Educators know there are student factors outside of school, such as home life and childhood experiences, that have a big influence on student success in school. New research has shown that one factor in particular—academic vocabulary—is one of the strongest indicators of how well students will learn
I created this document with the help of a SIOP booklet and various tips I picked up from my staff. This bookmark gives great ideas on ways to review vocabulary words or assess students who have limited English language proficiency. I hope you can use some of these ideas in your classroom! I print
This is a great visual that demonstrates how vocabulary instruction should be viewed that goes beyond using a dictionary. The visual can be used for parents. faculty, team planning, and even presentations that connects vocabulary aquisition to the making of a quilt.
This paper explores the use of visualization techniques and multimedia resources in teaching English vocabulary to native speakers and second language learners. Until recently, vocabulary
instruction was considered secondary to grammar, but with a recent shift in focus, new methods have become avail
This is the first book in a series designed to facilitate English speakers in feeling more comfortable and unperturbed about using a more sophisticated selection of words in their communication. It is the first edition of this book and subsequent editions will follow. The series will also be complem
This is the second edition of Advanced English Communication. It is going to be a collection of works specifically designed for those individuals who speak English fluently but want to enhance their ability to manipulate the language by adding more "big words" to their normal course of communication