VOCABULARY WORDS FOR GLOSSARY
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.
public schools that are operated like private schools by public school teachers and administrators
a life-encompassing religious organizations that most members of a society accept as legitimate
capacity for thinking abstractly
specific curricular programs designed to overcome a deficiency
instructional method that relies on cooperation among students.
a religious organization whose charecteristics are not drawn from existing religious traditions within a society
the unfair measurement of the cognitive abilities of people in some social categories.
as a subgroup within a religion that operates under a common name, tradition, and identity.
is the process of facilitating learning. Knowledge, skills, values, beliefs, and habits of a group of people are transferred to other people, through storytelling, discussion, teaching, training, or research
condition in which schooling produces the same results for lower-class and minority children as it does for other children.
schools run by private companies on government funds
the resistance of secularization and the rigid adherence to traditional religiuos beliefs, rituals, and doctrines.
the nonacademic agenda that teaches discipline,order,cooperativeness and conformity.
an aproach to education based on student-teacher colaboration
an action that produces an unintended and unrecognized result
public schools that focus on particular disciplines or areas, such as fine arts of science
an action that produces an intended and recognized result
A society in which social status is based on ability and achievement
Is the belief in one god. For example: Judaism, Christianity, and Islam
An educational curriculum that emphasizes differences among gender, ethnic, and racial categories
A nonbureaucratic approach to education based on democracy, flexibility, and noncompetitiveness
Refers to the belief in a number of gods. For example: Hinduism
A set values, norms, beliefs, and attitudes stressing hard work, thrift, and self-discipline
A unified system of beliefs and practices concerned with sacred things
Ways in which people express their religious interests and convictions
Holy; set apart and given a special meaning that goes beyond, or transcends, immediate existence
The achievement of a racial balance in the classroom
Is formal education, which involves instruction by specially trained teachers who follow officially recognized policies
A religious organization that arises out of desire to reform an existing religious organization
Process through which the sacred loses influence over society
SELF – FULFILLING PROPHECY
A prediction that results in behavior that makes the prediction come true
Placement of students in programs according to academic ability levels
System in which public school funds may be used to support public, private, or religious schools