PPAT GLOSSARY Crossword
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Initial data used to monitor changes or the improvement in an individual or group performance
A way to continuosly track how students are doing academically, socially, emotionally, and behaviorally
Expertise in using a variety of equipment as a tool to enhance teaching and learning. This could include, but is not limited to, computers, recorders, microphones, camcorders, scientific calculators, electronic boards, document cameras, electronic microscopes, adaptive technology
The tools used to provide additional support to meet the learning goal (s) and needs of the students
The differences among groups of people and individuals based on age, gender, culture, language, race, ethnicity, religion, exeptionalities, or socioeconomic status
The information, facts, and statistics gathered to measure student learning. This information may include both quantitative and qualitative findings (i.e., anecdotal notes)
An academic discipline, such as English language arts, mathematics, science, or history/social studies
The changes made by a teacher candidate to a lesson or assessment components, usually to the lesson or test forma, that allows students to participate in the lesson or the assessment. For example, adaptations can include the use of different or additional resources, assistance from another student or adult, or additional time
Selected students who allow a teacher candidate to demonstrate his or her ability to collect information, plan instruction and assessment, make adaptations, and reflect. This includes a range of students with different learning needs
The underlying priciple or justification for a decision that is made. A rationale should relate to the teaching and learning context as described by the teacher candidate

Technology Crossword Puzzle

Technology Crossword Puzzle
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A client software program that runs against a Web server or other Internet server and enables a user to navigate the World Wide Web (WWW) to access and display data.
A part of a computer system or network that is designed to block unauthorized access while permitting outward communication.
The combination of typeface and other qualities, such as size, pitch, and spacing.
A word or group of words that act as a way to cross reference to other documents or files on the computer.
A device that feeds data into a computer, such as a keyboard or mouse.
Any computer-generated information displayed on screen, printed on paper or in machine readable form, such as disk and tape.
Usually comprises the display device, circuitry, casing, and power supply.
Sending an email, posting photos on a social media site and using your webcam.
An error, flaw, failure, or fault in a computer program or system that causes it to produce an incorrect or unexpected result or to behave in unintended ways.
Usually consists of eight bits.
The exclusive right, as recognized separately in each country, to publish and sell literary, artistic, or musical materials.
copy (data) from one computer system to another, typically over the Internet.
The collection of physical parts of a computer system.
A software system that links topics on the screen to related information and graphics, which are typically accessed by a point-and-click method.
A measure of the amount of computational work that a computer system performs.

Computer Basics ! Crossword

Computer Basics ! Crossword
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an electronic device that manipulates information, or data. It has the ability to store, retrieve, and process data
any part of your computer that has a physical structure, such as the keyboard or mouse.
any set of instructions that tells the hardware what to do and how to do it
the metal and plastic box that contains the main components
one of the main ways to communicate with a computer.
another important tool for communicating with computers. Commonly known as a pointing device.
is used to print documents, photos, and anything else that appears on your screen.
is the computer's main circuit board
your system's short-term memory
where your software, documents, and other files are stored
is the most important software that runs on a computer. It manages the computer's memory and processes, as well as all of its software and hardware. It also allows you to communicate with the computer without knowing how to speak the computer's language
What id a shorter term for Wireless Internet Connection
is a type of software that allows you to perform specific tasks
llows you to write a letter, design a flyer, and create many other types of documents
the tool you use to access the Internet
any type of software that is designed to damage your computer or gain unauthorized access to your personal information
measured in megahertz (MHz), or millions of instructions per second; and gigahertz (GHz), or billions of instructions per second.
When you save a file, the data is written to the hard drive, which acts as
is responsible for what you see on the monitor
also called an audio card—is responsible for what you hear in the speakers or headphones

Hardware and Software Puzzel Crossword

Hardware and Software Puzzel Crossword
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A small piece of silicon that includes data and important info, used in computers and other machines too.
A piece of equipment that must be connected to a device to save a specific document.
Used for putting designs into a computer with an electronic pen.
Physical computer eguipment such as keyboard.
Computer programs such as windows.
Information that enters a device from another machine.
Something produced in a device that leaves it.
Used for typing information onto a document.
A screen that shows an image or information.
A personal computer.
The part of a computer that controls and performs all its operations.
Used for copying a picture or document into a computer.
A flat surface on a computer that shows images contains apps and information.
Machine that lets out documents or images you have created.
Sends or recieves info from a disk.

