I’m Lisa, and I can help you send student achievement through the roof through mastery of academic vocabulary.
By teaching academic vocabulary, we are enabling our students to:
Research has demonstrated that vocabulary knowledge is the magic elixir of reading comprehension.
If students struggle to read text, they simply won’t understand it.
We think they’ll ask if they don’t understand a word.
We think they’ll look it up in the dictionary.
We don’t think they’ll simply give up and just skim or (worse) abandon the text altogether.
But they do.
You have the power to change that pattern, and this course will teach you how, step-by-step.
Concept Capsules® are:
Sound simple? It is!
Well, it is when you have a friend to show you how to use them.
I’ll be your vocabulary friend!
Join the course and make vocabulary your students’ superpower!
I share the method and system that truly works to teach academic vocabulary in a way that makes sense and is backed by loads of quality research.
When you know how to teach vocabulary effectively, you’ll …
If you were in my house with me right now, I would show you the shelf of vocabulary books I’ve read over and over.
If you were in my classroom with me right now, I would show you how excited my students get when we are working with vocabulary. I’m not kidding.
While you may not be able to come to my house (although if you’re ever in North Texas, come on by!) or to my class, I’ve got the next best thing!
THE CONCEPT CAPSULES COURSE
This is the course that takes decades of experience, reams of research, and tons of trial and error and combines them into one quick course that can transform your classroom.
It’s a big promise, but I know it works.
You’ll get five modules of training that will rock your classroom, if not your world.
Have you ever been in a course and thought, “I wish there was a book I could have to use later?”
I hear you.
I wrote it for you, and you get the book INCLUDED in your course fee.
Yes, that’s right. The entire book is included. It’s yours forever.
(You’ll get a course guide, too!)
Using a combination of neuropsychology, pedagogy, experience, humor, technology and sheer fun, Lisa Van Gemert shares best practices in education with audiences around the world.
She is an expert consult to television shows including Lifetime’s “Child Genius,” and a writer of award-winning lesson plans, as well as numerous published articles on social psychology and pedagogy and four books, including the Legacy Award winning book, Perfectionism: A Practical Guide to Managing Never Good Enough.
In her free time, she reads like they’re going to stop printing books any second. Lisa and her husband Steve are the parents of a lot of sons and live in Arlington, Texas.