Teacher Student dialogue for introducing new vocabulary

I find myself thinking about vocabulary acquisition a lot. Word learning strategies, tier II vocabulary, high frequency words, ideas for vocabulary resources, and effective means of improving vocabulary...

Teaching Vocabulary Effectively

THINK BACK Remember your first few months at a new job? It probably felt somewhat nerve-wrecking and overwhelming trying to remember all the new information, rules, and processes. There...

The Power of Joint Attention! Talk and Play Your Way to...

Attention! Well that worked beautifully! Now please, if you will... IMAGINE THIS You are a kindergartner sitting in class, listening to a teacher give instructions on how to read. You look...