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HASK. Netspeak – Search for Words. 9043 sentences using 'persuade' 21 Digital Tools to Build Vocabulary l Dr. Kimberly's Literacy Blog. If you follow this blog, you know that I believe effective vocabulary instruction is just about the most important instructional activity for teachers to get right. For lots of reasons. Vocabulary influences fluency, comprehension, and student achievement. How’s that for starters? In addition, a broad vocabulary is important for effective speaking, listening, reading and writing. Vocabulary is a foundational component of an effective K-12 comprehensive literacy framework. I write frequently about the importance of effective vocabulary instruction and my recent infographic – the 10 Do’s and Don’ts of Effective Vocabulary Instruction – has proved very popular having been Pinned over 31,000 times.

In today’s 21st century classrooms, digital tools must coexist alongside more traditional tools. Digital tools have advantages. The following digital tools show promise to support word learning, review, and playing with language. 21 Digital Tools to Build Vocabulary Reference Tools. 10 Ways to Use Technology to Build Vocabulary. Click the "References" link above to hide these references.

10 Ways to Use Technology to Build Vocabulary

Adesope, O.O., Lavin, T., Thompson, T., & Ungerleider, C. (2010). A systematic review and meta-analysis of the cognitive correlates of bilingualism. Review of Educational Research, 80(2), 207-245. doi:10.3102/0034654310368803 Baumann, J.F., & Kame'enui, E.J. (Eds.). (2004). SpinandSpell.com.

Text is Beautiful. Wordle - Beautiful Word Clouds. Tagxedo - Word Cloud with Styles. Vocabla. Spelling & Vocabulary Website: SpellingCity. Welcome. Phraseup* WordSift - Visualize Text. Telescopic Text © Joe Davis 2008. JustTheWord.

Vocabulary Games and Resources. Learn english by doing it. WordSteps. Vocabulary Notebook: Learn, study & improve your vocabulary. CORPUS CONCORDANCE ENGLISH. Phraseup* - find the right words. Online OXFORD Collocation Dictionary of English. Self-Study English Grammar Quizzes. HTML-Only Quizzes Grammar | Places | Vocabulary | Idioms | Homonyms | Scrambled Words | Misc.

Self-Study English Grammar Quizzes

Activities for ESL Students has over 1,000 activities to help you study English as a Second Language. This project of The Internet TESL Journal has contributions by many teachers. Page Contents Articles | Cloze | Conjunctions | Dialogs | Plurals | Prepositions | Pronouns | Sentence Structure | Tag Questions | Verbs | What's the Correct Sequence | Word Choice | Other Quizzes. JClic - Descargar. Learn English - www.LearnEnglish.be - grammar, vocabulary, exercises,... SnappyWords.com. Phrases.net. English vocabulary. Understand what you read. Vocabulary Learning Games For Kids. Www.textivate.com. 9 Word Cloud Generators That Aren't Wordle.

The use of word clouds in the classroom is a powerful way to really get through to visual learners.

9 Word Cloud Generators That Aren't Wordle

The details about the following nine word cloud generators will give you a fair idea how, as an educator, you can get the best out of them. A quick note: Wordle is quite easily the most popular word cloud generator out there. It’s free and easy to use. It does require Java though so Chrome users might have some trouble. In any case, this article focuses on non-Wordle options you should know about. Tagul Several features that do not figure in Wordle are incorporated in Tagul.For example, you have the option of choosing personalized shapes and multiple fonts to be used in your cloud.

ABC Ya This application is very much like Wordle and operates the way Wordle operates. Tag Crowd This application gives you access to see frequency of words. Word It Out Word It Out helps create word clouds from any text, similar to the way Wordle does. Make Word Mosaic Wordsift TagCloudGenerator. VocabGrabber. Word Bucket - Find, save and learn new words in Spanish, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Chinese, Arabic, Korean, Japanese, Russian and English.

Just The Word. WebCorp: The Web as Corpus. WebCorp Live lets you access the Web as a corpus - a large collection of texts from which examples of real language use can be extracted.

WebCorp: The Web as Corpus

More... Have you tried WebCorp LSE? Our large-scale search engine with more search options, part-of-speech tags and quantitative analyses. More details... Enter the word or phrase you wish to search for in this box. A case insensitive search will match both upper and lower case variants of the search terms. Span will choose the number of words or characters to display as the left and right contexts of the search term.

WebCorp works 'on top of' existing web search engines. You can also specify the language of the pages to search, as classified by the web search engine. Show URLs will display a link to and other meta-information for each matching web page. Ozdic.com - the English Collocations Dictionary online. British National Corpus (BYU-BNC) StringNet Navigator 3.0. Reference Directory.