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Teaching and ways of teaching

blended learning

noun

a method of learning which uses a combination of different resources, especially a mixture of classroom sessions and online learning materials

CBI

abbreviation

computer-based instruction: a method of teaching in which lessons are put onto someone’s computer for them to work through

classroom

noun

the activities and methods involved in teaching

dialog

an American spelling of dialogue

dialogue

noun

a conversation between people that is used for teaching languages

direct method

noun

a way of teaching a foreign language to someone in which you only use the foreign language

drill

noun

a way of teaching people something by making them repeat it several times

drill

noun

a way of training people so that they know what to do when there is an emergency

EdTech

noun

educational technology: the creation, use and management of technological resources in education

edutainment

noun

television programs, DVDs, software, etc. that entertain you while they teach you something

field trip

noun

a visit to a place that gives students the chance to study something in a real environment, rather than in a classroom or laboratory

flipped

adjective

relating to a form of education in which students gain new knowledge while they are at home, for example by watching a video, and then apply what they have learned in class

home schooling

noun

the process of educating your children completely at home instead of in a school

immersion

noun

a method of teaching a foreign language in which teachers and students use only the foreign language during classes

lecture

noun

a talk to a group of people about a particular subject, especially at a college or university

lesson

noun

a period of time in which someone is taught a skill

phonics

noun

a way of teaching people to read by teaching them to recognize individual sounds, instead of whole words

programmed instruction

noun

a method of teaching in which information is broken down into small units. Individual students progress at their own rate and must show their knowledge of one unit of information before being allowed to move on to the next.

self-organized learning environment

noun

a method of education in which groups of children learn independently using computers connected to the Internet

SOLE

noun

self-organized learning environment: a method of education in which groups of children learn independently using computers connected to the Internet

student teaching

noun

the time when someone teaches while they are still training to become a teacher

teacher training

noun

training that prepares someone to become a teacher

teaching practice

noun

the time that someone spends teaching as part of their training to become a teacher

virtual learning environment

noun

a web-based system for delivering educational content

visual aid

noun

a drawing, map, movie, etc. that people can look at to help them to understand a particular subject when you are teaching or explaining it to them

worksheet

noun

a piece of paper with exercises on it, used for helping you to learn something

blended learner

noun

deselection

noun

multimedia

noun

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a rave … that takes place early in the morning and where there is no alcohol or drugs …

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