Ivy League 4-07-2011, 12:16
An unofficial, informal term, of obscure origin, referring to a group of costly and selective private colleges in the northeastern United States with above-average academic standards.
Itinerant teacher 4-07-2011, 12:13
A specially trained instructor who works in more than one school, providing special educational services to students and teachers.
Isolation 4-07-2011, 12:11
A form of elementary and secondary school punishment whereby a student is isolated from peers, either in a separate area of the classroom or outside the classroom.
Islam 4-07-2011, 12:09
The world’s largest religion, with about 1.3 billion adherents, 97% of whom are in Asia and Africa.
Irving School District v. Tatro 4-07-2011, 12:06
A 1984 U.S.
I.Q. 4-07-2011, 12:04
The abbreviation and popularly used term for INTELLIGENCE QUOTIENT,
Iowa Tests of Basic Skills (ITBS) 4-07-2011, 12:03
One of the most widely used batteries of achievement tests for elementary and middle school students.
Iowa 4-07-2011, 12:01
The 29th state admitted to the Union, in 1846.
Intramural programs 4-07-2011, 12:00
Formal extracurricular activities, such as competitive sports, conducted exclusively “within the walls” of a school or college for its own students.
Interview 4-07-2011, 11:58
A private, formal, face-to-face meeting of two people to exchange information. It is the formality of the interview that distinguishes it from conventional social intercourse.
Internship 4-07-2011, 11:55
A period of preprofessional, onthe- job training under the supervision of one or more experienced mentors.
Internet 4-07-2011, 11:53
A global collection of interconnected electronic commercial, government, academic and other communications networks (thus, the term “inter-net”), within which are linked tens of millions of individual computers around the world.
International Year of the Child 4-07-2011, 11:50
An ambitious international effort to improve the lot of children everywhere on the planet.
International Sunday School Union 4-07-2011, 11:48
A large-scale affiliation of American and Canadian Protestant Sunday schools formed in the 1870s by evangelical ministers to unify the Sundayschool curriculum.
International Harvester Co. 4-07-2011, 11:46
Once the largest manufacturer of farm machinery in the United States and a pioneer in company-operated educational programs for its employees.
International Baccalaureate (IB) 4-07-2011, 11:43
A specialized secondary school diploma valid internationally as evidence of satisfactory completion of secondary school education.
International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement 4-07-2011, 11:29
An organization founded in 1959 to provide comparative assessments of schools and student achievement in member nations.
Internal degree 4-07-2011, 11:22
A rarely used term referring to traditional college degrees earned on campus by following a prescribed program of study and class attendance.
Intermediate units 4-07-2011, 11:20
Educational administrative groups with varying degrees of authority to establish educational services that would otherwise be unavailable to local school districts.
Intermediate school 4-07-2011, 11:17
A term usually synonymous with junior high school or middle school, and therefore embracing any of a combination of grades between elementary school and high school.
Interlibrary loan system 4-07-2011, 10:25
Any cooperative arrangement between two or more libraries whereby members of one library may automatically borrow publications from other libraries in the cooperating group.
Intergovernmental Advisory Council on Education 4-07-2011, 10:23
A presidentially appointed group of 20 federal,
Interest inventories 4-07-2011, 10:21
Questionnaires that attempt to determine the extent of an individual’s interest in a particular course of study, vocation or avocation.
Interactive whiteboard 4-07-2011, 10:19
An electronic replacement for overhead projectors and the once-ubiquitous chalkboards (blackboards) that covered the walls in classrooms across the nation.
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