Terminology

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A

A "quality assurance" process conducted by an external team of peers based on an internal study submitted by the school. This process determines the degree a school adheres to standards set by an accrediting agency who then grants "accreditation" status for meeting or exceeding said standards.
Combines traditional grading with a student's portfolio to show learning outcomes.

C

Students move from station to station specific activities related to the lesson.
Students have designated time to accomplish class requirements.

M

Children use cubes, pattern blocks and concrete items to learn math.

S

Two different grade levels are taught together.

W

Lessons create links to other subjects (e.g. reading coursewrok involves social studies and math).