Vocabulary.com is a platform for systematic, lasting vocabulary improvement that adapts to the needs of individual students. Used in 56,000 schools, Vocabulary.com is proven by research to improve literacy skills. The platform offers a variety of activities for instruction, review, and assessment, including Practice, the Spelling Bee, the Vocabulary Jam, custom quizzes, and The Challenge. These activities provide engaging and rigorous instruction to boost students' reading comprehension and build their vocabulary knowledge. Vocabulary.com integrates with any curriculum and allows teachers to easily create activities, identify students' trouble words, and help them achieve mastery.
How do you make vocabulary words an engaging assignment? How do you make it something a lot more entertaining to do than flipping through a dictionary and writing down the definition? Vocabulary or dictionary skills tend to be one of those things that's treated just as busy work. But Vocabulary.com has actually transformed that 'busy work' into a game for learning.
Mr. Terrell, high school history teacher
The kids keep practicing on Vocabulary.com, and it just keeps pushing them ahead and forward with their reading level. Honestly, I have some students who may struggle with reading comprehension but they've found success with vocabulary acquisition. And that's really helped because it helped me to move them along. It made them want to learn.
Ms. Bynes, 6th grade ELA teacher
Vocabulary.com works at each student's pace, so if they're struggling they get more practice with certain words. Also, Vocabulary.com gives the students ownership of their own learning. They feel like they earned this themselves, and that feeling of accomplishment makes them want to do even more.
Ms. Hyde, 8th grade ELA teacher