The Vocabulary Bowl Video Roundup returns with a new format that highlights division play, as well as the top ten schools on the Overall Words Mastered leaderboard. Continue reading...
Teachers, administrators, and students, it's go time! The Vocabulary Bowl officially kicks off tomorrow, October 1, and runs through April 30, 2017. The seven-month word learning competition culminates next spring with top schools celebrating at trophy ceremonies, getting media coverage, enjoying local celebrity appearances, and more! Continue reading...
Last year, I turned to Vocabulary.com to enliven my approach to teaching the words of To Kill a Mockingbird. Continue reading...
The school year officially ended for students at Houston's St. Vincent de Paul School, but rising sixth, seventh and eighth grade students together mastered 11,349 words in the month of June. Continue reading...
When Dodd Middle School in Cheshire, Connecticut wanted to raise scores on a test that judges students' reading comprehension, they turned to Vocabulary.com for help. Their subsequent success was, in the words of one language arts teacher, "unbelievable." Continue reading...
Nearly 800 witty entries from around the world made judging this year's Vocabulary Video Contest harder than ever. Continue reading...
A few days after high school senior Katelyn "Lyn" Leech posted a list she'd created from the Broadway hit Hamilton using the Vocabulary.com list builder, her Twitter notifications went through the roof. She knew something was up, but it wasn't until she logged on that she saw what it was. Hamilton creator and star Lin-Manuel Miranda (@Lin_Manuel) had tweeted Lyn's list to his large following. Continue reading...
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