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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 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...
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 those marked as ESL students/classes, will calibrate across the lower and upper middle...
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. ...