Announcements

Students around the country can take part in a new, nationwide challenge: the Vocabulary Bowl, a competition in which schools vie to see who can master the most words and come out on top of the yearlong Vocabulary.com leaderboard for the 2014-15 school year. Continue reading...
Common Sense Media selected Vocabulary.com last week as the only app for teens to make their "Best of 2014 (So Far)." Continue reading...
When you play Vocabulary.com, you'll see a wide variety of question types quizzing you on the meanings of words. But so far, the questions have been entirely text-based, relying on definitions, synonyms, antonyms, and example sentences. Today we are pleased to announce a brand-new type of question that takes advantage of the visual potential of vocabulary learning. Continue reading...
At the American Library Association annual conference this week, Vocabulary.com was selected for two significant honors. We are proud to announce them here and to extend our heartfelt thanks to the reference and school librarians who nominated and reviewed Vocabulary.com. Continue reading...
TOPICS: Libraries
Visiting ISTE? We'll be there and would love a chance to chat with you about vocabulary learning, what you're doing in your classroom or school, and how we can help. Come by Booth #2855 to get a conversation started. Continue reading...
Last month we launched the Vocabulary.com app for iPhones and iPads, bringing the addictive Vocabulary.com game and the powerful dictionary that supports it to the palm of your hand. The release was an instant hit, rocketing to the top of the App Store charts for education apps. Today we are pleased to announce that the Vocabulary.com app is now available for Android devices as well. Continue reading...
In a segment that aired last night on Bloomberg TV, Vocabulary.com executive producer and lexicographer Ben Zimmer appeared on Pimm Fox's "Taking Stock" on Bloomberg TV, describing the adaptive learning power of Vocabulary.com and the Vocabulary.com App, and quizzing Pimm on some of the some super-challenging vocabulary players with advanced vocabularies might encounter. Continue reading...
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