Dyslexia 19-05-2011, 07:47
A learning disability of otherwise normal children characterized by an inability to read, write and spell at an appropriate level at any given age.
Dysgraphia 19-05-2011, 07:45
A learning disability of otherwise normal children characterized by an inability to write conventionally at the appropriate level for the child’s age.
Dyscalculia 19-05-2011, 07:44
An inability—often neurological in origins—to perform mathematical operations, including simple arithmetic such as addition...
Timothy Dwight (1828–1916) 19-05-2011, 07:39
American theologian, educator and, from 1886 to 1899, the innovative president of Yale University who transformed the then-small college into a major, world-renowned university.
Timothy Dwight (1752–1817) 19-05-2011, 07:37
American educator, author, religious leader, founder of coeducational schools in Massachusetts and Connecticut, and, from 1795 to 1817, the president of YALE COLLEGE.
Dutch Reformed Church 19-05-2011, 07:35
The established church of New Netherland, when the Dutch ruled present-day New York, from 1625 to 1664.
Henry Dunster (1609–1659) 19-05-2011, 07:33
Englishborn clergyman and teacher and, in effect, the founding president of HARVARD COLLEGE.
Dunce 19-05-2011, 07:31
A dull-witted, stupid, incompetent or unmotivated student, whom American teachers routinely punished by ordering the child to sit on an elevated stool...
W. E. B. DuBois (1868–1963) 19-05-2011, 07:30
African-American educator, sociologist, author, social reformer and the first African American to demand equal educational equality for American blacks.
Dry-erase board 19-05-2011, 07:24
A porcelain-coated steel panel, usually 42 to 48 inches high and of variable lengths...
Drug abuse education 19-05-2011, 07:23
Any of a variety of programs designed to teach students of all ages about the dangers of drug abuse.
Drug abuse 19-05-2011, 07:21
The voluntary use by mouth, injection or inhalation of any substance not prescribed by a licensed physician that may affect an individual’s normal physical, intellectual, psychological, social or emotional functions.
Dropouts 18-05-2011, 12:24
Students who withdraw from school or college without completing graduation requirements for reasons other than enrolling in another school or college.
Drop-add 18-05-2011, 12:20
A college-level, curriculum-alteration policy that defines the procedures and, if appropriate, penalties for dropping or adding courses.
Driver education 18-05-2011, 12:19
Instruction in the techniques of driving automobiles and the study of traffic rules, regulations and safety.
Drill 18-05-2011, 12:18
A learning technique based on constant repetition of the same task until the student has learned it to perfection, without hesitation.
Dress code 18-05-2011, 12:16
Rules and regulations governing student, faculty and staff clothing, personal appearance and grooming...
“Dream” schools 18-05-2011, 12:14
A colloquialism of college applicants that refers to those colleges they would most like...
Dramatic arts 18-05-2011, 12:12
The study and presentation of scripted plays, including acting and stagecraft.
Double sessions 18-05-2011, 12:11
An extension of the school day that enables a school to accommodate a student body that exceeds school classroom capacity.
Dormitory 18-05-2011, 12:09
A residence hall for students, usually a multistoried facility, with individual rooms or suites...
Domain 18-05-2011, 12:07
In education, a category of either intellectual functioning or curricular content.
Grace Hoadley Dodge (1856–1914) 18-05-2011, 12:05
American philanthropist who founded manual training programs for working girls and boys during the era of child labor...
Doctorate 18-05-2011, 12:03
The highest academic degree, usually requiring BACHELOR’S and MASTER’S DEGREES followed by completion of at least two or more years of academic courses...
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