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online teaching resources

May
8

Why is Everything Different Now?

Why is everything different now

Many young children are still having difficulty understanding why they are having to stay at home these days and why they are not going to school. Many children may be confused and anxious. To help caregivers and teachers answer questions relating to the…

May
8

Animated vocabulary instruction for kids!

Having trouble making basic, essential concepts clear to your young students? WILD animations can help! In addition to thousands of colorful static images created by our artists, the Wordsmyth Illustrated Learner’s Dictionary (WILD) offers animated illustrations for some of the most difficult words…

May
5

Wordsmyth online teaching resources

Wordsmyth has always been a resource for online learning, but with K-12 teachers moving completely to online instruction during this difficult time, we would like to offer a guide to Wordsmyth’s plentiful tools that can help out with the challenging task of teaching…

May
5

WILD: the Book

WILD, the Wordsmyth Illustrated Learner’s Dictionary, is an interactive multimedia environment for learning about words and the world. It is a content-rich beginner dictionary, charmingly and abundantly illustrated, offering an easily navigable visual world that supports vocabulary development in a highly engaging way. In…

May
4

Wordsmyth Word Explorer Children’s Dictionary

The Wordsmyth Word Explorer Children’s Dictionary is written for children at the upper elementary level.  It contains approximately 14,000 headwords and 23,000 full-sentence examples.  Its definitions are written in a clear and uncomplicated style for children using a controlled vocabulary based on word…