Untangle those Confusing Words

March 18, 2011

The aptly named Confusing Words is a website that contains more than 3,000 words that people tend to have trouble with, and it accepts suggestions for more.

Take a trip to SpellingCity

October 21, 2010

SpellingCity presents a multitude of activities students can use to practice spelling. A teacher simply enters the spelling words, and SpellingCity presents several options for what to do with them, utilizing audio, context, and games.

Help Your Struggling Spellers with These Great Tips

May 22, 2008

Do your students struggle on spelling tests? For every easy word like “cat” or “dog” you have tricky ones like “perceive” or “through.” It’s as if the English language were designed to fool people. “I before E except after C?” … Continued

Sight Words with Samson

April 22, 2008

I have always depended on the kindness of talking cartoon animals. Whether I learned about hibernation from Yogi Bear, or was exposed to opera by Bugs Bunny, animated animals are dependable and oft-overlooked fonts of knowledge. Why should learning to … Continued