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General Educational Development Tests (GED)  A test that may be taken by students 18 years old and older for the purpose of receiving a High School Equivalency Certificate. The examination tests...  
Gerunds   Gerunds are nouns formed from verbs: walking, talking, thinking, listening. Gerunds are formed by adding ING to verbs: think + ing = thinking. The spelling...  
Goals 2000   The Goals 2000 Act provides resources to state and communities to develop and implement educational reforms aimed at helping students master academic...  
Grade Equivalent Score (GE)  A test score that is used to convert raw scores on a test (the number of correct answers, for example) into something more meaningful. It represents the...  
Grammar   Grammar is the structure of a language. It is the set of rules specifying the way words are inflected (how endings are added to change the meaning) and...  
Grammar-Translation Approach   The grammar-translation approach is the historically dominant method of second language teaching in school. Students were expected to memorize vocabulary...  
Grapheme   Letters or groups of letters in an alphabet used to represents the phonemes (basic sounds) in a language...  
Graphic and Semantic Organizers   A reading comprehension strategy used to help understand a text that is being read. Readers represent graphically (write or draw) the ideas and the relationships...  
Greater Avenues for Independence (GAIN)  The GAIN program was started to provide the education, training and job services necessary to assist recipients of Aid to Families with Dependent Children(AFDC)...  
Guessing Parameter   The guessing parameter is the probability that a student with very low ability on the trait being measured will answer the item correctly. There is always...  
Guided Oral Reading   An instructional technique where students read text aloud and an instructor or helper (such as a peer tutor) provides feedback on the students reading...  
Guided Practice   Guided Practice is a form of scaffolding. It allows learners to attempt things they would not be capable of without assistance. In the classroom, guided...  
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