Helping Your Child with Vocabulary Educational and Parenting Articles

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A new study shows academic success may hinge on how many words you speak to your child. What's the magic number?
Don't forget about building vocabulary at home this summer! Keep vocab learning going with these tips and ideas.
When it comes to finding the perfect board games for the elementary school crowd, parents can find themselves in quite a pickle.  Here's our top choices!
The same attitude that can drives parents crazy may also be the key to powerful and evocative writing. Here are ways to harnass your teen's spunk for good:
By preparing a plan to approach exams, students give themselves a big boost. Here are some strategies on how to do well on short answer and essay tests.
Do you find your kids frantically trying to cram those words into memory at the last minute? Here are some ways to prepare for the test, without the stress.
If your child has been introduced to linguistics she is in the position to excel at vocabulary and become a better reader. Here's how to get started.
Here is a technique that you can use to make spelling practice easier for your child.
Ongoing music education has been shown to help children across a wide range of criteria - including overall academic performance. What does that mean?
Students are showing improvement in an academic arena many fear is being overtaken by an electronic world.
Provides organized and easily managed ways of scaffolding vocabulary acquisition to meaning structures for students with learning disabilities like dyslexia.
Should you encourage your child to participate in a spelling bee? This article discusses what sorts of skills a spelling bee hones and why to get involved.
Could you spell 'ursprache' after hearing it spoken? How about 'serrefine'? These are the words that won last year's Scripps National Spelling Bee.
A great way to kick off 2008 is by boosting your child's vocabulary. Start by reflecting on the New Oxford American Dictionary's 2008 Word of the Year.
Differences in growth rates and vocabulary development manifest themselves early in a childâs life and seem most closely correlated with socioeconomic status.
Describes several techniques to provide direct instruction on vocabulary which will enhance conceptual knowledge of text.
This article discusses in depth the various types of wordplay. Parents and teachers can help students with wordplay activities to help them to be more powerful
Summarizes two main purposes for assessing a reader’s vocabulary knowledge. Highlights issues surrounding the teaching of reading vocabulary.
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