vocabulary http://michiganradio.org en Stateside: Use your words http://michiganradio.org/post/stateside-use-your-words <p><em>The following is a summary of a previously recorded interview. To hear the complete segment, click the audio above.</em></p><p>According to a new study published in Elementary School Journal, the vocabulary lessons our children are getting in grade school fall woefully short of giving students the range and scope of words they need to become good, effective readers throughout their lives.&nbsp;</p><p>Tanya Wright is an Assistant Professor of Teacher Education at Michigan State University.&nbsp; She spoke with Cindy about the study and what it could cost our kids to be saddled with a deficient vocabulary. Mon, 11 Feb 2013 22:04:21 +0000 Michigan Radio Newsroom 11187 at http://michiganradio.org Stateside: Use your words