Educational and Career Exploration Crossword

Educational and Career Exploration Crossword
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A trainee engages in learning an occupation under the guidance and direction of a skilled worker; a 3-4 year training program on-the- job training with related technical instruction.
Advising, Placement, and Retention System – an assessment-advising program designed to identify the basic skill levels of students as they enter two-year institutions.
Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery – is a test developed and maintained by the United States Department of Defense.
Achieved after completion of a curriculum meeting the demands of a 4- year college program.
A written statement that is accepted as proof of certain facts; often relating to the attainment of specific skills.
Postsecondary career, educational and financial planning site; provides comprehensive information in a web-based format of middle and high school students, parents, and counselors. This site includes comparative information about all of North Carolina’s two and four year postsecondary institutions, financial aid, and application services. This program is a partnership among the University of North Carolina General Administration, the College Foundation of North Carolina, and the State Educational Assistance Authority.
A postsecondary school where a student might receive a bachelor’s degree, master’s, or doctoral degree in a specific discipline.
Type of college with up to 2-year programs leading to certificates, diplomas, or associate degrees.
Paid employment with an educational component provided in a career-technical class and supervised by school personnel.
A pathway, which a student selects in high school.
End-of- course assessment.
A purpose/objective.
Allows the student the opportunity to observe and participate in activities related to a career field; supervised by school personnel and related to the student’s career choice. (May be paid or unpaid)
A short-term experience that allows the student to follow an experienced worker and see the day-to- day activities of a particular career.
An advanced 2-year program completed after attainment of a bachelor’s degree.
A certified, experienced, skilled craftsperson that has successfully completed an apprenticeship program.
Special skills may be developed through educational programs in the armed services.
Paid employment that is not supervised by school personnel; may or may not be related to the student’s career choice.
Education after high school.
A privately owned school that operates for profit for those seeking vocational training.
Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test: A practice test that measures the critical thinking, mathematical reasoning, and writing skills that students need to do college-level work.
Education and training provided by an employer that usually takes place at a work site.
Scholastic Aptitude Test – a test that measures the critical thinking mathematical, reasoning, and writing skills students need to do college-level work.
(CTSO-Career and Technical Student Organization) Vocational student organization; nonprofit, national organization with state and local chapters that exist to develop leadership skills and good citizenship among members; each organization is composed of vocational students interested in a specific occupational area.
Practices used to prepare for learning and assessment of subject matter.
Practices used to prepare for learning and assessment of subject matter.
An academic record; an official record of grades earned during a high school career.
Vocational Competency Achievement Tracking System is a competency-based instructional management system that focuses on the individual student and tracks his/her achievement in relation to a predetermined set of core competencies.
A contribution of free labor, usually to a non-profit organization.

COLLEGE TERMINOLOGY Crossword

COLLEGE TERMINOLOGY Crossword
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This person will help you select your courses.
Any student not maintaining satisfactory progress toward his/her educational objectives will be placed on probation for a semester.
achieve the minimum cumulative GPA required.
people who have graduated from the institution.
completion of a program of at least two, but less than four years of college work.
A student who does not want to receive credit in a course
undergraduate degree offered by four-year colleges and universities
stock of all the books and other materials
provide all types of information
College Level Examination Program
an institution of higher education that grants degrees and certificates
a student who lives off-campus
attend two educational institutions at the same time
numbers usually containing 3 or 4 digits
a student must attend a class for one classroom hour
completion of a program of study leading to a degree or certificate.
required GPA, prerequisite and elective courses within the specified major, and/or minor areas of study.
successful completion of a prescribed program of study.
basic organizational unit in a higher education
could be several different things
procedure by which students choose classes each semester.
Free Application for Federal Student Aid.

