Search results for competency-based education

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according toBased on what is said or stated.
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birds and beesInformal sex education, especially describing the sexual activity of animals rather than that of people.
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by virtue ofBecause of; on the grounds of; by reason of; due to; based on.
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diplomatic fluAn illness feigned by one or more government officials or other public figures as an excuse for an absence really based on political reasons.
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go onTo make a decision based on.
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horse senseCommon sense, especially with a connotation of folk wisdom independent from, and trumping, formal education.
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jump the gunTo trade securities based on information that is not yet public; to trade on inside information.
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knowledge is powerWith knowledge and/or education, one's potential or ability to succeed in the pursuit of his objectives will certainly increase.
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lapsed academicA person formerly employed as a professor or researcher in a university or other institution of higher education, especially one who no longer attempts to remain current in his or her former academic field.
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love affair without bells and whistlesA love sincere, true not a false love for show, flaunt, meant to draw attention, love affair based on material things to impress others and/or show off
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plan onTo expect; to prepare future actions based on.
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ride the short busTo have a need for a special education program, as because learning disabled.
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ride the short busTo participate in a special education program, such as for those with learning disabilities.
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rule of thumbA general guideline, rather than a strict rule; an approximate measure or means of reckoning based on experience or common knowledge.
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school of hard knocksAn education consisting of real-world experiences, especially harsh experiences.
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spaghetti westernNickname for a motion picture produced by an Italian-based company and filmed in Europe, depicting a tale of cowboys and desperadoes set in the American Old West.
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three rsThe basic education any child can expect to receive, but not necessarily limited to reading, writing and arithmetic.
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three rsThe basic education received in primary schools. Literally; reading, writing and arithmetic.
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tried and trueWell-established and tested; known to work or succeed based on extensive experience.
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university of lifeThe real world as a source of instruction, as opposed to a formal education.
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what do i knowImplies that a statement is based on a guess or assumption rather than on knowledge or evidence.
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wishful thinkingDecision-making based on self-delusion.
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