Oct
22

WOTD:habitable

adjective capable of being lived in.Some areas of the desert have been reclaimed and are now habitable by humans.The building looked so unsafe that she wondered how it could even be habitable. See the full entry edit

Oct
21

The Wordsmyth Vocabulary Center

Teachers, the Wordsmyth Vocabulary Center offers some of the best vocabulary-teaching tools you’ll find online and supports your curriculum’s vocabulary component for all subjects. In addition, it provides a remarkably easy way for your students to personalize their vocabulary learning on their own.

Oct
21

WOTD: quibble

noun an unimportant, petty, or trivial disagreement or objection.You may consider this a quibble, but I think the font you’re using is too small. intransitive verb to evade the truth of a matter by making a trivial or irrelevant objection. See the full…

Oct
20

WILD’s Interactive World Maps

WILD’s interactive map of the world’s continents and countries, found in the Maps Collection, allows children to navigate from the world level, to the continent level, to the region and country level, and back up again. And all along the way, children have an opportunity to read and find out more about each place in the world they encounter.

Oct
20

WOTD: gentry

noun 1. people who come from families of high social standing.She’d grown up among the gentry and felt perfectly comfortable in the posh country club. 2. in England, members of the upper middle class just below the nobility. See the full entry edit