Vocabulary Words

Crystal Ambrocio
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Vocabulary Words

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VOCABULARY WORDS SOCIAL SCIENCE Instituto Guatemalteco Americano (IGA) Grade: 10th Grade "B" Names: Crystal Lisett Ambrocio 2 Lilian Saraí Payes 19
Schooling: Is formal education, which involves instruction by specially trained teachers who follow officially recognized polices. Sentence: Teachers need to continue schooling officially established.
Tracking: Involves the assignment of students to different types of educational programs Sentence: Earlier this year tracking in each school or school for each student makes.
Open classroom: a non bureaucratic approach to education based on democratic leadership, flexibility, and non competitiveness. Sentence: The open classroom leadership and shows us something very important non-competitiveness.
Integrative curriculum: The curriculum is created by students and teachers working together. Sentence: The integrative curriculum is very important to have a good teacher-student relationship..
Charter schools: Publicly-funded schools operated like private school by public school teachers and administrators. Sentence: The charter schools are very common in the country an example USAC.
For-profit schools: Schools supported by government funds but run by private companies. Sentence: This type of school are as characteristic be supported by public funds but private companies.
Self-fulfilling prophecy: Positive or negative expectations about circumstances, events, or people that may affect a persons behavior toward them in a manner that he or she (unknowingly) creates situations in which those expectations are fulfilled. Sentence: An employer sees a new employee and automatically expects him to be disloyal. The employer then treats the employee in a way to elicit the very response he concluded.
Sacred: anything that is considered to be part of the supernatural world and that inspires awe, respect, and reverence. Sentence: Each religion has its own things or traditions that are sacred to them.
Monotheism: Belief in one God. Sentence: Religions such as Judaism believe in a single God and is God the Creator of all that exists.
Religiosity: Is the depth of people´s religious feelings. Sentence: Many people must be very religious to put their feelings in God.
fundamentalism: Look at contributions of religion to society. Sentence: Society has to see that function of religion
Church: is a building used for religious activities, particularly Christian worship service Sentence: The people Christian go to the church the all Sunday.
Sect: Relatively small religious organization that typically has split off from a denomination because of difference concerning because of differences concerning beliefs. Sentence: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (Mormonism) is a sect of Christianity.
Latent function:any function of an institution or other social phenomenon that is planned and intentional.
Educational equality: also referred to as equity in education, is a measure of achievement, fairness, and opportunity in education. The study of education equity is often linked with the study of excellence and equity.
Cultural bias: refers to a situation where the scores on a test are significantly higher or lower between cultural groups and are better able to predict the future performance of one cultural group than the rest of the population.
Multicultural education: Multicultural education relates to education and instruction designed for the cultures of several different races in an educational system. This approach to teaching and learning is based upon consensus building, respect, and fostering cultural pluralism within racial societies. Multicultural education acknowledges and incorporates positive racial idiosyncrasies into classroom atmospheres.
Education: Training aimed at developing the intellectual , moral and emotional capacity of the people according to the culture and standards of living of the society to which they belong. Sentence: Education is very important for every person .
Hidden curriculum: is the nonacademic agenda that teaches children norms and values such as discipline, order, cooperativeness, and conformity. Sentence:You not necessarily have to win the hidden curriculum classes.
Bilingual education:involves teaching academic content in two languages, in a native and secondary language with varying amounts of each language used in accordance with the program model.. Sentence:Some schools use the system of bilingual education.
Cooperative learning:is an educational approach which aims to organize classroom activities into academic and social learning experiences. There is much more to Cooperative Learning than merely arranging students into groups. Sentence:Students learn to work in teams.
Voucher system: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:The poor children are entitled to Voucher system.
Magnet schools: are public schools with specialized courses or curricula. "Magnet" refers to how the schools draw students from across the normal boundaries defined by authorities (usually school boards) as school zones that feed into certain schools. Sentence: Children attend a Magnet schools.
Manifest function:any function of an institution or other social phenomenon that is planned and intentional. Sentence:The school is based in Manifest function.
Meritocracy:is a political philosophy which holds that power should be vested in individuals almost exclusively according to merit. Sentence:only those merits may decide .
Cognitive ability: The mental process of knowing, including aspects such as awareness, perception, reasoning, and judgment.. Sentence: Some children develop more cognitive skills than others .
School desegregation:is the process of ending the separation of different racial, religious, or cultural groups. Sentence: in my school there is no discrimination because School desegregation.
Compensatory education:offers supplementary programs or services designed to help children at risk of cognitive impairment and low educational achievement succeed. Sentence:In some schools there are psychologists to help children with problems.
Religion:Set of religious beliefs, behavioral norms and ceremonies of prayer or sacrifice that are specific to a particular group. Sentence In the world There are many types of religions.
Profane: characterized by irreverence or contempt for God or sacred principles or things; irreligious. Sentence: the layman is bad for religions.
Polytheism: refers to the worship of or belief in multiple deities usually assembled into a pantheon of gods and goddesses, along with their own religions and rituals. Sentence: Some religions are polytheistic.
Secularization:is the transformation of a society from close identification with religious values and institutions toward nonreligious (or irreligious) values and secular institutions.. Sentence:The securalization is against religion
Protestant ethic: the value attached to hard work, thrift, and efficiency in one’s worldly calling, which, especially in the Calvinist view, were deemed signs of an individual’s election, or eternal salvation.
Denomination: Is a well stablished religious organization in which a subtantial number of the popolations are members. Sentence: the denomination is very important for the religion.
Cult:Is a well stablished religious organization in which a subtantial number of the popolations are members. Sentence:worship is essential for religions.
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