Blurb from website: "An innovative new measure, the VAS-E and VAS-R present full-color photographs to measure the breadth of an individual’s vocabulary and oral language development. A complementary pair of norm-referenced tests designed for simple administration and scoring, the VAS-E and VAS-R can be used individually or in combination throughout an individual’s life span."
What verb does ‘negotiation’ go with? Do you ‘make’ or ‘conduct’ a negotiation? Adam Kilgarriff, Director of Lexical Computing, explains how ‘corpora’ can help us answer such questions where dictionaries meet their limits.
Osa (all names are pseudonyms) teaches third grade in a high-poverty urban setting with a diverse population that includes a majority of children of color and a high percentage of English-language learners (ELLs). During the most recent school year, she instructed vocabulary in a deliberate way during the literacy block and content area instruction. In light of the increased time and attention to vocabulary instruction, she felt confident that her students had increased word knowledge and word consciousness.