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Archive of posts published in the category: Word of the Year
Nov
16

You are invited to participate in choosing Wordsmyth Word of the Year 2020

Everyone can participate – students and teachers, friendship and work groups, and families can all take up the discussion of what words have been most important in 2020.

Nov
16

Vote for Wordsmyth Word of the Year 2020

Wordsmyth has nominated 10 words for the year of 2020, with attention to the following criteria: The word is significant in important events or movements, raising important questions about our cultural values and beliefs.. The meanings or uses of the word have been…

Nov
16

Wordsmyth’s nominations for WOTY 2020

Here are the list of candidate words for Wordsmyth Word of the Year 2020. Below each word, you will find links to reference articles and some quotes from those articles as a quick summary for your convenience. 1. climate change Conservative States Seek…

Nov
16

WOTY In The Classroom

Developing word consciousness through discussion, research, and reflection. Every year, Word of the Year programs stimulate interesting discussions about the state of the world and our culture. While most of these conversations begin on the Internet or social media, they can start at…

Dec
29

Announcing the 2019 Word of the Year…

WOTY 2019

“Trust” is the Wordsmyth Word-of-the-Year! Thanks to everyone who participated in our annual Word of the Year selection. Whether you nominated a word, discussed Word of the Year in your classroom, or simply cast your vote, thank you for your participation! Our Word…