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10 + 2 (Ten Plus Two) (10+2)  Ten Plus Two is a direct instruction variation where the teacher presents for ten minutes, students share and reflect for two minutes, then the cycle...  
3-2-1 (Three-Two-One)   Three-Two-One is a writing activity where students write: 3 key terms from what they have just learned, 2 ideas they would like to learn more about, and...  
5 + 1 (Five Plus One)   Five Plus One is direct instruction variation where the teacher presents for five minutes, students share and reflect for one minute, then the cycle repeats...  
5% Project   On July 1, 1993, AB 1943 became law (Education Code 52522), allowing adult education programs, after approval by California Department of Education, to...  
A-B-C Summarize   A-B-C Summarize is a form of review in which each student in a class is assigned a different letter of the alphabet and they must select a word starting...  
Ability Grouping   Division of learners into separate groups on the basis of ability...  
Accommodations   Techniques and materials that allow individuals with LD to complete school or work tasks with greater ease and effectiveness. Examples include spellcheckers,...  
Acronym Memory Method   The acronym memory method is a mnemonic strategy used to enhancing memory. Example: ROY G. BIV = Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, Indigo, Violet...  
Active Learning   Active learning is any approach that engages learners by matching instruction to the learner's interests, understanding, and developmental level. Often...  
Adult Literacy Media Alliance (ALMA)  ALMA's mission is to help adults gain the basic reading, writing, and math skills they need to achieve their goals. They create innovative, educationally...  
Affinity   Affinity is brainstorming approach that encourages less verbal members of a group to participate. First, all members of the group write responses to the...  
Anecdotes   Anecdotes are motivational techniques to encourage creativity or empathy students. Anecdotes can be about the teacher's life or excerpted from biographies...  
App Flow  

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

Application Teaching   Application Teaching is a constructivist approach centered on activities which involve learning which proceeds from more basic ideas to more complex...  
Asynchronous Learning   Asynchronous learning is any self-paced learning event that is delivered after the original live event. Also used to indicate a learning event where the...  
Authentic Questions   Authentic questions are questions generated by learners in response to natural curiosity about the content. Questions spontaneously asked by learners...  
Authentic Task   School assignment that has a real-world application. Such tasks bear a strong resemblance to tasks performed in nonschool settings (such as the home,...  
Basic Literacy Skills   Those skills relating to the general categories of reading, writing, computation, problem solving, and interpersonal skills that enable adults to read,...  
Before, During, and After   A metacognitive approach to reading that guides students to explore text Before reading to activate prior knowledge, monitor comprehension During reading,...  
Blended Learning   Courses delivered via blended learning, also called hybrid learning, provide a combination of online delivery and supervised face-to-face sessions at...  
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