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Important acronyms commonly used in education. Well, sort of...

by Oskar Cymerman       @focus2achieve

"Important" (Humorous) Acronyms in Education

"Important" (Humorous) Acronyms in Education

SIP, IEP, STEM, ATPPS, IDEA, NCLB, SST, ADHD, TMH, ELL and on and on they go... So many acronyms in this profession. Seriously!

In response, I dug up with a few REALLY RELEVANT ACRONYMS. These are specific to students in high school classroom. You know; the teenage thing. Enjoy ;-)

IDK – acronym used in education to indicate absence of learning

TMI – acronym used in education to indicate discomfort with reading the textbook

WTF – acronym used in education to indicate attitudes toward homework, term papers, and Christmas projects

DILLIGAS – acronym used in education to indicate lack of understanding

SOL – acronym used in education to indicate lack of success on a test

OMG – acronym used in education to indicate learning will be attempted in summer/night school  

TEXT - acronym used in education for collaborative work on test answers and homework solutions

SNAPCHAT – acronym used in education to indicate learning about human anatomy with a strong emphasis on the reproductive system (see: Digital Citizenship)

 

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