RE 5040 Fall 2011
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landersgl
re: Ashley Joyce
Wed Dec 14, 2011 20:23
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Yes, that is so true. Spelling is very important. We rely so heavily on spell check and other technological features but developing the Phonetic rules, sight words and phonemic skills are extremely important, especially as a young learner!

It is, however, important for students to feel free to write without too much concern/worry for spelling mistakes. Overall, it seems to be a balance, where kids are careful when writing and trying to challenge themselves to use the skills that they are developing yet to express themselves freely.

That's great that you won the spelling bee so many times!

  • Re: Ginger Landers/Jennifer Crouse - Ashley Joyce, Tue Dec 13 21:36
    Spelling is important. I won the spelling bee for my class like 8 times throughout elementary school. We are so focused on sounding out words that we forget that it is important to eventually know... more
    • re: Ashley Joyce - landersgl, Wed Dec 14 20:23
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RE 5040 Fall 2011