Tag Archives: real spelling

The Case for Audiobooks

Some people will argue that listening to a book does not have the same benefits as reading it yourself. That is true, but just because …

Learning and Memory-What Works? The Method Depends on the Task

Universities have been offering psychology courses for over 140 years, since the 1870s. You may have even taken one of these courses. Do you remember …

Live Broadcast 39: In Appreciation of Handwriting

The Real Spelling team presented a film prepared especially for Lexercise. This film, like all of the Real Spelling Tool Box 2 resources, offers a …

FAQ Friday: Why does my child forget spelling lessons so quickly?

A child’s struggle to read, write and spell can be baffling and frustrating — to both child and parents. There may be inexplicable highs and lows. …

FAQ Friday: Does Handwriting Matter?

In our recent post about the use of technology, including keyboarding, Beth Sinteff and I touched on the subject of handwriting.       In …

Broadcast 33: Structured Word Inquiry and Scientific Study of Words

Peter Bowers of WordWorks Kingston joined us to model and discuss an instructional approach called “structured word inquiry” that uses the linguistic tools of the …

December 8, 2011 in Blog Posts, Previous Broadcasts

Live Broadcast 27: Understanding the Spelling of ‘Rough’

Every English-language reader, dyslexic or not, is sooner or later faced with the challenge of getting a grip on the rules of spelling and what may seem …