To celebrate Mother’s Day, the mayor of VocabularySpellingCity reviews her emphasis on grammar and his interest in language arts style guides. “Frankly, Mom would have loved Mary Norris, a copywriter at The New Yorker. She’s known as the Comma Queen”
The Question: We asked of our users is to just tell us something about how they use VocabularySpellingCity. Here’s a collection of comments. I use spellingcity on a daily basis. I assign assignments or let students choose activities to practice words.
The VocabularySpellingCity site and app is a unique literacy tool used by many millions in schools, often to help ELL students. Why? Because VocabularySpellingCity is a rare combination of powerful, flexible, inexpensive, and convenient. Teachers can start using it on their own, or
Here are some of the best learning hacks we’ve added to VocabularySpellingCity over the last few years. Enjoy, and may your students benefit. 1. Vocabulary and Writing. Students need both to build their vocabulary and to practice writing. A teacher in Davie,
Since building student vocabulary skills is one of the big development areas for our company, I’m thinking a lot about how to build elementary vocabulary skills in a more rigorous and nuanced fashion. Today, I’m writing about nuances of meaning but more
At VocabularySpellingCity headquarters, we collect vintage educational technology. We like to remember that we are not the first generation that is “revolutionizing” education. The leveraging and integration of technology into our lives has been a thrilling challenge and adventure for
To celebrate the Hour of Code this December, VocabularySpellingCity and Science4Us will host over 300 elementary school students from the Broward County Public Schools with the goal of building interest in careers in coding and more generally to careers in high tech. To achieve
SAMR: A Model for Assessing How Technology Affects Education Do you know the SAMR Model for assessing the impact of technology in the classroom? It’s a popular model and while it illuminates some points, I think it obscures some
Who Owns the Learning?
How VocabularySpellingCity Helps Students Own their Word Study
Thanks to social media, I read this story in the GlobeGazette.com which made my day. I love it. Courtney Holmes, right, listens to Jeremiah Reddick, 9, of Dubuque, as he reads while receiving a free haircut Saturday during the Back to