Displaying academic Vocabulary on a word wall can reinforce key terms and concepts that students are learning. Encouraging the students to use the words on the word wall and planning activities around them builds engagement and higher retention in the Long-term Memory.
Watch how this eighth grade teacher uses an interactive word wall to connect and build academic Vocabulary knowledge. By connecting words and explaining their thinking, students engage in discourse around content-specific terminology.
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By using Padlet, students and teachers can co-create word walls, helping to move words from Short- to Long-term Memory. Watch this video to see how collaborative digital word walls can support learning.
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