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teachable

(tēch′ă-bĕl)
1. Receptive to learning.
2. Ready to learn.
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Ultimately, the setting of boundaries, the fostering of positive reinforcement, the administering of appropriate discipline, the building of self-confidence, and the capitalizing on teachable moments should provide parents/caregivers some basic tools for promoting appropriate behavior in the home.
When teachers understand that their duty is to disseminate prearranged curriculum content, there is less spontaneity in the classroom and less time for serendipitous, teachable moments.
Whatever your values are around abortion rights, it's a teachable moment to use with your child.
The Allergy Buddy Club" is a part of a series of food safety booklets with teachable moments and easy recipes in every tale.
Joy Coe, a teacher of visually impaired students at the California School for the Blind, remarked on the value of the teachable moment when concepts are introduced: an unexpected experience that captures the child's attention can be a powerful influence on learning.
Over the past several years, the authors have been developing an instructional technology, called Teachable Agents (TA), which draws on the social metaphor of teaching to help students learn.
Available in six different models, the OADR 20 sensors feature a PMMA front screen and are available with three distinct teachable measuring ranges-30 to 600 mm, 50 to 300 mm, and 100 to 600 mm.
Our cover story explores several things teachers and education support professionals alike can do to make our planet more livable--and many of them provide terrific teachable moments and opportunities to engage students.
The position on the X and Y axes is acquired by two teachable proximity switches, each of which can interrogate two positions.
Over 5,000 radio, television and film resources have already been released, along with several thousand documentaries and stills that have been animated into two- to five-minute teachable classroom moments.
It was their purpose to tackle the challenge of defining a teachable process for directed, undergraduate student research in a culture networked and authorized by information technologies, to discover how instruction might better be structured to effect improved skills in critical thinking, information retrieval, data analysis, and subsequent student research and writing.