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At Vocabulary.com, we take the concept of word mastery seriously. Here's why. Continue reading...
Providence, RI won the Bloomberg Philanthropies' Mayors Challenge competition for ideas to improve city life, with an innovative proposal for vocabulary intervention in families raising children in poverty. Continue reading...
Career educator and senior curriculum specialist at the Northwest Evaluation Association John Wood writes about the Common Core and vocabulary instruction: "Schools must continue to address vocabulary development across the grades through high school...through an intentional program that has vocabulary development as one of the instructional goals." Continue reading...
Writing in The Telegraph recently, a teacher of English as a foreign language described strategies for mastering ESL vocabulary. Here, we digest some of her strategies that work equally well for learning the vocabulary of your native tongue. Continue reading...
Last week, the website Science Daily reported on a recent study that suggested reading curricula in kindergarten classrooms is deficient. Beyond the simple dearth of words taught, the study criticized kindergarten curricula word complexity and lack of review, both crucial aspects of vocabulary learning at any age, and worth looking at more closely. Continue reading...
Dictionary of Cultural Literacy author E.D. Hirsch assembles compelling research linking vocabulary learning to a success in life. Continue reading...
By this point in January, you've probably vacuumed all but the last few crumbs of New Year's Eve confetti out of the rug. Have you kicked your vocabulary-learning resolutions to the curb as well? Continue reading...
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