10 new words per day

How do children learn words?
http://www.viviancook.uk/Words/WordTexts/TXTHowChildrenLearn.htm
The psychologist Paul Bloom estimates that 17-year-olds know 60,000 actual words. Looking backwards at what they have achieved, this means that, ignoring the first year of life, they have learnt 3,750 words a year or about ten a day.

Language Development
We acquire the use of 10 new words per day (on average) between ages 2 and 18
slide # 48
http://slideplayer.com/slide/10879015
in: Exploring Psychology, 9e
David G Myers
Worth Publishers; 9th edition (November 2, 2012)

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The average student learns about 3,000 words per year in the early school years — that’s 8 words per day (Baumann & Kameenui, 1991; Beck & McKeown, 1991; Graves, 1986)
http://www.balancedreading.com/vocabulary.html

Baumann, J.F. and Kameenui, E.J. (1991). Research on vocabulary instruction: Ode To Voltaire. In J. Flood, J.J. Lapp, and J.R. Squire (Eds.), Handbook of research On teaching the English language arts (pp. 604-632). New York: MacMillan.

Beck, I.L. and McKeown, M.G. (1991). Social studies texts are hard to understand: Mediating some of the difficulties. Language Arts, 68, 482-490.

Graves, M.F. (1986). Vocabulary learning and instruction. In E.Z. Rothkopf (Ed.), Review of Research in Education, 13, 49-89.
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Children can learn 860 words per year (That’s 2 words a day!)
http://www.georgialiteracy.org

eBook of Vocabulary Teaching and Learning Research
http://www.cuc.edu.ve/upc/PNFT/INGLES/Teaching_and_Learning_Vocabulary.pdf

A Focus On Vocabulary:
http://www.prel.org/products/re_/ESO419.htm ???????????

Effective Instructional Strategies Series
Teaching Vocabulary Explicitly
By Susan Hanson and Jennifer F.M. Padua
Pacific Resources for Education and Learning
© PREL 2011
http://prel.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/vocabulary_lo_res.pdf
http://prel.org/resources/effective-instructional-strategies-series

Dec 17, 2010
https://www.edutopia.org/blog/vocabulary-instruction-teaching-tips-rebecca-alber

http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/vocabulary_tips.htm

How to learn vocabulary
http://esl.fis.edu/learners/advice/vocab.htm

5 Tips for Helping Students to Really Learn Vocabulary
https://oupeltglobalblog.com/2011/08/16/5-tips-for-helping-students-to-really-learn-vocabulary/

Why Teach Vocabulary?
http://eps.schoolspecialty.com/EPS/media/Site-Resources/Downloads/articles/Why_Teach_Vocabulary.pdf

http://www.jocrf.org/resources/vocabulary/fun-vocabulary-resources

http://www.economist.com/blogs/johnson/2013/05/vocabulary-size
https://www.economist.com/blogs/johnson/2011/07/vocabulary
testyourvocab.com
http://testyourvocab.com/blog/2013-05-10-Summary-of-results
17,100

By year 1, children are capable of understaing up to approx 20000 words
Department of Education and Early Childhood Development
http://slideplayer.com/slide/8708354

Learning words:
6 yrs 15,000 words
As many as 8 new words per day
http://slideplayer.com/slide/5228774

http://www.thinkmap.com
https://www.vocabulary.com/about

https://www.quora.com/How-many-words-does-an-average-English-speaker-know
The Guardian, 12 August 1986, cited in David Crystal, The English Language, 2002, p46
vocabulary growth

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