US Educational Terms Glossary (Garland Green)


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NCMSC

North Center Mathematics and Science Consortium

NCREL

North Central Regional Educational Laboratory

NCRTEC

North Central Regional Technology in Education Consortium

NCTE

National Council of Teachers of English

NCTM

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics

NEA

National Education Association

New Math

The teaching of highly abstract and conceptual math which was popular during the early 1960s.

NGA

National Governors Association

Norm-referenced Assessment

  • An assessment designed to discover how an individual student s performance or test result compares to that of an appropriate peer group. (Compare to criterion-referenced assessment.)

  • An assessment in which an individual or group's performance is compared with a larger group. Usually the larger group is representative of a cross-section of all US students. (Ed Source)

NSDC

National Staff Development Council


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