10 new words per day

Exploring Psychology
Ninth Edition ©2014
David G Myers
http://www.macmillanlearning.com/Catalog/static/worth/myersbridge

CHAPTER 9 : THINKING AND LANGUAGE > Language Development
p. 384
How many words did you learn during the years between your first birthday and your high school graduation?
The answer is about 60,000 (Bloom, 2000; McMurray, 2007).
That averages (after age 1) to nearly 3500 words each year, or nearly 10 each day!

Bloom, P. (2000). How children learn the meanings of words.
Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

McMurray, B. (2007). Defusing the childhood vocabulary explosion. Science,
317, 631.
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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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No-Kill Shelters

No-Kill Shelters Save Millions Of Unwanted Pets — But Not All Of Them
December 31, 2014
http://www.npr.org/2014/12/31/374218425/no-kill-shelters-save-millions-of-unwanted-pets-but-not-all-of-them

shelters are allowed to euthanize a percentage of their animals and still keep the no-kill designation.

Paws 4 You, like most pet rescue groups, operates a no-kill shelter. But the term means different things to different people.

shelters can euthanize up to 10 percent of their animals for reasons of health and temperament, and still be considered “no-kill.”

Trans Fats Linger In Food

When Zero Doesn’t Mean Zero: Trans Fats Linger In Food
August 28, 2014
http://www.npr.org/blogs/thesalt/2014/08/28/343971652/trans-fats-linger-stubbornly-in-the-food-supply

back in November 2013, the Food and Drug Administration announced it was intending to ban partially hydrogenated vegetable oils from all food products. The proposed ban seemed prudent, since eating foods with trans fats has been linked to heart disease, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that an FDA ban could prevent an additional 7,000 deaths from heart disease each year and as many as 20,000 heart attacks in that period.

But the FDA has yet to issue a final rule requiring food companies to eliminate trans fats entirely.

While many food companies have found affordable alternatives to partially hydrogenated oil, 1 in 10 packaged foods still contain it, according to researchers at the New York Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.

“A lot people think it’s out of the food supply, but it’s still in a lot of places,”