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Vocabulary and Differentiation: Larry Says, “Just Deal with It…”

December 16, 2013

Two weeks ago, we published an article about learning vocabulary words (available here). It was my answer to a question from Jean, a concerned parent whose son was struggling with an on-going vocabulary testing situation. Immediately after we published that article, we received a response from Larry M. Here’s what Larry had to say: Hi…

How to Learn Vocabulary Words

December 2, 2013

We received an e-mail from our client Jean: I’m wondering if you can help with a recurring problem. My son, Daniel, gets 20-25 vocab words every couple of weeks for his Language Arts class. For the test, he has to pull the words out of his head, spell them correctly and write the correct definition.…

More Ways to Take Notes & Study Vocabulary Words

March 25, 2013

Through our SOAR® Study Skills book we describe a simple and efficient system for taking notes in class and studying those notes outside of class. There are, however, some additional note-taking formats, such as concept webs (great for learning science or social studies vocabulary) and graphic organizers. Below you will find a description of concept…

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