Words like hallow and eldritch aren't as catchy as "trick or treat," but they are part of the colorful history of this popular holiday. Better to learn them now than later: don't take a chance of being haunted by the apparition of a weak vocabulary. Continue reading...
The lingo of our National Pastime may not strike you as particularly fascinating at first, but dig a little deeper and you'll appreciate how many baseball terms also apply to life in general. Continue reading...
Topics: Fun Usage
Watch how Ms. Hyde fosters a love of books and cultivates a classroom environment where students are engaged with reading — and with one another. Continue reading...
As the 2017-18 Vocabulary Bowl kicks off and the Eagles soar again, an Etiwanda teacher reveals the defending champion's two simple strategies for success. Continue reading...
Topics: Vocabulary Bowl
The season starts October 1st, so get ready to put your school on the map and your students on the path to a better vocabulary. Yes, there are titles and trophies at stake — but the more you play, the more you learn, so everybody wins! Continue reading...
Topics: Vocabulary Bowl
London's colossal clog is a reminder of the history of berg and its parent word iceberg. With language, there's always a lot going on beneath the surface. Continue reading...
With a new Star Trek TV show debuting soon — Star Trek: Discovery — this is a good time to look at some Star Trek lingo, which involves other science fiction mythologies, actual science, and, to a large extent, the navy. Beam these words up to your vocabulary, stat. Continue reading...
Topics: Fun Language
Watch how Principal Toliver created a culture of teamwork and tenacity and led his school to become National Vocabulary Bowl Champions. Continue reading...

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