Sunday, January 29, 2017
Here is a great resource for teaching vocabulary. It is updated - based on today's students. Courtesy of ASCD SmartBrief.
New book: 101 Strategies to Make Academic Vocabulary Stick
Veteran educator Marilee Sprenger explains how to teach the essential, high-frequency words that appear in academic contexts -- and reverse the disadvantages of what she calls "word poverty." Drawing on research and experience, Sprenger provides a rich array of engaging strategies to help educators across all content areas and grade levels not only teach students a large quantity of words but also ensure that they know these words well. Learn more.