Posted on 01/16/2018 at 10:30 AM by Blog Experts

Vocabularians everywhere, get ready to join (or host) a Vocabulary Jam!  What is a Vocabulary Jam?  It’s a competition where teams compete in real-time to see which team can answer the most questions correctly. Learn more about Vocabulary Jam.

Offered by Vocabulary.com, it is one of the AEA’s newest online resources. Vocabulary.com is a tool that is used to improve vocabulary by using an adaptive learning system that offers differentiated vocabulary instruction to students at all levels. It continuously assesses each student and focuses their efforts on words they need to learn. Teachers can create classes of students, assign work to them, and monitor their progress. Teachers can assign their students one of the thousands of already created vocabulary lists made from the most popular texts taught in schools, or easily create their own lists using the Vocabgrabber list making tool. Vocabulary.com has gamified vocabulary instruction as well. Students can earn points, achievements and badges that motivate them to keep playing and to keep learning. 

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