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At Chavez High School, which took home back-to-back monthly leaderboard wins in November and December, students and teachers are making word learning part of school culture and school pride. And the student engagement's taking even Chavez teachers by surprise. Continue reading...
What's one of the fastest ways to dramatically alter your life, save your marriage, improve your golf game, bring about world peace, or finally start remembering to change the oil in your car? Deleting one all important word from your vocabulary. Continue reading...
Last week, as we announced ten winners and ten runners up to the Vocabulary Video contest we ran in partnership with the New York Times Learning Network, we couldn't help but notice that two of the top twenty videos were submitted by students working with Elizabeth Ellison, a teacher at the Robert C. Fisler School in Fullerton, CA. We reached out to Ellison to ask her about her vocabulary teaching program. What's driving her students' success? Continue reading...
Today is Thanksgiving Day! You are probably in the midst of celebrating with friends and family gathered around a turkey right this very minute. But in case you're not, we invite you to celebrate for a moment here with us by contemplating the difference between Thanksgiving with a capital T and thanksgiving, the word. The difference comes down to simple grammar, but perhaps we can find in the distinction something more? Continue reading...
Before the highly overused nice slips off your tongue one more time, check out some more specific options at your disposal. Continue reading...
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Bellaire High School in Bellaire, TX won the school leaderboard banner for October, competing not only against schools across the country, but also with two schools in their own back yard. What does this prove to fans of our yearlong Vocabulary Bowl? Don't mess with Texas. Continue reading...
Find out where the word "good" leads you in this tongue-in-cheek personality quiz flowchart from Vocabulary.com. Continue reading...
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