As we've discovered more and more about developing vocabulary, we've found it helpful to simplify ideas to two key elements:

  • direct instruction (teaching words themselves, and teaching word-learning strategies)
  • creating a language-rich culture (providing rich language experiences and fostering word consciousness and curiosity).

We believe both strands are essential.

Direct vocabulary instruction in schools

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Babcock English Team

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