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NEW VOCABULARY PLATFORM FOR USE IN TUTORING
Wordcraft, a new vocabulary tool that teaches ESOL vocabulary through Latin and Greek root words, is available for testing. The website is at www.playwordcraft.com
Wordcraft was developed in NYC public schools as an experiment. By teaching vocabulary through the building blocks, students, many of them multilingual, learned thousands of words and developed a vocabulary that soon rivaled their parents’.
COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT CURRICULUM
is approximately 90 minutes in duration. The lessons each include a topic, materials
needed, learning objective, vocabulary, teacher instructions, and student handouts. This
curriculum project was funded thanks to the Greater Worcester Community Foundation. A sample of our curriculum is posted here.