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Anecdotes   Anecdotes are motivational techniques to encourage creativity or empathy students. Anecdotes can be about the teacher's life or excerpted from biographies...  
Anoxia   A lack of oxygen severe enough to cause tissue damage; can cause brain damage and mental retardation....  
Antecedent   An antecedent is the noun that a pronoun represents. Example: Sarah studied five hours for her geology test....  
Aphasia   Loss of speech functions...  
App Flow  

An App Flow is an interactive framework tool that enables teachers to seamlessly flow apps, Web sites, and games throughout lessons. Starting...  

App Smashing   App smashing is the process of using - or "smashing" - different apps together to complete tasks and create rich student projects. App smashing can help...  
Applicant Agency   Section 231 supplemental grants provided through the State Education Agency may be carried out by public or private agencies, organizations, and institutions...  
Application Teaching   Application Teaching is a constructivist approach centered on activities which involve learning which proceeds from more basic ideas to more complex...  
Apprenticeship (Registered)   Registered apprenticeship describes those programs that meet specific federally approved standards designed to safeguard the welfare of apprentices. The...  
Apprenticeship Program   Apprenticeship programs combine on-the-job experience with short periods of formal, technical instruction in designated trades....  
Aptitude Test   An Aptitude Test is a test consisting of items selected and standardized so that the test predicts a person's future performance on tasks not obviously...  
Armed Forces Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB)  The Armed Forces Vocational Aptitude Battery is a series of tests developed by the Department of Defense in the 1960s. The battery consists of 10 individual...  
Article   An article comes before a noun. There are three articles in English: a, an, and the....  
Articulation   The practice of aligning curriculum from one educational segment to another to encourage a seamless transition between courses, grades, and/or education...  
Assessment Profile   A reading profile is obtained by measuring a student's ability in several aspects of the reading process: alphabetics, fluency, vocabulary, and/or comprehension...  
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