Teacher Review for Flocabulary

Flocab is an engagement changer for the classroom!

Michelle S.
Instructional Media Specialist
John Dubiski Career High School
Grand Prairie, United States
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My Subjects English Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies
My Rating
Learning Scores
My Students Liked It Yes
My Students Learned Yes
I Would Recommend It Yes
Setup Time 5-15 minutes
Great for Further application
Knowledge gain
Teacher-led lessons
Whole class
Great with ELL
Low literacy
How I Use It
Flocab was best used for class as a starting point to dig deeper. That's how I still promote and encourage teachers to use it. It serves a great overview to introduce units and identify specific concepts, ideas, vocabulary to deepen understanding. The Week in Rap is perfect for journal/blog writing, and really is one of the better resources for current events.
My Take
With accompanying lesson plans and varying activities, Flocabulary makes it easier for teachers to introduce, explain, and reinforce various concepts. With all the core areas covered and even a section for "difficult" vocabulary, each video (with transcript provided) makes the learning process fun and memorable. Students like music. So putting the content in lyrical format just seems to work. I do wish some sections remained free and not tied to the subscription - like "The Week in Rap."