When this 7th grade English teacher realized that her students could decode words but were not reading critically, she intervened immediately with Vocabulary.com and embarked on a research project to measure the outcomes. In her award-winning paper, Carolyn Streets describes the impact of systematic, direct vocabulary instruction as "transformational." Continue reading...
The countdown is on! Thousands of schools across North America are getting ready to compete in the annual Vocabulary Bowl. Watch our Preseason Roundup video for a sneak peek at all the word-learning action ahead. Continue reading...
The Project LIT Community cultivates a love of reading through student-led book clubs and an emphasis on engaging, culturally relevant texts. We've paired the texts on their book list with ready-made vocabulary lists that can be used as a teaching resource and to support independent learning. Continue reading...
No matter where your school is located, no matter how many students it serves — every school has a solid shot at an award-winning finish in the Vocabulary Bowl. Continue reading...
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Join us for this week's flash Vocab Jam! You'll team up with the folks here at Vocabulary.com and other players from all over the map for ten minutes of fast, fun wordplay. Continue reading...
As long as there's a literal Constitution to amend and a metaphorical constitution to defend, constitution will remain an important word. Here's a look at this versatile word, just in time for September 17th — Constitution Day. Continue reading...
Our content team has put together a shortlist of high-quality texts by and about people of Hispanic heritage. Each title is linked to a ready-made vocabulary list that's based on the text. Continue reading...
The Eagles set a new record for August and set the stage for an epic 2018-19 Bowl Season. Continue reading...
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