Synchronous: Synchronous learning is learning that happens at the same time for the instructor and the learners, meaning that there's real-time interaction between them
Asynchronous: Asynchronous learning is a student-centered teaching method widely used in online learning. ... In asynchronous learning, instructors usually set up a learning path, which students engage with at their own pace.
Self-Contained: The term “self-contained classroom” refers to a classroom, where a special education teacher is responsible for the instruction of all academic subjects. The classroom is typically separated from general education classrooms but within a neighborhood school.
RTI: (Response to Intervention): Response to intervention (RTI) is a process used by educators to help students who are struggling with a skill or lesson; every teacher will use interventions (a set of teaching procedures) with any student to help them succeed in the classroom—it's not just for children with special needs or a learning disability.
AIS: (Academic Intervention Services): AIS refers to additional instruction and/or student support services that help students achieve state learning standards.
ENL: English as a New Language (ENL), formerly known as English as a Second Language (ESL), is a specialized instructional program for students whose first language is not English.
Related Services: Related services is the term for those services a disabled child needs in order to benefit from special education. Related services include speech therapy, occupational therapy, physical therapy, and rehabilitation counseling are related services. Transportation to school is a related service.
Hybrid Learning: An educational model where some students attend class in-person, while others join the class virtually from home. Educators teach remote and in-person students at the same time using tools like video conferencing hardware and software.
Remote Learning: The process of teaching and learning performed at a distance. Rather than having students and teachers coming together in person, remote learning means that students are distanced from their teacher and their peers.
Distance Learning (or At-Home Learning): Is teacher-led academic learning. It has assignments from the teacher that students are expected to complete at home. Distance learning is also for a limited amount of time. Students have a set time to do school during the day and eventually, students and teachers will be back in the classroom.