Books, Brochures, and Chapters>Book:  Sprenger, Marilee (201311), Teaching the Critical Vocabulary of the Common Core: 55 Words That Make or Break Student Understanding, Retrieved on 2015-11-03
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  • Folksonomies: education vocabulary

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    03 NOV 2015

     Example of Lexical Context

    A duct-less split can produce the exact amount of energy needed to temper an envelope. When I first read this sentence, my mind started to try to make connections to envelopes and wondered if tempering had something to do with getting or keeping the glue on the flap. If you are an engineer, you probably know that the sentence above refers to equipment and its capability of cooling a room. As with any topic, the more you know about heating and cooling, the easier it is to learn and understa...
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    03 NOV 2015

     Schemata

    Not only does background knowledge grow in the brains of our students through their experiences, but the vocabulary words that are stored as a result of such experiences provide avenues to comprehend the curriculum from the text, as well as lecture and discussion. We can look at the work of Piaget (1970), who concluded that we organize information in our brains in the form of a schema, a representation of concepts, ideas, and actions that are related. Schemata (the plural of schema) are form...
    Folksonomies: schema mxplx schemata
    Folksonomies: schema mxplx schemata
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