Category Archives

Aug
12

WILD for PreK-2 Vocabulary learning

The Wordsmyth Illustrated Learner’s Dictionary (WILD) is organized into four sections that facilitate children’s vocabulary learning in two ways: (a) learning new words for concepts the child already has, and (b) learning new concepts and new words that add new ways of organizing…

Jul
24

WILD Word Learner App

WILD Word Learner is a companion app to the Wordsmyth Illustrated Learner’s Dictionary (WILD). This educational game app gives young learners the opportunity to learn close to 1000 carefully selected words from WILD.  These words are distributed over twelve kid-friendly topics and nearly 200 wordlists and make a delightful introduction to the world of English words.

Jul
23

Turn on Teacher Tools

Thank you for your interest in turning on and using the beta version of our Teacher Tools, which has the basic functions needed to manage student accounts and classes, create and assign vocabulary lessons, and review vocabulary reports. If you’d also like to…

Jan
26

Wordsmyth’s online teaching resources

Wordsmyth has always been a resource for online learning, but with so many K-12 teachers engaging in 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…

Dec
17

A Detailed Look at Navigating in WILD

The following is a guide designed to make clear the real nitty-gritty of navigation within WILD. It discusses all four components of WILD—the Book, Collections, World, and Picture Dictionary—but it focuses most particularly on navigation within the Collections and within the WILD World.…