Yesterday, Vocabulary.com's director of curriculum development Georgia Scurletis joined Larry Jacobs, host of Education Talk Radio, to talk about how Vocabulary.com is making a difference for students around the country. Continue reading...
Over the last 35 or so years, journey has become one of our culture's dominant metaphors, a handy stand-in for experience, ordeal, process, test, investigation, story, and series of events. Continue reading...
Following last month's SportsCenter-style Vocab Bowl Top 20 Roundup, vocab-casters Chris Strausser and Cayman Lowe bring the same excitement to Vocab Bowl-watching for January. Continue reading...
As the United States celebrates Presidents' Day, it's a good time to mull over how we ended up calling the national leader "president" in the first place. Executive editor Ben Zimmer spoke to NPR's All Things Considered about the term's history. Continue reading...
With Valentine's Day fast approaching, now is the time to brush up on words to impress your sweetheart, or simply boost your vocab with some love-related words. Continue reading...
Topics: Vocabulary
Teachers, commemorate Presidents' Day this year by looking through some of the great lists we have to explore the vocabulary choices made by presidents throughout history. These lists can bring your students closer to the words that shape current events or times gone by. Continue reading...
With what advertisers are coyly calling the "big game" looming this weekend, I decided it was time to follow up on a feeling that had been growing on me for a while: That I was hearing more and more people using super as an intensifier for adjectives, as in "I'm super excited!" Continue reading...
Topics: Language Usage Words
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