Please note: this post was written in collaboration with Steve Smith of http://ift.tt/1ITrHC9 and Dylan Vinales of Garden International School.
In this post I will concern myself with ten very common pitfalls of vocabulary instruction and with ways in which they can be easily pre-emptied.
Mistake1 – Shallow encoding practices
As already mentioned in many previous posts of mine, a to-be-learnt word lingers in our Working Memory for no longer than two or three seconds immediately after we hear it. Thus, in order to commit it effectively to Long-term Memory, we must perform some form…
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