Pre-ETS Glossary


This is the primary glossary for the site. It contains more than 1100 terms related to learning, secondary education, post-secondary education, employment, disability, and various aspects of pre-employment transition.

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Group Homes

Nonconfining residential facilities providing professional supervision in a group living arrangement for either adults or juveniles, usually those who are unable to function independently -- intended to reproduce as closely as possible the circumstances of family life, and at minimum providing access to community activities and resources. Definition provided by ERIC: Institution of Education Sciences


Group Testing

Process of administering tests to groups. Definition provided by ERIC: Institution of Education Sciences


Group Unity

Cohesiveness of groups of people, families, tribes and nations. Definition provided by ERIC: Institution of Education Sciences


Grouping (Instructional Purposes)

Organization or classification of students according to specified criteria for instructional purposes. Definition provided by ERIC: Institution of Education Sciences


Growth Models

Models of student gains in academic achievement over time used to determine whether expected achievement goals are being met. Definition provided by ERIC: Institution of Education Sciences


Guessing (Tests)

Responding to test items without certainty of the correct answers. Definition provided by ERIC: Institution of Education Sciences


Guidance

Process of assisting individuals and groups to develop realistic and satisfying goals, plans, and activities. Definition provided by ERIC: Institution of Education Sciences


Guidance Objectives

Aims or ends toward which the guidance process is directed. Definition provided by ERIC: Institution of Education Sciences


Guidance Programs

Ongoing activities designed to assist individuals and groups develop realistic and satisfying goals, plans, and activities. Definition provided by ERIC: Institution of Education Sciences


Gun Control

The regulation of the manufacture, transport, sale, ownership, and use of firearms. Definition provided by ERIC: Institution of Education Sciences



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