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    Adult learners need a strong vocabulary foundation in order to develop their literacy. An effective research-proven sixstep process can be infused with technology to help learners not only better learn and retain vocabulary but also move new terminology into their productive vocabulary knowledge. Discover resources appropriate to each step of direct vocabulary instruction.
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    Web sites to use with students and Other Vocabulary Teaching and Learning Resources:
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    Teaching Vocabulary with Technology to Enhance Literacy
    Adult learners need a strong vocabulary foundation in order to develop their literacy. An effective research-proven sixstep process can be infused with technology to help learners not only better learn and retain vocabulary but also move new terminology into their productive vocabulary knowledge. Discover resources appropriate to each step of direct vocabulary instruction.
    Slides:
    Handout:
    Password Game PowerPoint Template
    Web sites to use with students and Other Vocabulary Teaching and Learning Resources:
    Flashcards:
    A+FlashCards Pro (app)
    Beginning Level Flashcardsand ESL Library.com - print for in-class use
    Cram flashcards – with app
    Flashcard Stash
    Flashcards Deluxe – with app
    Memrise – use or create own vocabulary courses with interactive flashcards (beginning – advanced, TOEFL, business English, much more) - with app
    Quizlet
    Study Blue – with app
    Study Stack
    Visual/Picture Dictionaries:
    English Language World
    ESOL Help Online Picture Dictionary
    Internet Picture Dictionary
    Language Guide
    Learning Chocolate
    Madrid Teacher
    Merriam-Webster Visual Dictionary
    Photographic Dictionary
    Snappy Words
    The Visual Dictionary
    Thinglink
    Visuwords Online Graphical Dictionary
    VocabGrabber
    Exercises, Games, Quizzes:
    Academic Word List Exercises
    Activities for ESL Students vocabulary quizzes
    A Guide to Learning English – Academic Vocabulary Exercises
    Articulate! Vocab Expander -- Apple app
    Bitsboard with app
    Cloze Test Generator
    Cloze Test Creator
    Easy World of English – Picture Dictionary and Readings
    Enchanted Learning English (ESL) Label Me! Printouts
    English Page – Advanced Vocabulary Lessons
    English Vocabulary Exercises
    English Vocabulary for Beginners
    ESL Desk
    ESL Games Plus
    ESL Games World Vocabulary Games
    Free Puzzlemaker – Discovery Education
    Free Rice
    Funbrain – reading and word games for kids
    Games to Learn English
    Hello World – games and activities for kids
    Illustrate Video Dictionary – Apple app and Android app
    Interesting Things for ESL Students VocabularyGames and Quizzes
    LanguageGuide
    Learnclick Cloze Quiz Creator – with app
    Learning Chocolate
    Learning Vocabulary Fun
    Listen and Write Dictations
    Madrid Teacher
    Novel Games
    Password Game Template
    Quia Shared Vocabulary Games and Exercises Vocabulary Games
    Quizicon: 100 Most Common English Words Quiz
    ReadWriteThink Word Matrix
    REEP's English Practice
    See Touch Learn (ipad app)
    Spelling Bee @ Learner.org
    SpellingCity Word Lists
    Using English for Academic Purposes: Vocabulary for EAP
    Vocab Test
    VocabAhead – app
    VocabKitchen – vocabulary profiler and social reader tool
    Vocabulary.com
    Whirly Word - Apple app
    + see Ed Technology and Mobile Learning's 16 Websites to Teach and Learn Vocabulary
    Dictionaries:
    Dictionary.com (see Word Dynamo game, slideshows, and other word games)
    Instagrok
    OneLook Reverse Dictionary(when a word is on the tip of your tongue, type in the description to find the word)
    Merriam Webster Visual Dictionary Online
    Merriam-Webster(see Top Ten Listsof less-commonly known words based around an interesting theme, Words for Things You Didn’t Know Have Names,Videos, Name That Thingtimed visual quiz, Trend Watch,20 online word games),
    Merriam-Webster Learner's Dictionary (see Word of the Day and Pronunciation Exercises)
    Mnemonic Dictionary
    Ozdic English Collocations Dictionary
    Wiktionary in Simple English
    Wordsmyth Online English Dictionary-Thesaurus + several tools (glossary and quiz maker)
    YourDictionary
    OneLook Reverse Dictionary
    Tip of My Tongue
    Idioms
    Go English
    Idiomsite
    Self-Study Idioms