Computer Safety Crossword

Computer Safety Crossword
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Small circuit board that controls processing within a computer
Physical parts of a computer
A program that contains instructions for a computer
Applications are also known as
Consists of information
Refers to the method used to enter or transmit your message to a computer
Information or data retrieved or received from a computer
"Brain of the computer"
Input/Output device that reads data from and writes data to a disK
Output device that displays text and graphics on a screen
Input device used for commands and navigation
Input device with an arrangement of letters, etc.
First line of defense
An unauthorized user able to access and misuse information
A destructive program loaded onto a computer
Defamation by written or printed words or pictures
Defamation by oral utterance
A program that allows users to view web pages and online information
Sotware that has been written to detect, isolate, and destroy viruses
A web address
Any word, phrase, or picure that, when clicked, take the user to another location
Electronic mail
Playing video and sound in real time
Retrieving somehting fromt he internet and storing it on a disk drive
Using material antoher person has created and claims it as your own

Vocabulary Glossary Crossword

Vocabulary Glossary Crossword
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Oral and written language used for academic purposes.
Specific ways that academic language (vocabulary, functions, discourse, syntax) is used by students to participate in learning tasks through reading, writing, listening, and/or speaking to demonstrate their disciplinary understanding.
The content and language focus of the learning task represented by the active verbs within the learning outcomes.
Includes words and phrases that are used within disciplines including: (1) words and phrases with subject-specific meanings that differ from meanings used in everyday life (e.g., table); (2) general academic vocabulary used across disciplines (e.g., compare, analyze, evaluate); and (3) subject-specific words defined for use in the discipline.
Includes the structures of written and oral language, as well as how members of the discipline talk, write, and participate in knowledge construction.
The set of conventions for organizing symbols, words, and phrases together into structures.
The scaffolds, representations, and pedagogical strategies teachers provide to help learners understand, use, and practice the concepts and language they need to learn within disciplines.
Refers to the activities undertaken by teachers and by their students that provide information to be used as feedback to modify teaching and learning activities.
Refers to specific background information that students bring to the learning environment which includes interests, knowledge, everyday experiences, family backgrounds
Refers to the cultural backgrounds and practices that students bring to the learning environment, such as traditions, languages and dialects, worldviews, literature, and art
Refers to common backgrounds and experiences that students bring from the community where they live, such as resources, local landmarks, community events and practices
Submitted as part of each task and, along with artifacts, make up your evidence.
Performance indicators or dimensions that are used to assess evidence of student learning that indicates the qualities by which levels of performance can be differentiated and that anchor judgments about the learner’s degree of success on an assessment.
Includes activities, discussions, or other modes of participation that engage students to develop, practice, and apply skills and knowledge related to a specific learning goal.
Consistancies for different groups of students or individuals that indicate in a numerical way the information understood from the assessment
consistancies for different groups of students or individuals that includes descriptions of understandings, misunderstandings, and/or developmental approximations that could explain quantitative patterns
Instructional strategies, learning tasks and materials, and other resources deliberately designed to facilitate student learning of the central focus.
A close and harmonious relationship in which the people or groups understand each other’s feelings or ideas and communicate well with each other
A positive feeling of esteem or deference for a person and specific actions and conduct representative of that esteem.
Includes transitional spelling or other attempts to use skills or strategies just beyond a student’s current level/capability.
An approach selected deliberately by a reader or writer to comprehend or compose text.
Specific knowledge needed for reading and writing, including phonemic/phonological awareness; print concepts; decoding; word analysis; sight-word recognition; and spelling, punctuation, or other language conventions.
Literacy skills that students will develop and practice while learning an essential literacy strategy for comprehending or composing text within the learning segment.
An assessment given periodically, to determine at a particular point in time what students know and do not know relative to content standards.
Assessments are incorporated into classroom practice and can provide information needed to adjust teaching and learning as students approach full mastery of content
The capacity to think logically about the relationships among concepts and situations.
Conceptual understanding, procedural fluency, and reasoning/problem-solving skills.
A critical component of mathematical proficiency
Means to support students to revisit and review a topic with a different set of strategies, representations, and/or focus to develop understandings and/or correct misconceptions.
The term representation refers both to process and to product

