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Phrase   Phrases are closely related words with no subject or predicate, and may be used as nouns, verbs, adjectives, or adverbs, e.g., Waiting for Technical Support...  
Podcasts   "Podcasting makes audio files, usually in MP3 format, available for (automatic) download so you can listen at your convenience. You don't need an iPod;...  
Points of Entry Initiative   Points of Entry is an initiative funded by the Open Society Foundations Special Fund for Poverty Alleviation and builds upon the goals of the U.S. Department...  
Population   A population is the group with a particular set of characteristics to which researchers attempt to generalize their findings from a smaller sample. These...  
Portfolio   A portfolio is a systematic collection of information, work samples, test results, and products of or about a student over a period of time. It is designed...  
Possessive Pronouns   Pronouns that show ownership are called possessive pronouns. They include: mine, yours, his, hers, its, ours, and theirs....  
Post Test   Post tests are administered to students upon completion of learner goals, or completion of a course of study, or during the final quarter of the fiscal...  
Postsecondary education   Non-remedial coursework in a variety of postsecondary settings, including moderate-term and long-term on-the-job training, apprenticeship, the military,...  
Practitioner Inquiry   Practitioner inquiry, reflective teaching, and action research refer to a teacher-centered approach to professional and staff development. Like the learner-centered...  
Praxis Core Battery Tests   The Praxis Core Battery Tests are a subgroup of the Praxis II Subject Assessments. The Core Battery consists of three Praxis II tests: the Test of General...  
Praxis II   The Praxis II is a series of professional assessments for beginning teachers. The Praxis II National Teacher Exam (NTE) is designed to assess qualifications...  
Pre Tests   Pre tests are administered to students to establish an initial benchmark against which learning progress is measured....  
Predicate   Predicates are one of two main components of a sentence. They are verbs and the words used to explain the action or condition. They always agree with...  
Predicate Adjective   A predicate adjective follows a linking verb and tells something about the subject. Examples: The cat had a beautiful coat. The Thanksgiving turkey smells...  
Predicate Nominative   A predicate nominative follows a linking verb and tells about the subject. Examples: John Smith is the administrative assistant to the director of personnel...  
Predictive Validity   The predictive validity is the ability of a score on one test to forecast a student's probable performance on another test of similar skills. Predictive...  
Preposition   A preposition usually comes before a noun, pronoun or noun phrase. It joins the noun to some other part of the sentence. Examples: on, in, by, with, under,...  
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