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Writing

Rooked by Phonics

I was lurking in a right wing blog talking about teachers (a pet topic, I love teachers.) and I saw a post decrying Whole Language as a flim-flam method of teaching kids to read, when phonics worked great for the poster.  It’s important to note that the poster had a tenuous grasp on spelling.  I […]

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Just for Fun

Gutenberg is the Reason I Can’t Spell

I am not a terribly good speller.  I’m better than I used to be, you can only spell check “original” so many times before it starts to sink in,