This is a tough one to answer. While an overwhelming amount of evidence shows the benefits of writing by hand, few studies differentiate between print and cursive, and even fewer come to definite conclusions about which should be taught. But we
VocabularySpellingCity literacy experts Barbara Kruger and Laura Kupres found the Nov. 17-18 Arkansas Reading Association Literacy Conference rewarding before they arrived: On the shuttle from the Little Rock airport, they met the conference keynote speaker, Valerie Ellery, who comes from
Some first graders and fourth graders were asked to write a few words on what they think about VocabularySpellingCity. It turns out we have some pretty enthusiastic fans in the early education demographic. Fourth grader Madylin says, “It is my
VocabularySpellingCity and Science4Us were thrilled to host 40 SuperCoders from Dillard Elementary School in our office this week. Dillard’s SuperCoders Club attracts students with an interest in technology and computers and helps them build skills and explore the career possibilities.
For elementary school teachers and parents, here’s a collection of educational resources organized on Symbaloo Webmixes…
I remember visiting a school a few years ago and having a teacher ask me if it would be possible to develop a way for the students to practice using their words in sentences. She explained to me that she always had each
VocabularySpellingCity was created by a parent who saw a need to build something to help his own kids. While he liked helping his kids study their weekly word lists, he did think that there was probably a better way. I’m