Vital Vocabulary for Every Age: Transitioning to Work or College Webinar (Recording)

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The Vital Vocabulary for Every Age webinar series provides clinicians with key information about vocabulary knowledge at three stages of a person's life: the preschool years, primary and middle grades, and high school.

Presenter: Kathleen Williams, Ph.D.

Overview

The Vital Vocabulary for Every Age webinar series provides clinicians with key information about vocabulary knowledge at three stages of a person's life: the preschool years, primary and middle grades, and high school. Part 3 of the series will focus on vocabulary knowledge needed by high school students, with emphasis on transition to college or work. The presenter will share information about the research supporting the value of comprehensive word knowledge as well as age-appropriate strategies for developing that vocabulary for the high school students on your caseload.

Learner Outcomes

As a result of this activity, the participants will be able to:

  1. Summarize for instructional team members the research that supports the value of a rich and broad knowledge of vocabulary throughout a person's lifespan
  2. Demonstrate age-appropriate vocabulary development activities for high school students
  3. Implement a course of vocabulary development for students in high school and those transitioning to work and/or college that can be shared directly with students, as well as parents and teachers