Product Information

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 sales@membean.com for more information....
Membean and assessments
Overview Membean offers teachers the option to issue assessments in addition to training. Membean makes it easy to create such assessments. Teachers can generate and administer assessments for their entire class in seconds. Each studen...
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...
Words in Play
"Words in Play" are the words that you have come across at least once during training on Membean. These words may appear again during your training, as well as on on a quiz or writing assignment assigned by your teacher (schoo...
Membean Word Lists
Overview Membean has three word lists for students. Students are assigned to a word list based on their grade level and their performance during our calibration process. When they finish calibrating, students in grades 5-8 (or those ma...
Membean and spelling
Membean's primary focus is the development of a robust vocabulary. While we do have fill-in-the-blank "cloze" questions where students are expected to spell target words multiple times, spelling is not an explicit focus. ...
Full Screen Progress Card
This card shows all the words that you have encountered during your training, grouped into the following categories: Started Learning Good Progress Almost Ready Ready Quizzable(School students only) Click one of these categories...
Full Screen Training History
The Training History screen displays a user’s complete training record. Users have the option to search for a session by selecting Find sessions, and then limiting the training date range.  To find additional information regarding a ...
Full Screen Training History Card
This card shows you all of the training sessions that you've done with Membean. You'll see the date range being displayed, and some aggregate data about your training, such as how many questions you've answered correctly,...
Fullscreen Training Session Detail
Information about a particular training session is shown on this page, including when you trained, for how long, your accuracy, and any dubious minutes that may have been detected. You'll also see any training alerts that Membean...
Full Screen Graded Work Card
This card shows you all of the graded work that has been assigned to you this school year, such as quizzes and writing assignments. Quizzes are shown by default, but you can click either "Quizzes" or "Assignments" at...
Your Recent Activity
When you interact with Membean, we record certain actions that you take, such as when you visit your dashboard, start training, or take a quiz (school students only). The "Recent Activity" card displays these actions grouped b...
Settings Page
Your settings page is where you can view and update your Membean account settings. Settings are grouped as following: Your Information You can update your name and email address at any time. If you are school student, you'll also...