    Email Subscriptions
    A.Word.A.Day at WordSmith.org
    Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day
    Word Central Daily Buzzword
    L10
    Slang
    Urban Dictionary
    Internet Slang Dictionary
    Anatomy
    Human Anatomy Online
    Kids Konnect Human Body
    MEDtropolis The Virtual Body tour (also in Spanish)
    Visible Body: 3D Human Anatomy (there is a subscription fee)
    Web Tools
    VoyCabulary - enter URL or text; site transforms content with links to references, including definitions
    Lingro- enter URL; site makes clickable links that provide dictionary definitions to words in content
    Rewordify - enter text or URL; site simplifies the content
    Sources and Resources for Teachers:
    Word Lists: A New General Service List, Oxford English Corpus, Academic Word List, A New Academic Word List, The Corpus of Contemporary American English
    Collocations: Just the Word, FLAX Library
    Tools/Resources:
    Academic Vocabulary – site with several tools, exercise creators, more
    Compleat Lexical Tutor - numerous tools
    Colorin Colorado - Selecting Vocabulary to Teach English Language Learners (3 tiers of words)
    English Language & Usage Stack Exchange – Q&A site for linguists, etymologists, and English language enthusiasts
    The Learning Center Exchange - 9 Types of Mnemonics for Better Memory
    Keys to Learning: Effective Vocabulary Instruction (PDF)
    Lexile Framework for Reading – matching reading level with texts and Lexile Analyzer
    Pearson Reading Maturity Metric
    Readability
    Readability-Score.com - Flesch-Kinkaid Reading Ease
    ReadWriteThink Student Interactives
    SuperSummary Ultimate Vocabulary Resource Guide for Teachers and Students
    VocabularySize.com
    Vocabulogic Blog
    Word Information
    For extra reading:
    ASCD Building Academic Vocabulary
    Chen, Yu Hua. "The Use of Corpora in the Vocabulary Classroom." The Internet TESL Journal, Vol. X, No. 9, Sept. 2004, accessed online at
    http://iteslj.org/Techniques/Chen-Corpora.html
    College & Career Readiness Standards for Adult Education
    Edutopia: 11 Tips on Teaching Common Core Critical Vocabulary.
    Gairns, R. & Redman, S. (1986). Working with Words: A guide to teaching and learning vocabulary. Cambridge University Press.
    Grabe, W. & Stoller, F. (1997). Reading and vocabulary development in a second language: A case study. In J. Coady & T. Huckin (Eds.), Second language vocabulary acquisition (pp. 98-122). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
    Gu, P.Y.“Vocabulary Learning in a Second Language: Person, Task, Context and Strategies.” TESL Electronic Journal, Vol. 7, No. 2, Sept. 2003. Accessed online at http://www.tesl-ej.org/ej26/a4.html.
    Kinsella, K. (2005). Aiming High: Teaching Academic Vocabulary. Sonoma County Office of Education.
    Literacy Information and Communication System (LINCS) - Assessment Strategies and Reading Profiles
    Marzano’s Six-Step Process: Teaching Academic Vocabulary.
    Marzano, R.J. (2004). Building Background Knowledge for Academic
    Achievement. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.
    Marzano, R. J. (2009). The Art and Science of Teaching / Six Steps to Better Vocabulary Instruction. Educational Leadership, 67(1), 83-84. doi:http://www.ascd.org/publications/educational-leadership/sept09/vol67/num01/Six-Steps-to-Better-Vocabulary-Instruction.aspx
    McCarten, J. (2007). Teaching Vocabulary: Lessons from the Corpus, Lessons for the Classroom. Cambridge University Press. Online at http://www.cambridge.org/other_files/downloads/esl/booklets/McCarten-Teaching-Vocabulary.pdf
    National Reading Technical Assistance Center (2010). A Research Synthesis: A Review of the Current Research on Vocabulary Instruction, accessed online at http://www2.ed.gov/programs/readingfirst/support/rmcfinal1.pdf
    New Ways in Teaching Vocabulary (2014). Averil Coxhead, ed. TESOL International Press.
    Prentice Hall eTeach article “Strategies for Vocabulary Development” by Dr. Kate Kinsella, Dr. Colleen Shea Stump, and Dr. Kevin Feldman, online at http://www.phschool.com/eteach/language_arts/2002_03/essay.html
    Schmitt, N. (2000). Vocabulary in Language Teaching. Cambridge University Press.
    Second Story Window Blog posts, “Tools for Vocabulary Instruction: A Teacher Resource Pack,” and “Knowing a Word: Assessing Vocabulary”
    Super Duper Handy Handouts! Three Tiers of Vocabulary and Education

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