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Words and Concepts
Early Childhood Education

Words and Concepts was found to have no discernible effects on oral language.

Words and Concepts is a computer software program that focuses on building oral language skills related to vocabulary, comprehension, word relationships, and other concepts. The program is comprised of six units—vocabulary, categorization, word identification by function, word association, concept of same, and concept of different. It can be used by adults and children with varying special needs, including language-learning disabilities, developmental disabilities, physical impairments, hearing and vision impairments, and autism.


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Effectiveness Rating Grades Evidence Tier
Oral language No discernible effects PK

Last Updated: March 2007


Male: 45%
Female: 55%

Delivery Method

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Small Group


Note: This summary only includes data from studies that reported sample information. The Intervention Report may include evidence from other studies that met standards, but did not report sample information.

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This intervention report was prepared for the WWC by American Institutes for Research under contract ED-02-CO-0022.

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