Spelling

Helping Teaching Teams Find Commonality

We find struggling readers everywhere. We see them in all class sizes, subjects, and grade levels. They work with classroom teachers, literacy …

Teaching

End of the Day Summary Writing Activity

This is an activity for students to summarize the day and it will help with home school communication! We call this This is My Week because at the …

Homeschooling

Primary schools appeal against more than 15,000 KS2 reading test results

<b>Requests for reviews drop in all subjects compared with last year – and the proportion of successful reviews falls</b><b>Updated</b> <b>10:14</b> <b><br>10:14</b>Schools appealed …

Education

Practicing Spelling? Play Spelling Word Bingo!

Bingo is one of the best classroom games because you can play with a big group! We’ve seen lots of different variations of Bingo in the classroom, …

Language

Primary English: Sensational spelling ideas

Spelling lists and schemes<p>There is a reason that look, cover, write, check is a firm favourite in classrooms up and down the country. While lists of …

Teaching

This Spelling Test from 1974 Will Drive You Insane

Dr. William Kottmeyer was a “bespectacled, grandfatherly man” who, if you went to elementary school in the ‘70s or ‘80s, is probably directly …

Language

Montpellier forced to apologise after spelling own name wrong on shirts!

The 'Montpelier' badge might one day become a collectors' item after a printing error affected a batch of the Ligue 1 club's jerseys<p>Montpellier were forced to make an apology after they were caught out in a spelling mistake - of their own name!<p>The Ligue 1 club had prepared their new 2017-18 shirts …

French Ligue 1

How to adjust the spell-check language in macOS

macOS has a system-wide spell-check feature. Fortunately, for reader JGC, this feature can be adjusted by the user, especially when a problem like …

iOS

Preschoolers show their pride by spelling their names

In a video that has now gone viral, Florida teacher Sharsma Holmes told her 3-year-old preschool students to confidently spell their names.

Viral

Lousy Spelling—Why Americans Can’t Read or Think Well

Two decades after the National Reading Panel and the National Early Literacy Panel left out spelling reading scores have plummeted! Spelling is the …

Education

since 1994

Chebacco News is a newsletter or blog written by and for Chebacco enthusiasts.<p>Bill Samson (Scotland) started the newsletter in 1994, Richard Spelling …

Japanese Yen

A Map of the United States Plotting Each State’s Top Searched Word for Correct Spelling in 2017

In honor of Spelling Bee Week 2016, Google Trends posted an entertaining map of the United States that plotted the single, most popular word in each …

Spellspire Review - More Like Spell Higher

Spellspire Review – More Like Spell Higher<p>/ May 23, 2017 at 7:00 AM / Game Reviews, Gaming<p>I have a strange love for spelling games, especially ones …

RPGs

The White House has a spelling problem — and it's hurting Trump's image with voters

The White House has a spelling problem.<p>From press releases to inauguration posters to tweets from President Donald Trump himself, an alarming number of the White House's official communications contain typographical errors and spelling mistakes.<p>While it may sound like the type of thing only pedants …

U.S. Politics

Invented Spelling Leads to Better Reading, Study Says

« When Children's Books Also Tell Stories About Math | Main | Smarter Balanced to Embed Desmos Online Graphing Calculator In Math Tests »<p>Encouraging …

Language

12 Useful Apps to Help Elementary Students  Improve Their Spelling

May 19, 2017 A few weeks ago we started a section here in EdTech & mLearning dedicated entirely to iPad apps to use with elementary students; check …

Language

Time for a Spelling Bee review.. a QUILTING one that is!

I am a HUGE fan of the alphabet, my favorite childhood books were my alphabet books, and my mom saved them for me! I'm VERY excited to hear about a …

Quilting

Roots & Branches - Award winning newspaper column about genealogy » From the chaos of surname spelling variants, a diagram!

Published April 20, 2017<p>I’ve touched on the importance of staying flexible about the spelling variants of surnames numerous times in lectures and in …

Genealogy

Can You Ace This Spelling Quiz From 1912?

Are you a spelling god?

Quizzes

Check My Spelling Activity - Teacher Tech

What is one way tech can be better than paper? Immediate feedback. This Google Sheets activity allows students to type their spelling or vocabulary …

Education

Should we simplify spelling? | Karina Galperin

How much energy and brain power do we devote to learning how to spell? Language evolves over time, and with it the way we spell -- is it worth it to …

TED Talks

Spelling Bee: The 10 Best Songs with Spelled-Out Words

Some of the first songs that we ever learned taught us how to spell. Whether it was the ABCs, Bingo, a solid portion of <i>Sesame Street</i>’s programming, …

John Mellencamp

The Trump administration has a spelling problem

President Donald Trump's administration has a spelling problem, and it seems to be getting worse.<p>The latest cringe-worthy gaffe, courtesy of the …

Robert Mugabe

The Latest Wedge Issue Dividing the U.S.? Spelling.

The presidential election of 2016 exposed fractures — really, more like chasms — between various groups of U.S. citizens. Of particular note is the …

Trump Administration

WriteLab’s Chrome Extension for more than Spelling and Grammar

Are you using Chromebooks or laptops this school year? The folks at WriteLab have just released a free Chrome extension for spelling and grammar. Now …

Language

The NBA Has a Spelling Problem – The Cauldron

3. Some of the mistakes are actually kind of funny<p>Mark and Paul Gasol. Bizarro World Marc and Pau, I presume?<p>Draymond Green is a deserving NBA All …

NBA

Entertainment - MarketWatch.com

Studies suggest climbing the corporate ladder often involves climbing the social one.<p>1:39 p.m. Today1:39 p.m. Dec. 4, 2017<p>The story shifts back to …

Education

10+ Of The Worst Spelling Mistakes Ever

Yes, making mistakes is perfectly normal and it’s ultimately what makes us human. But you know what else is human? Making fun of others' …

Humor

Browns fans' spelling woes continue in 'Cleveveland'

Picking on Cleveland Browns fans for their spelling seems like, oh, taking Tiny Tim’s cane or stepping on Charlie Brown’s Christmas tree … enough is …

Cleveland Browns

How the English language became such a mess

James Harbeck investigates why the English language became so hard to spell – and why we only have ourselves to blame.<p>You may have seen a poem by Gerard Nolst Trinité called The Chaos. It starts like this:<p>Dearest creature in creation<p>Studying English pronunciation,<p>I will teach you in my verse<p>Sounds …

Language