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Inspired by the work of educator, author, and speaker, Marilee Sprenger, this video profiles schools using smart, fun, and engaging strategies to boost students' knowledge of the vocabulary words and build their vocabulary as a whole.
The Vocab in Action video
Based on Sprenger's best-selling books, Teaching the Critical Vocabulary of the Common Core: 55 Words That Make or Break Student Achievement and Vocab Rehab: How do I teach vocabulary effectively with limited time?, this video puts Sprenger's brain-research based, time-saving strategies for mastering vocabulary into action in real classrooms.
These best-selling books by Marilee Sprenger form the foundation of the Vocab in Action video from ASCD.
Marilee Sprenger explains the compelling reasons to teach 55 critical words and equips you with fun and memorable strategies to make them stick in students' minds.
Learn more about Teaching the Critical Vocabulary of the Common Core.
Buy Teaching the Critical Vocabulary of the Common Core.
This ASCD Arias publication offers a selection of novel strategies for teaching new words to students, all in just 10 minutes per class.
Learn more about the Vocab Rehab book.
Buy Vocab Rehab: How do I teach vocabulary effectively with limited time?
Marilee Sprenger is a veteran teacher, education consultant, and author of the books Teaching the Critical Vocabulary of the Common Core, Brain-Based Teaching in the Digital Age, Wiring the Brain for Reading, and How to Teach So Students Remember, and Vocab Rehab.
She believes in teaching to the whole child and providing brain-compatible learning environments.
She can be reached by e-mail or through her website, www.brainlady.com.
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