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How Many Vocabulary Words Should I Teach?: Less Really is More
Thursday, July 26, 2018
How Many Vocabulary Words Should I Teach?: Less Really is More

At the staff meeting, Principal Karla Gómez discussed the school’s goal of building students’ vocabulary knowledge and stressed just how much instructional ground there is to cover in a short time. The obvious take-away: teach more words. But Rebecca Hoye, a second grade teacher, has a different perspective. She raised...

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