I thought it might be useful to readers if I brought together all my vocabulary-related “Best…” lists together in one post. Some may need to be updated, but even if you find some dead links, the vast majority should still be active:
The Best Sites Where ELL’s Can Learn Vocabulary
The Best Websites For Developing Academic English Skills & Vocabulary
The Best “I Spy” (Hidden Object) Games For Vocabulary Development
The Best Spelling Sites
The Best Tools To Make Online Flashcards
The Best Sites For Making Crossword Puzzles & Hangman Games
Of course, as Robert Pondiscio points out, the best way to develop vocabulary is to read….
The same day Education Week Teacher published Part Two in my series there on teaching vocabulary, the British Council published my column titled Five strategies for ELL vocabulary instruction.