Glossary of Educational Terms

“Learning never exhausts the mind.”

Clear and concise definitions of terms related to education to help you navigate through the education landscape. It is common for teachers and students to come across terms that they don’t understand. This collection of terms will help you learn better.

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A

Absolute Grading

Academic Achievement

Academic Advisor

Academic Affairs

Arts Integration

Assessment of Learning

Auditory Learning

At-Risk Student

Audio-Visual Aids

Augmented Reality in Teaching

Assessment for Learning

Assessment Tools

Aptitude

Apprenticeship

Apps for Teachers

Alternative Schools

Andragogy

Alternative Education

Asynchronous Institution

Associate Professor

Assignments

Asynchronous Learning

Academic Press

Academic Probation

Academic Rigor

Academician

Accelerated Learning

Accreditation

Accuplacer

Achievement Gap

Achievement Test

Achievement Testing

Acquisition Learning

Action Research

Active Learning

Adaptive Learning

Adjunct Professor

Administrative Hold

Advisory Program

Affective Domain

Agile Learning

Academic Freedom

Academic Benchmark

Academic Journal

Academic Literacy

Assimilation

Associate Dean

Attendance

Attendance Management

Autodidacticism

Autonomous Learner

Autonomous University

Authentic Assessment

App for Teaching Online

Advantages of Online Teaching

B

Backward Mapping

Balanced Assessment

Bilingual Learning

Blended Learning

Bloom’s Taxonomy

Brain-Based Learning

Brainstorming

BYOT

Block Scheduling

Bursar's Office

BYOD

B.P.Ed

Backchannel

Backward Design

Best Part Time Jobs

C

Capstone Project

Catalog Year

Certificate Program

Character Development

Class

Class Constitution

CBSE

Classroom Assessment Techniques

Classroom Climate

Classroom Community

Class Recording

Co-Education

Co-Teaching

Coaching Center

Collaborative Classroom

Collaborative Inquiry

Collaborative Learning Theory

Collaborative Summaries

College

College Remediation

College Transfer

Comprehension Check

Concept Map

Connected Learning

Constructivism

Continuous Improvement

Counselling

Class Size

Classroom

Classroom Management App

Classroom Observation

Classroom Management

Classroom Projects

Classroom Activities for College Students

Classwork

Classroom Walkthrough

Course

CDC FULL FORM

Curriculum Design

Cyber Class

Course Delivery Method

Classroom Activities

Cognitive

Cognitive Load

Cognitive Relativism

Comprehension

Concentration for Students

Course Catalogue

Course of Study

Curriculum Development

Continuing Education

CDC

Critical Thinking

CSIR NET

CTET

Culture of Learning

Curriculum

CTET Full Form

D

D.el.ed

Data-driven Instruction

Deductive Learning

Deductive Thinking

Deemed University

Deep Learning

Deferred Admission

Department Chair

Department Of Higher Education

Diagnostic Assessment

Diagnostic Evaluation

Diagnostic Teaching

Differentiated Instruction

Digital Classroom

Digital Divide

Digital Education

Digital Learning

Digital Storytelling

Dimensions of Learning

Direct Instruction

Dual Enrollment

Deemed University

Disaggregated Data

Discipline

Disruptive Behavior

Dissertation

Distance Education

Distance Learning

Drop a Class

E

Educational Psychology

Educational Services

Educationist

E-learning

ELL Students

Experiential Learning

Extracurricular

Extrinsic Motivation

Early Alert

Edtech

Education

Education Gap

Education Reform

Educational Institution

Emotional Intelligence

Enrollment

Entry-Exit Tickets

E-Refund

ERNET

Exam

Exam Preparation

Exit Exam

Education System

Educational Technology

Erudition

E-Classroom

E-Literate

E learning

Enlightenment

F

Face to Face Learning

Faculty

FAFSA

Final Assessment

Finals Week

First-Generation Student

Fixed Mindset

Flexible Learning

Flipped Classroom

Formal Education

Formative Assessment

Four Corners

Formative Assessment

Free Rider Problem

Future Generation

Feeder School

Financial Hold

G

Game-Based learning

Gamification

Gen Z

GPA

Grading

Grading on a Curve

Graduate Application

Graduate School

Graduation Rate

Grant

Grounding

Growth Mindset

Gallery Walk

Grammar School

H

Hybrid Course

Higher-Order Thinking

Higher Secondary

Holistic Learning

Home Tutor

Homework

Heterogeneous Grouping

Heterogeneous Students

Hidden Curriculum

High Order Thinking Skills

High Stakes Testing

Habits Of Mind

Hands-On Learning

Hybrid Class

Hybrid Learning

HyFlex Teaching

How to Teach Online

Holiday Homework

I

Inclusion in Education

Independent Study

Indirect Instruction

Individualized Instruction

Information Processing

Instructional Materials

Instructional Technology

Instructional Theory

Interdisciplinary Teaching

Intrinsic Motivation

IQ

Instructional Technology

Instructional Theory

Instructor

Intelligence

Interactive Whiteboard

Inquiry-Based Learning

ICT

Interschool

J

Junior School

Just in Time Teaching

K

Knowledge Management

Knowledge Transfer

Knowledge Visualization

Kinesthetic Learning

L

Learning Commons

Learning by Teaching

Learning Environment

Learning Glass

Learning Objective

Locus of Control

Logical Intelligence

Low Stakes Testing

Lyceum

Life Skills

Linguistics

Literacy

Literacy Rate

