All over the world, people are trying to boil down their experiences of 2016 into a single word. The results speak for themselves.
And many of them are not getting the help they need.
Teachers often view vocabulary building as the most important aspect of education. In reality, there are lots of other early learning experiences that children need to develop.
African-American children tell stories that are vivid, elaborate, and rich in imagery. These skills help support their early literacy skills. How can schools take advantage of this?