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On Vocabulary.com, we've got hundreds of learnable vocabulary lists for all of the books most commonly taught in schools. We're always keeping track of the most popular books that are being assigned to kids, to make sure that teachers will have the resources they need. Continue reading...
TOPICS: Teaching, Books, Reading
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Recently we were able to interview Jessica Conrad, a speech language pathologist and technology integration specialist with the Johnson County and Surrounding Schools district in Franklin, IN, who had just reviewed Vocabulary.com for her district website. Her review had highlighted a feature that might not jump out at you at first: hints. Continue reading...
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How do you get kids, especially younger ones, aware of the importance of word learning? Through stories, of course. And there's no better place to start than with Debra Frasier's award-winning classic Miss Alaineus: A Vocabulary Disaster. Continue reading...
TOPICS: Fun, Teaching, Vocabulary
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In an insightful post on meeting the text complexity standard for the Common Core, Teaching Channel coach Ryan McCarthy presents helpful strategies for planning and preparation. Meanwhile, free resources on Vocabulary.com can help. Continue reading...
TOPICS: Teaching, Vocabulary
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We've been following news of schools across the country taking a creative approach to deep vocabulary learning and a celebration of language with vocabulary costume days or vocabulary parades. This example of the idea in action is so beyond adorable, we just had to share. Continue reading...
TOPICS: Teaching, Vocabulary
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What's the best present to get a group of middle schoolers who have just learned a ton of new words? How about $500 worth of books that, thanks to their improved vocabularies, they'll be more easily able to enjoy and understand? Continue reading...
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An SAT tutor's story about how one motivationally challenged student was able to use list-building — as well as list-learning — to make words' meanings really stick in his brain. Continue reading...
TOPICS: Teaching, Vocabulary
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