VocabularySpellingCity and Science4Us joined forces today with dozens of local businesses and many Fort Lauderdale public service teams for our educational partner-school Dillard Elementary‘s Career City 2016! Ranger Good Works organized and hosted this fabulous event, which followed the concept of walking
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,
Hydrospanner, quest, apprentice. Awesome. Hyperspace. Hope. Here at VocabularySpellingCity, we had a StarWords celebration, and you brought it — the force of words, that is. Our members — teachers and their students, parents and their kids — took part in
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
In the VocabularySpellingCity offices, we have some exciting discussions. For instance, must the word “school” always be a noun? I was in strong disagreement with an experienced English teacher (note, I have no such credentials). She argued “school” could only be used as a noun.
VocabularySpellingCity provides several powerful flexible ways to support differentiated learning. Differentiated instruction means meeting students where they are and providing them appropriately difficult learning challenges. For VocabularySpellingCity, this means being able to provide customized lists, assignments, and activities to specific
It’s back to school time and we have just given our users an upgraded experience in terms of how they work with their lists. We’re eager for feedback. Actually, we’re pretty sure what we are going to hear since we ran
VocabularySpellingCity and Science4Us, a Science Elementary Program, are proud community partners of Broward County Public Schools as part of our strategy of giving back to our community on an ongoing basis. The 2014-2015 school year has been full of exciting events,