Spelling

20 Apr, 2020

Do we need to teach spelling rules?

By |2020-04-20T13:25:43+00:00April 20th, 2020|Literacy Teaching Resources, Spelling|0 Comments

I have already said in a previous blog that memorization of words e.g. spelling lists is not an effective way to develop spelling ability. Spelling is a challenging task to master for many of us; it’s also challenging to teach. In order to teach it well, we need to [...]

20 Apr, 2020

Do we need to look at how we teach spelling?

By |2020-04-20T11:48:41+00:00April 20th, 2020|Literacy Teaching Resources, Spelling|0 Comments

I adore this statement from Winnie the Pooh: “My spelling is wobbly. It’s good spelling but it wobbles, and the letters get in the wrong places.” It also makes me wonder what percentage of the population feels the same way. I believe there are thousands of wobbly spellers out [...]

Go to Top