Podcast with Dr. Erica Warren of GoDyslexia.com

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


Why We Are Passionate About Vocabulary

What's the big deal about vocabulary? Every 2 years our nation's 4th , 8th and 12th grade students...


The Magic of Words

Here's some literacy inspiration for your day... One day in a Barnes and Noble, Malcom, a young...


Does Vocabulary Matter?

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


Fostering Independent Vocabulary Skills

  We all have a lot of tools in our vocabulary tool boxes as teachers and speech language...


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...


Aha! Moment at ASHA15

The American Speech Language Hearing Association's (ASHA) annual conference in Denver was...


Once Upon a Time Vocabulary

When you hear those four magical words, "Once upon a time...," you are transported into a story's...