Live Class Recording

Lecturer

Lesson

Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan Format

Levels of Teaching

Lab Course

Learner Characteristics

Learning Accommodations

Learning Standard

Learning Technology

Lecture Capture

Lecture Theatre

Scope and Sequence

Learning Pathway

Learning Progression

Live Classes

Live Classes App

Live Lectures

Learning Management System

Learning Style

Live Teaching App

M

Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs

Mathematical Reasoning

Matriculation

Meaning of Summative Assessment

Memorization Techniques

M.ed

Mastery Learning

Mastering

Memory

Mental Health

Mental Object

Mentoring

Metacognition

Methodology

MHRD

Mid-day Meal Program

Mid-Term

Middle School

Mind Map

Minor Degree

Models of Teaching

Montessori Teachers’ Training

Montessori Teaching

MOOC

Motivation

Multisensory Teaching

Multiple Intelligences

Multiple Measures

Ministry of Education

Multicultural Education

Mode of Study

Model Education

Micro Teaching

Mobile Teacher App

N

NIEPA

Norm-Referenced Assessment

NTA

NAAC

NCERT

NCTE

NEP

NET

O

Online Classroom Setup

Online Classrooms

Online Education

Online Learning

Online Learning App

Online Lecture

Online Teacher

Online Teacher App

Online Teaching

Online Teaching Tools

Online Tests

Online Whiteboard

Open Classroom

Opportunity Gap

Out of Field Teaching

Object-Based Learning

OER

Online Classes

Online Teaching Through Mobile

Online Teaching Apps

P

Partial Outlines

Pausing in Lecture

PDS

Pedagogy

Pedagogy Meaning

Peer Review

Personalized Learning

Ph.D.

Point System

Primary School

Primary School Teacher

Principles of Teaching

Prior Knowledge

Problem Solving

Plagiarism

Polytechnic

Preparation

Prerequisite Course

Preschool

PTA

Proctor

Proctored Test

Profession

Professional Development

Proficiency

Proficiency-Based Learning

Programmed Instruction

Project-Based Learning

Provost

PRT

PGT Full Form

PTET

Primary Teacher Salary

Q

Qualifications of A Teacher

Quick Write

Quiz

Good Teacher- Qualities

R

Rote Learning

RTE

Rubric

Reflective Practice

Reflective Teaching

Relative Grading

Remote Learning

REET

Resume

Retrieval Practice

Revised Bloom's Taxonomy

Roles Of Teacher

Remote Proctoring

Remote Teaching

Remote Testing

Report Card

Research

Reading

The Right to Education Act

S

Sage on the Stage

Scaffolding

Scaffolding in Education

SCERT

Scholar

Second-Language

Secondary School Teacher

Self-Paced Learning

Senior Lecturer

Service-Learning

Scholastic

School Principal

Scientific Inquiry

SCORM

Standardized Test

STEAM

STEM

Student Achievement

Student Activism

Student Affairs

Student Apps

Student-Centered Learning

Student Communication

Special Education

Sphere Of Education

SSA

Staff Development

Staff Meeting

Syllabus

Set

Situated Learning

Student Learning Objectives

Social Belonging In Students

Social Learning

Student Empowerment

Student Engagement

Student Enrollment

Student Focus

Student Focus

Student Identification

Student Interest

Student Management

Student Organization

Student Orientation

Student Response System

Student Debt

Supplemental Instruction

Syllabus Meaning

Synchronous Learning

Synchronous Sessions

Society

Sociology of Education

Socratic Method

Soft Skills

Sources of Knowledge

Synchronous Instruction

Student Success

Study Materials

Summative Assessment

Scantron

Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

SOTL

Student-Teacher Interaction

Soft Skills for Teachers

T

TRAI

Teaching-Learning Material

TOEFL

Traditional Classroom

Transcript

Transfer Admission Guarantee

Transfer Articulation

Transfer Credit

Transparent Assignment Design

Tuition Fee

Tutoring Apps

Twenty-first Century Learning

Types of Motivation

Types of Pedagogy

Types of Teaching

Teaching Assistant

Teaching Development Plan (TDP)

Teaching Diploma

Teaching Eligibility

Teaching Exam

Teaching License

Teaching Methodologies

Teaching Skills

Teaching Strategies

Team Teaching

Technical Trainer

Technology in Education

Technology Literacy

Tenure

Tertiary Education

TET

Textbook

TGT

Think Pair Share

Threshold Concept

Tacit Knowledge

Taxonomy of Educational Objectives

Teacher

Teacher Education

Teacher Interviews

Teacher Training Courses

Teacher’s Day

Teaching

Teaching Aids

Tuition

Teacher Full Form

Teaching Aptitude

Teacher Synonyms

Teacher Training Course

Theories of Learning

Teacher Training

Timetable

Teaching

U

Understanding by Design

UGC

UNICEF

Understudy

UEE

University

University Commencement

University Convocation

University Extension

Unofficial Withdrawal

Urban Education

Universal Design for Learning

UPE

University of Elementary Education

V

Valedictorian

Value-Added Learning

Virtual Classrooms

Virtual Learning

Virtual Learning Environment

Vision Statement

Visual Aids

Visual Learning

VLE

VLN

VR in Teaching

Vice Provost Academic

Virtual Class Meaning

Virtual Classroom

Virtual Classroom Software

VYAPAM

What is a virtual classroom?

Vocational Education

Video Classes

Video Conferencing

W

Weighted Grades

Work-Study Program

X

X-Axis

Y

Year-Round Education

Yearbook

Y-Axis

Z

Zero Tolerance Policy

Zone of Proximal Development