Teaching Academic Vocabulary [Admin]

Are you looking for the most effective way to teach vocabulary? Do you already know that looking up definitions in the dictionary doesn’t work? Luckily, there’s a solution to your vocabulary instruction woes! Learn what Concept Capsules are and how you can transform your students' experience with vocabulary by using a simple one-page, interactive vocabulary powerhouse!

Academic vocabulary mastery is the key to success in any content area. If you teach a tested subject, you already know the vocabulary of the content is front-and-center on assessments. But how do we teach it effectively and (is it too much to ask???) engagingly? Welcome to Concept Capsules, the course that will turn you into a master of academic vocabulary. You will learn what Concept Capsules are and how to use them to raise students’ test scores while having fun. Yep! Fun! This course even includes a free (eek!) copy of the Concept Capsules ebook!

Great vocabulary instruction you can use forever is only a couple of hours away.

5 Modules

Concept Capsule Basics

Module 1:

In this module, you’ll learn:

    • Why vocabulary instruction is the key to student success 
    • What Concept Capsules are

You'll also get your Concept Capsule ebook!

How to Choose Them & Where to Find Them

Module 2:

In this module, you’ll learn:

    • How to choose which terms to create Concept Capsules for
    • Where to find the terms you'll want to use

How to Create Them

Module 3:

In this module, you’ll learn:

    • How to create your own Concept Capsules

Implementing the Concept Capsule Method

Module 4:

In this module, you’ll learn:

    • How to introduce Concept Capsules to students
    • Why review is so important (and how to do it)
    • To get inspiration from more sample Concept Capsules

Quizzing, Activities, and the Wrap-Up

Module 5:

In this module, you’ll learn:

    • How and why quizzing is so critical to Concept Capsule success
    • Activities you can do with Concept Capsules

You'll also launch your own Concept Capsule adventure!

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