in her area (she lived in poor rural western Virginia), went to an Ivy League university, did a master's program, and is now in law school in New York.
For-profit school Definition Refers to educational institutions operated by private, profit-seeking businesses. Sentence For-profit school are expensive.
Manifest Function Definition any function of an institution or other social phenomenon that is planned and intentional. Sentence I assume that it is undeniable that motherhood is woman's most manifest function.
Latent Function Definition Any function of an institution or other social phenomenon that is unintentional and often unrecognized. Sentence The latent function has strong subjective elements so the same institution or social action can have different latent functions for different people or groups.
Meritocracy Definition A system in which the talented are chosen and moved ahead on the basis of their achievement. Sentence The meritocracy of online business.
Educational Equality Definition Social acceptance. Sentence We want the educational equality.
Cognitive ability Definition The mental process of knowing, including aspects such as awareness, perception, reasoning, and judgment. Sentence I bought the unit in cognitive abilities.
Cultural bias Definition Cultural means relating to a particular society and its ideas, customs, and art. Sentence Cultural Bias are a good way of development in society.
School desegregation Definition: The attempt to end the practice of separating children of different races into distinct public schools. Sentence We Want School desegregation.
Multicultural education Definition: refers to any form of education or teaching that incorporates the histories, texts, values, beliefs, and perspectives of people from different cultural backgrounds. Sentence Multicultural education helps us to listen and learn different views that enrich our knowledge.
Compensatory education Definition: are educational programs intended to make up for experiences (as cultural) lacked by disadvantaged children. Sentence Whith the Compensatory education all children can learn.
Self-fulfilling prophecy Definition: Any positive or negative expectation about circumstances, events, or people that may affect a person's behavior toward them in a manner that causes those expectations to be fulfilled. Sentence self-fulfilling prophecy showed students through teacher influence.
Religion Definition: Is a system of roles and norms organized around the sacred, which binds people tgether in groups. Sentence Rituals,symbols and belief system conform the religion.
Sacred Definition: Anything that is considered to be part of the supernatural world and inspires reverence. Sentence The Bible is sacred.
Profane Definition: Anything considered to be part of ordinary world and thus commonplace and familiar. Sentence The bad expressions are profanes.
Monotheism Definition: Belief in God Sentence Christianity is a monotheistic religion.
Polytheism Definition: Refers to the belief in a number of gods Sentence The Mayans are polytheists.
Religiosity Definition: Is the depth of people´s religious feelings Sentence Human religiosity is manifested in the community.
Secularization Definition: is the transformation of a society from close identification with religious values and institutions toward nonreligious (or irreligious) values and secular institutions. Sentence Currently young people have suffered a secularization
Fundamentalism Definition: meaning to establish, found, or confirm) usually has a religious connotation indicating unwavering attachment to a set of irreducible beliefs Sentence The Law of the Catholic church is fundamentalism.
Protestant ethic Definition: An ethic that stresses the virtue of hard work, thrift, and self-discipline. Sentence The Muslims are a protestant ethic.
Church Definition Public worship of God or a religious service in such a building Sentence I will go to church on Sunday
Denomination Definition: Is a well-established religious organization a substantial portion of the population are members Sentence I´m part of Christian denomination.
Sect Definition: is a relatively small religious organization that typically has split off from a denomination because of doctrinal differences. Sentence Few people show acceptance by sects
Cult Definition: New religion whose belief in a differ markedly from those of the society´s major religions Sentence The cult is the least accepted in society
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