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Membean in comparison to other products
Overview Membean combines differentiated instruction, personalization, active memory reinforcement, and insightful teacher analytics into a single unique learning environment. Reasons to Use Membean Here's why you should use Mem...
Where our words come from
Overview We take great effort in making our words relevant. The Membean word database is constructed using a rigorous process sourced from multiple corpora, including The College Board Vocabulary Study that created the Breland Corpus. ...
Membean and polysemous words
For polysemous words, Membean teaches the meaning--and in some cases meanings--that are most commonly used in publications and literature, or the definitions that are most likely to be used on standardized tests, such as the PSAT, SAT o...
Teaching roots with Membean
We believe that roots, primarily Greek and Latin, are an important knowledge component of words. In fact, Membean teaches more word roots than any other program online. The learner will learn close to 1000 word roots by the time they fi...
Using Membean with ESL students
Overview We have a number of schools that use Membean with ESL students, although Membean requires some minimum reading proficiency. ESL Features Here are some features that help ESL students: Simple Language: All word definitions...
Membean pricing for schools
Overview Membean is very affordable and similar in price to traditional vocabulary study books while providing far superior instruction and value. We also offer school-wide trials. Please contact [email protected] for more information....
Membean and assessments
Overview Many teachers like to or need to administer tests and/or quizzes. Membean makes it easy to create such assessments. You can generate and administer assessments for your entire class in seconds. Each student is given a customiz...
Where the word "Membean" comes from
The word "Membean" is derived from two different words: The "Mem" of "Membean" is from "Mem"ory. The "bean" of "Membean" is from a slang word for a person's head, whi...
Using Membean to prep for the SAT, ACT, GRE, or CAT
Overview Most Membean plans have more than 1500 words in total. Retaining knowledge of all the words in the list takes commitment via short but focused daily training sessions, and will most certainly help you with studying for your hi...
Selecting a list of words for your students
You cannot select a word list as of now. We have thousands of words in our database that your students will work their way through after their initial calibration. The Membean Adaptive Reinforcement Engine decides the words your student...
The different word lists Membean offers
Overview Membean has three word lists for students. Students will be calibrated on word lists based on their grade level. Students in grades 5-8, or ESL students/classes, will calibrate across the lower and upper middle school lists. G...
Membean and spelling
Membean's primary focus is the development of a robust vocabulary. While we do have cloze questions where students are expected to spell target words multiple times, spelling is not an explicit focus. Spelling is only orthogonally ...