All Blog Posts Tagged 'vocabulary' (5)

Membean

Piloting a vocabulary website for the district.  It is called Membean.com.  The creators of the site have used research-based strategies to  help students learn words.  When a student is given a new word, the word is given in context - before the definition.  The context clues that are given make it very easy to understand the meaning of the word.  The next section is a memory hook..corny ways to remember the…

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Added by mary moore on April 13, 2014 at 6:43pm — No Comments

EnglishCentral - a new version

We've cleaned up things and have started a vocabulary tracking focus. Use youtube videos and increase your word power!  Lots more features to help in ESL, literacy, vocabulary building and public speaking. Learn more about the changeshere.

 

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Added by ddeubel on August 14, 2011 at 1:00pm — No Comments

5 Tech Verbs

I've been giving this some thought lately and I've decided our interaction with popular technology can be summed up with five verbs. By popular technology I mean in large part that which has to do with personal computers, and by stating five verbs I'm sure that means there are more I haven't considered. Nevertheless, the verbs I've decided on are commonly used with many applications and are associated with other… Continue

Added by Thomas Petra on April 10, 2011 at 4:34pm — No Comments

How to Write “Real Good”

Like it or not we are constantly judged by our writing skills. Whether we are writing a term paper for a class or research report for our boss, the quality of our work will be determined in part by the quality of our writing.  This may not be fair, but there is something we can do about it.

Writing is important because it’s a communication tool. Imagine you had a great song on your MP3 player that you wanted to share with your friends, but every time you played it there was mainly…

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Added by Sal P on February 9, 2011 at 10:06am — No Comments

Vocab ideas I'm excited about

I have been thinking a lot about vocabulary lately. It seems to me that it's such a fundamental part of academic success and something that lends itself to technology and potentially building some great reusable resources.



Then I read Marzano's "Classroom Instruction That Works," a must-read if you haven't read it… Continue

Added by Karen Fasimpaur on September 8, 2008 at 5:57pm — 1 Comment

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