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David Crystal: Spell It Out

Teaching (or attempting to teach) spelling was part of my job throughout my career, and it was quite important to me to encourage students to be as accurate as possible. 445 more words

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Latest Article: Spelling Apps

 Funny anecdote, when I moved to New York from Canada I thought that overnight I had lost my ability to spell.  When I began working as a Learning Specialist here in Manhattan, every report and learning document I created came back hacked up from the editors. 583 more words

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Word Families and Spelling

In my last post, I wrote about some of the reasons English spelling is so weird. Interesting, sure, but what do we actually do to help children learn to spell? 487 more words

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