Toddler Vocabulary Predicts Success

  Vocabulary is the best single indicator or intellectual ability and an accurate predictor of...


It's a Context Thing

Although using context clues to determine vocabulary meaning is not always effective (not all...


Drawing Attention to Vocabulary

What therapy tools could I not live without? My iPad is one, but even more basic than that is paper...


Putting Definitions in Context

 Yes, context clues are generally not an effective way  for students to learn the meanings of...


Visual Memory and Vocabulary

The Dual Coding Theory, originally proposed by Paivio on 1971, has inspired debate and decades of...


Pruning Vocabulary

"One gradually learns the word’s denotations and connotations and its modes of use little by...


Strategies Proven to Help Students Learn Vocabulary

Dr. Hairrell et al. performed a systematic review of 24 current vocabulary research studies. Their...


Vocabulary Meaning Has a Dimmer Switch

How do we foster meaningful vocabulary skills in students? Deeper and broader understanding of...


Words and their Concepts

In order for students to effectively learn vocabulary, it is essential that they learn the...


Activities to Support Vocabulary Development

Now that you have a great user-friendly vocabulary definition, how do you help your students...