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...
Lanier Middle School in Houston, TX celebrated their December win of the Vocabulary Bowl national leaderboard with a banner dedication ceremony. The ceremony included medals to the top performing five students, certificates for teachers, student speeches, raucous applause and cheering, and a feeling of excitement and victory all around. Continue reading...
We're introducing the monthly Vocabulary Bowl "Top 20 Round Up," in which our team of intrepid vocab-casters call out the achievements of middle and high schools making names for themselves on the national and state leaderboards. Continue reading...
Topics: Vocabulary Bowl
For the third year, Vocabulary.com is partnering with the New York Times Learning Network for our annual 15-second Vocabulary Video Contest for students. Continue reading...
The SAT has been significantly revamped, and its old approach to vocabulary is a thing of the past. But students and teachers need not worry, as Vocabulary.com has prepared useful resources that provide a clear roadmap to get ready for the new test, which is being rolled out on March 5th, 2016. Continue reading...
If you're nervous about being among the first students to take the new SAT, fret no more! Vocabulary.com has taken a good hard look at the new SAT Reading Test and we've got you covered. Follow this roadmap and your vocabulary will be up to snuff by the time you sharpen your number 2 pencil on test day. Continue reading...
While it's true that the new SAT will no longer directly assess students on their knowledge of "obscure" vocabulary via sentence completion questions, don't be fooled into thinking that students will encounter less vocabulary on the test. Words still matter, and a student's vocabulary knowledge will still remain a powerful predictor of his or her overall score on the new SAT Reading Test. Continue reading...