Education Acronyms

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  1. Oregon Sub Girl

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    There are so many acronyms that we throw around. I know that some of them are specific to geographical regions, but I thought it might be cool to have a list. I'll start it:
    LD- Learning Disability
    TAT- Teacher Assistance Team
    NCLB- No Child Left Behind
    ADD- Attention-Deficit Disorder
    ADHD- Attention-Deficit Hyperactive Disorder

    Okay, you're turn.
     
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    RTI - Response to Intervention
    DIBELS - Dynamic Indicators of Basic Early Literacy Skills
     
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    SST- Student Success Team
    GT- Gifted and Talented
    ESL- English as Second Language
    TELPAS- Texas English Language Proficiency Assessment System
    TAKS- Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills
    PPCD- Preschool Programs for Child with Disabilities
     
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    IEP - Individualized Education Program
    MEAP - Michigan Educational Assessment Program
    MLPP - Michigan Literacy Progress Profile
     
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    A few more I just thought of:

    FERPA: Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act
    IDEA: Individuals with Disabilities Education Act
     
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    ISTEP: Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress
    BBT: Building Base Team
    HA: High Ability
    TESA: Teacher Expectations & Student Achievement
    ENL: English as a New Language
    TAL: Teaching All Learners
     
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    ED-Emotional Distrubed
    TPRI-Texas Primary Reading Inventory
    DRA-Developmental Reading Assessment
     
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    TESOL--Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
    QRI--Qualitative Reading Inventory
    ODD--Oppositional Defiant Disorder
     
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    Wow I've never even heard a lot of these! Keep them coming I think it's very interesting. Plus, I never knew what DIBELS stood for, it's just one that I say a lot.
     
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    DD - Developmentally Delayed (though some I've seen are just DD... Discipline Delayed!)
     
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    ELL- English language Learner
    WASL- Washington Assessment of Student Learning
    SIT- Student Intervention Team
     
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    I always find it interesting that we need so many of these:

    ESL - English as a Second Language
    ELL - English Language Learner
    LEP - Limited English Proficiency
     
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    DCD-Developmental Cognitive Delay
    TBI-tramatic Brain Injury
    OHI-other health impairment
    MCA-Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment
    ELL-English Language Learners
    EBD-Emotional Behavior Disorder
    BLT-Basic Leadership Team
    OT-Occupational Therapist
    PT-Physical Therapist
    ASD-Autism Spectrum Disorder
     
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    ATATZ - Addicted to A to Z, ok maybe not a real one but should be:lol:
     
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    NWEA-The Northwest Evaluation Association
     
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    NCLUT

    No Child Left Un-Tested:(
     
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    ahem...<proudly>

    HAL - High Ability Learner!

    (you had to be here about 50 threads ago)
     
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    Seriously, the ESL, ELL, LEP . . . what is that all about? Can't we pick one acronym and stick to it? Not to mention TESOL and ENL.

    What about:
    NEA- National Educator's Association
    TAT- Teacher Assistance Team
    CT- Cooperating Teacher
    ST- Student Teacher
    PTA- Parent Teacher Association
    PTO- Parent Teacher Organization
     
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    IFSP - Individualized Family Service Plan
    CSE - Committee for Special Education
    CPSE - Committee for Preschool Special Education
    OT - Occupational Therapy/Therapists
    PT - Physical Therapy/Therapist
    SEIT - Special Ed Itinerant Teacher
    AIS - Academic Intervention Services
    DAP - Developmentally Appropriate Practice
    FAPE - Free and Appropriate Public Education
    LRE - Least Restrictive Environment (which isn't always an inclusive classroom!)
     
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    SST: Student Study Team
    BTS: Building Technology Specialist
    AT: Assistive Technology
     
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    EI: Early Intervention (also EIS: Early Intervening Services)
    HELP: Hawaii Early Learning Profile
    IM: Individual Management (our behavior classes)
    PACE: Practical Academics and Community Education (our lifeskills classes)
     
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    That second DD would, I believe, be "Discipline Deferred"...
     
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    NBTN - Never Been Told NO... LOL A lot of mine fall under that category, too.

    Let's... a few real ones...
    AAA - Alabama Alternate Assessment
    DAYC - Developmental Assessment of Young Children
    (I could go on with more test acronyms... there are TONS)
     
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    TA Teacher Assistant

    I just had to say it.
     
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    Shouldn't this be under games?

    L.D. - learning disabled
    B.D. - behavior disabled
    MID- Mildly intellecually disabled
    BAD - just plain bad
     
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    ST: student teacher
    PTSA/O: Parent Teacher Student Org/Assoc.
    ZPD: Zone of Proximal Development (how's that for pulling one out of a hat?)
     
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    NAEYC-National Association for the Education of Young Children
    ECDD- Early Childhood Developmentally Delayed
    COR- Child Observation Record (High Scope)
    ADHD- no explanation needed
    owup-over worked, under paid
     
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    I think I'm definitely owup! I'll have to start using that one!
     
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    GLAD Guided Language Aquisition Design Are there any other GLAD teachers out there?
     

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