There are currently 24 glossary words in this directory beginning with the letter I.
(noun) Establish or indicate who or what someone or something is. If we can identify the cause of our anger, it becomes easier to find a way to calm down

(verb) Refuse to take notice of, disregard intentionally. He heard his voice but ignored the call for help and walked away.

(noun) Lack of proportion between corresponding things. The students felt an imbalance of attention in class when one student continued to talk out of turn.

(verb) Influence; affect. Her kind words could impact the way a group of students were treating each other

(noun) Possible future effect or result. Leaving bullying behavior unchecked has farreaching implications on those who are involved.

(adjective) Doing things suddenly and without careful thought. Her impulsive spending left her broke and with many things she didn’t need.

(adjective) A sense of belonging to a group of people or an environment. On her first day at a new school, Sasha felt included when a group of girls asked her to join them at lunch.

(noun) A lack of interest in something. In the music video, Standing Together, there is a lot of indifference among bystanders; it is as if these students do not even notice the bullying that is occurring right in front of them.

(verb) Allow oneself to enjoy a particular pleasure or activity, typically one that is disapproved of. Many people indulge in foods around the holidays that they wouldn’t usually eat.

(noun) Lack of fairness or justice; lack of accessibility. Students from poor neighborhoods often face educational inequities, making it difficult to graduate or go to college.

(verb) To have an effect on the character, development, or nature of a person or event. Images in the media can have a negative influence on a young person’s body image.

1. (verb) To hinder or prevent an action. Alcohol use can inhibit our ability to make good decisions. 2. To keep from doing what he or she wants to do. He felt inhibited by shyness.

(noun) Lack of fairness or justice. Emily felt that the school’s rules about hairstyles and dress code were an injustice.

(noun) The ability to gain an accurate and deep understanding of a person or circumstance. When we learn more about a friend’s past experiences, we gain insight into the ways they act today.

(noun) An innate, typically fixed pattern of behavior in response to a certain event. Our instincts tell us to duck when something is flying toward us.

(noun) To speak to or treat with disrespect or abuse. A conflict that started out as two boys insulting each other turned into a physical fight involving multiple people.

integrative fibers
(noun) The part and function of the brain cells that understand sensory input (the information that the senses are taking in) and decide what should be done at each moment. Meditation makes the integrative fibers in the brain grow.

(noun) The aim or plan behind a certain action. Even though she had good intentions, Emily’s comment hurt Sergio’s feelings.

(verb) To act upon one another. Some chemicals interact with each other to create new chemical compounds.

(adjective) Relating to relationships or communication between people. It is important to teach young children interpersonal skills, so that they know how to make friends and respect the opinions of others.

(verb) Come between so as to prevent or alter a result or course of events. The principal intervened in the fight to keep more students from getting involved.

(verb) To scare others by filling them with fear. Derek can intimidate his targets by getting up close and in their faces.

(verb) Perform research to discover and examine the facts of a specific occurrence. The history class investigated the circumstances of Lincoln’s assassination.

(adjective) Not having or showing maturity or good judgment. The irresponsible politician called groups of people derogatory names.

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