ERIC Number: EJ776596
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Sep
Reference Count: 4
What's This New Emphasis on Vocabulary All about?
Voices from the Middle, v15 n1 p52-53 Sep 2007
Many teachers, especially novice teachers, believe that teaching vocabulary is among their easier duties, but Shanklin makes a convincing argument that high-quality vocabulary teaching requires thoughtful preparation. Here she offers several sound techniques for engaging students with vocabulary in meaningful ways.
Descriptors: Beginning Teachers, Vocabulary Development, Secondary School Students, English (Second Language), Special Needs Students, Adolescents, Teaching Methods, Student Motivation
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Secondary Education
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