We decided to make our last stop on the 2017 Vocabulary.com Road trip a double whammy with two final stops in SoCal. Back-to-back evenings in Costa Mesa and Riverside brought together teachers from the region for a night of revelry and competition, and was the perfect way to cap off our tour. Continue reading...
Our Road Trip event in Houston lured teachers out of the house and away from the rodeo (no joke) to celebrate innovative educators and have a night of laughs and learning. These amped up educators schooled us on why this stretch of Houston has been dubbed "The Energy Corridor"! Continue reading...
Revisiting a handful of historic inaugural addresses from pivotal moments in U.S. history helps frame the purpose of this national event. Continue reading...
Educators can create classes on Vocabulary.com, assign work to them, and monitor their progress. Continue reading...
Topics: Teaching
Last year, I turned to Vocabulary.com to enliven my approach to teaching the words of To Kill a Mockingbird. Continue reading...
You know the drill. June hits, students turn in their textbooks and take home their summer reading lists. Then, in the final week of August students hastily read the assigned book's front and back covers (and possibly an online plot summary) in order to write the required book report by the time they report back to class. Continue reading...
When a teacher at California's Rialto High School piloted Vocabulary.com, she was looking for new and efficient ways to teach vocabulary to her students. Her instant success inspired her entire school district to adopt Vocabulary.com to help meet new literacy standards. Continue reading...
Topics: Teachers Teaching
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