Google Classroom: Convenience!

The hot solution this school year: Google Classroom! A huge problem in the modern era for teachers is the mechanics of rostering all of the […]

Vocabulary Memory Match: Mix It UP!

The new Vocabulary Memory Match game from VocabularySpellingCity engages the students because it really mixes it up. It blends a classic simple gameplay with some […]

Which Letter Team?

Happy New Year and to celebrate, VocabularySpellingCity has provided several new learning games to its Premium Member.  These learning games provide unique benefits to schools, […]

Building Phonological, Phonics, and Early Reader Skills

Sound It Out: The Game VocabularySpellingCity is broadly used in upper elementary grades (over 10% in the US!) and now has added Sound It Out, which strengthens […]

Building Phonological, Phonics, and Early Reader Skills

Sound It Out: The Game VocabularySpellingCity is broadly used in upper elementary grades (over 10% in the US!) and now has added Sound It Out, which strengthens […]

Students: Creating Lists, Owning Learning

Everyone would like it if students took more “ownership” of their learning. Students would like it, and so would parents and teachers. VocabularySpellingCity makes it […]

Coding Careers in Action: Kids tried professional life, and I felt like a kid again. We all learned a lot.

We were excited to welcome Somerset Academy Davie students into our offices on Dec. 7 for our first day of Coding Careers in Action. In […]

Educational Tech Career Days: Building on the Hour of Code Movement

In my visits to elementary schools, especially the Title I schools with deeply disadvantaged students, I often wonder what more we can do for the students […]

Insights from Literacy Expert Tim Rasinski on Vocabulary and Comprehension

VocabularySpellingCity sponsored a webinar Dec. 1 with one of my favorite literacy heroes, Dr. Timothy Rasinski. His message on the importance of  automaticity in word […]

Making new friends at ARA Literacy Conference: ‘A great event’ from the start

VocabularySpellingCity literacy experts Barbara Kruger and Laura Kupres found the Nov. 17-18 Arkansas Reading Association Literacy Conference rewarding before they arrived: On the shuttle from […]

How to Give Feedback on Your Children’s Writing (No Judgment!)

Writing, for most of us, is deeply personal, and feels like a reflection of who we are, how we are perceived. So often, providing feedback […]

Our Journey to Vocabulary Matters

The lack of vocabulary accounted for 70% of reading comprehension problems in a group of 4th graders, according to the National Research Council. Is your elementary […]

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