Workplace Technology Review Crossword

Workplace Technology Review Crossword
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series of instructions telling computer hardware what to do
consists of programs controlling the operations of a computer and its devices
data of commands entered into the memory of a computer
holds data, information and instructions; differs from memory because it can hold items permanently
number of computers connected together to share data, software, and hardware
videoconferencing which broadcasts through the internet
software which helps organize and analyze data
Telephones transmitting pieces of paper electronically through telephone lines
accountant's ledger on a computer
portion of the internet consisting of computer sites containing billions of documents called web pages
machines which allow people to make copies of duplicates of papers
program used to view websites such as Microsoft Internet Explorer or Google Chrome
physical components of a computer such as a monitor, hard drive, and printer
enables people to send electronic messages with the click of a button; delivers messages in seconds rather than days
two or more LANs networked together across a large area such as school within a city or state
any business activity using electronic communication when goods and services are exchanged
single-user or multi-line systems which make it easy to talk to people anywhere in the world
heart of the workplace technology
conveys the requested information created by the CPU to a user
world's largest network; worldwide collection of LANs and WANs

career prep crossword

career prep crossword
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emotional, mental and physical exhaustion caused by overloading
time for hobbies, ease and relaxation
act of treating people differently based solely on physical characteristics such as age, gender, race, ethnicity, disability, etc.
term used to describe a barrier preventing minorities and women from rising to position of power or responsibility
mental and emotional well-being of a person or group
oversimplified or biased mental picture which characterizes a person or group of people
state of wealth, resources and employment in a country or region
period of reduced economic activity
relates to labor and working with your hands
relates to working in an office setting
group of similar occupations and industries
ongoing, voluntary pursuit of knowledge
document listing a persons education, work experience, and accomplishments used by employers to determine job eligibility
trusted guide or counselor who provides information, advice and support
financial aid awarded to a student, as for the purpose of attending an institution of higher learning, often offered for academic achievement
financial aid given to a student of an institution of higher learning by the federal government, state government, college, or organization
financial aid provided on the terms it will be repaid
program providing financial aid to a student of an institution of higher learning in exchange for employment services
level to which someone is likely to gain employment and be successful in a career
skills needed to be effective in any job market and workplace
ability or instinct to act or take charge independently
way or condition in which a person lives
measure of position based on social and economic factors including education, income, occupation and wealth
balance between work and personal responsibilities
collection of past work used to document skills and achievements
institution of higher learning which offers teaching and research facilities
institution of higher learning which offers associate degrees
institution of higher learning which offers training for specific careers
requires 60 hours of coursework, usually taking two years to complete
requires 120 hours of coursework, usually taking 4 years to complete
subject of specialization chosen by a student of an institution of higher learning
advanced degree earned after completing a bachelors degree
highest level of degree available
activities falling outside of the normal, required curriculum of school

Unit 5 Vocab Crossword

Unit 5 Vocab Crossword
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The rate at which a teacher moves through the components of a lesson.
Reflecting on what the have learned, its purpose, and its meaning.
Students think deeply about an issue or something they have learned.
A form of small-group learning in which everyone works together to achieve a common goal.
The teacher's role is to present the information that is to be learned and to direct the learning process of students.
The teacher acts as a facilitator or guide.
Detailed lines of what will be taught, how it will be taught, why it is being taught, and how learning will be assessed.
Statements or questions taken from a standard.
The opening that hooks the students into the topic or lesson.
Learning experiences used to help students learn the content and reach objectives.
Assessments linked directly back to those identified in the objectives.
An ongoing part of instruction designed to provide feedback about students' learning as it is occurring.
Measures results, assessing whether learning objectives have been met, scored, and graded.
Students create something to show what they know.
Focused on grades and rankings, and is based on knowledge, curriculum, and skills.
Well-developed thinking skills prepare learners to deal with new situations and challenges.
A scoring tool that list the criteria for judging work.
List of items to note, check, or remember when evaluating learning.
A tool for evaluating alternative assessments that lists the characteristics or factors to use when evaluating learning.
Describes what students should be able to do at the end of the lesson.