A       B-C       D-E       F-G       H-I-J-K       L-M       N-O       P       Q-R       S       T-U       V-W-X-Y-Z    

Learning Disabilities

Learning Styles

Learning Support (LS)

Least Restrictive Environment (LRE)--School districts are required to educate students with disabilities in regular classrooms with their non-disabled peers, in the school they would attend if not disabled, to the maximum extent possible. 

Lindamood Bell Programs

Literacy--the ability to read and write

Literal Comprehension--the ability to interpret a text and determine the lower level facts of that text; does not involve application or inference of information.

Major--a college student’s general course of study

Manifestation Determination--a meeting to determine if a behavior (usually a violation of the student code of conduct) is a manifestation of the student’s disability.  In other words, did the undesirable behavior occur because of the student’s disability and/or because the IEP was not implemented.

Math Computation--Refers to the ability to mathematically calculate

Math Concepts and Applications--refers to mathematical ideas/principles and how to apply those concepts

Math Fact Fluency--the ability to quickly recall from memory basic addition, subtraction, and multiplication facts (ex. 5 x 6 = 30)

Mechanics/Conventions--Referring to the grammatical and punctuation aspects of writing

Mediation--a method involving negotiation by which disputes between parents and schools can resolved.


Mental Health

Metacognition--takes place when a student recognizes the way that he/she learns and comprehends information.  It is the act of "thinking" about one's own learning.

Modification--An adjustment to an assignment, test , content area that changes the standard of what the test/assignment is supposed to measure.  Ex.  A student completes only part of an assignment instead of the whole assignment. 

Multi-Sensory--Appealing to or using many senses (seeing, hearing, tasting, touching, smelling)

Multiple Intelligences--the theory of learning which promotes that individuals can have keen awareness and mastery in other areas besides academics

"Every mind deserves a great future."    

Barton Educational Consulting