TEACHER QUIZ: How Well Do You Know Your Education Acronyms?


In the world of education, acronyms are a common sight. They help to condense complex ideas and phrases into easy-to-remember abbreviations. But with such an abundance of acronyms, it can be hard to keep them all straight. How well do you know your education acronyms? Take our teacher quiz and find out!

1. IEP

A) Intraclass Equality Plan

B) Individual Educational Plan

C) Inclusive Education Program

2. RTI

A) Response To Intervention

B) Real-Time Instruction

C) Reaching Teaching Innovations

3. ELL

A) Extra Language Learner

B) English Language Learner

C) Engaged Linguistic Listener


A) Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math

B) Systematic Training for Effective Mindsets

C) Skills for Technologically-Driven Economies and Markets


A) Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers

B) Progressive Assessment Rating Criteria Committee

C) Parents Advocating for Responsive Classroom Content

6. SLD

A) Significant Learning Deficit

B) Specific Learning Disorder

C) Systematic Lesson Development

7. SEL

A) Social Emotional Learning

B) Standardized Evaluation of Literacy

C) Science Education Lab


A) Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

B) Attentive Direction Healing Demands

C_ Active Development and Hyper Drive State


1 – B: An Individual Educational Plan (IEP) is a written document that outlines a tailored education program for a student with disabilities.

2 – A: Response To Intervention (RTI) is an early intervention method used to identify, assess, and support students struggling academically or behaviorally.

3 – B: An English Language Learner (ELL) is a student who is learning the English language in addition to their native language.

4 – A: STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math – four fields of study that are heavily interconnected.

5 – A: The Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) is a group of states working together to develop assessments that measure students’ preparedness for college and careers.

6 – B: Specific Learning Disorder (SLD) refers to a group of disorders that affect a person’s ability to learn specific academic skills.

7 – A: Social Emotional Learning (SEL) is a process that helps children develop social, emotional, and cognitive skills.

8 – A: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by difficulty maintaining attention, hyperactivity, or acting impulsively.


How did you fare on our teacher quiz? Whether you aced it or discovered some gaps in your knowledge, the world of education acronyms is vast. As an educator, continuing to stay informed about important terminology will help you better understand the needs of your students and make informed decisions in your classroom.

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