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Vocabulary Land Game Board (Grades  4-12)


Vocabulary Land, similar to Hasbro® Candy Land™
, is a captivating vocabulary game that's guaranteed to get students excited about learning new words
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Thursday, February 23, 2017

How to Make Students Better Test Takers with Word Part Strategies

So often, teachers tell students to figure out what a word means based on its word parts or on surrounding context clues, but I rarely know how to elaborate on that idea and teach concrete strategies to students.

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Thursday, October 27, 2016

10 High-Stakes Assessment Terms Students Need to Know

If you read last week’s post, you know that your vocabulary instruction is most critical to your students’ success on high-stakes testing. Unfamiliar assessment terms in a standardized test can confuse and/or discourage students. Today I'm sharing a poster and tip sheet I've created to make sure my students are armed with the vocabulary strategies they need to come out victorious rather than feeling defeated.

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Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Increase High-Stakes Standardized Testing Success with Vocabulary

High-stakes standardized testing is not going away. With the newly redesigned SAT® and the fact that many states’ are focusing on both the ACT® and SAT® as a part of high school graduation requirements, high-stakes exams are more important than ever. However, do not panic; your vocabulary instruction goes a long way in ensuring success for your students on these and all standardized tests.

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Thursday, February 25, 2016

Top Student Tips for Taking the SAT and ACT Tests

How do we as teachers prepare students for the ACT® and new 2016 SAT®* tests?  I've compiled printable resources with tips for taking the SAT and ACT tests that you can print and share with your students!

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Friday, March 13, 2015

Assessing Your Victories During Standardized Testing Season

For teachers and students, the initial excitement of spring is quickly overshadowed by the preparations and pressures of testing season. At this time of year I think its important for teachers to remember what an amazing job they are doing.

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Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Top 5 Tips for Preparing for Vocabulary Aspects of the SAT®*

The College Board announced that the SAT is changing to better address the Common Core Standards as well as become more transparent and more egalitarian-I am excited! 

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