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    Developmental Levels of Spelling

    Hello all of my fellow geniuses, this is your brilliant friend Brainy bringing you the latest information concerning all things spelling in this weeks edition of…… The Spelling Buzz!!!!

    I was doing some studying and came across a cool article that had a cool scoring chart that helps you analyze each developmental level of spelling.  There are 5 key steps to becoming a good speller. Continue reading “Developmental Levels of Spelling” »


    Top 5 Spelling TV Shows

    Hello Friends, this Ziggy, swerving by with this weeks edition of ……The Spelling Buzz!!!!

    This week I have been looking around for the coolest T.V. shows that will help us with learning how to spell.  I have come up with my top 5 shows that I think we all could learn spelling from.  These shows will help with learning your ABC’s, as well as how to spell words, and also what the words definitions are. Continue reading “Top 5 Spelling TV Shows” »


    Learning Lost Over Summer Vacation

    Did you know that children experience educational losses over the summer when they don’t engage in some kind of learning activity? Studies show that summer learning losses can equal a month or more of your childs instruction depending on the subject. Teachers typically spend between 4 to 6 weeks re-teaching material that students have forgotten over the summer. Continue reading “Learning Lost Over Summer Vacation” »


    13 Year Old Spelling Bee Champion

    Hello Everyone!!! This is your speedy spelling monster Zainy coming to you with this week’s edition of……………………..The Spelling Buzz!!!!


    I just wanted to zip through and give a big spelling shout-out to super spelling champion Arvind Mahankali.  Arvind was the 2013 Scripts National Spelling Bee winner. He is a 13-year old four time competitor and also the first boy to win the competition in 5 years.  Isn’t he awesome?  He never gave up, even after not winning three times. He knew he could do it, and he did it!! Continue reading “13 Year Old Spelling Bee Champion” »


    Technology in the Classroom

    No matter the device used, technology seems to have a big affect on learning in the classroom. There have been several studies done. Some with classroom distribution of these devices and technology, and some, have a bring your own device  to school. In the CoSN  Compendium 2011, volume 9, issue 3 talks of several different schools and how they benefited from these technologies. Continue reading “Technology in the Classroom” »

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