Tracking

Full-time, often permanent assignment to achievement groups. Compare with ability grouping, where students may be temporarily grouped and regrouped for immediate instructional needs.

tracking

  1. carry (as mud) on the feet and deposit
  2. observe or plot the moving path of something (e.g., a target or missile)
  3. go after with the intent to catch
  4. travel across or pass over

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(from the article `hunting`) Elephants and other large animals that herd together cannot be stalked or still-hunted but must be tracked, a simple feat in soft ground and, for a ...
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(from the article `rocket and missile system`) Command guidance involved tracking the projectile from the launch site or platform and transmitting commands by radio, radar, or laser impulses or ...
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• (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Track
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[commercial airline flight] Tracking commercial aviation flights is an activity by enthusiasts or concerned citizens. Tracking is not limited to aircraft activity, it can include tracking of airport activity. Flight tracking via software is a relatively new activity. Flight/airline tracking, that is the use of flight trackers has been growi...
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[dog] Tracking is a technique in which dogs are trained to locate certain objects by using the object`s scent, for a variety of purposes. Tracking has always been an essential skill for dogs to survive in the wild, through hunting and tracking down potential prey. ==Physiological Mechanisms of Tracking== Primarily, dogs use their sense of s...
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[education] Tracking is separating pupils by academic ability into groups for all subjects or certain classes and curriculum within a school. It may be referred to as streaming, setting, or phasing in certain schools. In a tracking system, the entire school population is assigned to classes according to whether the students` overall achieve...
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[freeflying] Tracking, one of the first freefall skills learned by a novice skydiver, is the technique of assuming a body position that allows the skydiver to move horizontally while freefalling. ==Technique== Although there are many variations of the basic body position it essentially involves the skydiver moving out of the traditional fac...
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[hunting] Tracking in hunting and ecology is the science and art of observing animal tracks and other signs, with the goal of gaining understanding of the landscape and the animal being tracked (quarry). A further goal of tracking is the deeper understanding of the systems and patterns that make up the environment surrounding and incorporat...
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[particle physics] In particle physics, the tracking is the act of measuring the direction and magnitude of charged particles momenta. The particles entering a tracker (the device used for tracking), release part of their energy in the device: the tracker has to be finely segmented in order to be able to reconstruct with good precision wher...
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[Scouting] Tracking is an element of scouting that encompasses observation, stalking and the following of a trail. Unlike the form of tracking employed in hunting, tracking within the Scouting movement tends to focus on the tracking of people as well as animals. One form of training includes the laying a trail or following a trail laid by o...
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A specified relationship between the outputs of a multiple-output power converter where any changes due to line, load, temperature (or other parameters) are proportional across all outputs
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An adjustment or design consideration that is intended to keep the belt centered on the treadmill. S
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Any sideways or forward/backward movement of the camera dolly--sometimes on actual tracks.
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Generally refers to an organisation tracking the progress of a former client.
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in some applications, the spacing between individual letters within a block of text can be controlled - this is called tracking - if the tracking is changed, the spacing between all the characters is increased or decreased - this is distinct from kerning which relates to the spacing between individual pairs of characters
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Increasing or decreasing letter spacing uniformity throughout a headline or column of text. In most cases, letter spacing is too generous. Slightly reducing letter spacing to -3 often improves the appearance of the text.
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Recording the individual tracks of a multitrack recording.
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Some courier companies have GPS tracking devices fitted in their vehicles, so they can see on a computer screen where their drivers are. There are also systems that use mobile phone tracking, so they don't need any extra equipment.
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Stabilized gun solution.
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The angle and speed at which the tape passes the video heads.
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the assignment of students to different types of educational programmes
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the process of altering the tilt of a module through the day in order to face the sun and thus maximize the power output.
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The process of following the movement of a satellite or rocket by radar or by homing in on signals transmitted by the spacecraft.
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