Podcast with Dr. Erica Warren of GoDyslexia.com

This week, Beth was privileged to participate in a video podcast with Dr. Erica Warren, a...


Visuals and Vocabulary

Not knowing the meaning of a word while reading is a common occurrence in school particularly when...


The Tiers of Vocabulary

With the implementation of common core in the public schools, the emphasis on vocabulary and its...


Vocabulary Development and Why Infercabulary Works

Vocabulary development is most widely known to occur through reading and oral language. Parents are...


Vocabulary Must "Fit" Into Their World

So often we think of vocabulary in the context of a definition, but we need to be moving beyond...


Does Vocabulary Matter?

Yes! Vocabulary DOES matter! Research has show that kids need to understand 98% of the words they...


Mnemonics, Test-Taking Strategy

Last week, my fourth grade student, Gabe, needed help memorizing facts for his Iditarod Trail...


Previewing Texts for Reading Comprehension

Students in my private practice walk through the door with newly assigned literature texts every...


Focus on Word Endings!

I recently worked with a Junior in high school who had failed two recent vocabulary quizzes using...


Nicaraguan Surprise

  I had the amazing blessing of going to Nicaragua for a mission trip two weeks ago. The land...