Oregon Department of Education

Glossary of Curriculum, Instruction & Assessment Terms


The glossary contains definitions for a variety of terms used across program areas. This tool also provides a central location for easy access to the definitions of education related terms often used in the Office of Educational Improvement and Innovation (EII) and the Office of Assessment and Information Systems (OAIS). The glossary is organized alphabetically and by simply clicking on either the entire glossary or a letter of the alphabet users can locate the definition quickly and easily.

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  • Sarah Martin Email    (503) 947-5668
    District and School Effectiveness - Ed. Specialist, Instructional Resources