Personal Best Spelling for Children

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Not just another computer game but a genuine learning tool.

PROS

  • A special feature is that the program identifies your bad spelling habits and puts you through a routine to correct those errors permanently.

CONS

Not just another computer game but a genuine learning tool.

"This is not a game dressed up as educational software. One advantage of this approach is that it can correct persistent, learned and habitual spelling errors. It is worthwhile visiting the web site just to read the information on the Old Way/New Way® approach to learning." Education: Journal of the New South Wales Teachers Federation.

Learn New Words: This helps you learn new words quickly so that you remember them better. It uses a modified form of the widely used and recommended method of learning spelling called Look Say Cover Write Check. Practice or drill is built into the program in a special way to improve your learning and memory. Spell Tester and Correct Problem Words Test your spelling of previously learned words. A special feature is that the program remembers any errors you make. If the error is consistent , i.e., you spell it incorrectly in the same way, the program recognises that you have developed a learned error and it automatically saves these errors in a separate word list for special treatment and correction.

This is the only spelling tutor that uses Old Way/New WayÆ, an effective research-based and user-friendly learning method. The program does not insult the adult learner's intelligence. "This is not a game dressed up as educational software. One advantage of this approach is that it can correct persistent, learned and habitual spelling errors. It is worthwhile visiting the web site just to read about the Old Way/New WayÆ approach to learning." Education: New South Wales Teachers Federation.

Children of school age who wish to improve their spelling performance. Home schoolers looking for a genuine learning tool. Parents who want their children to have an edge and are looking for something more effective than simple educational games.

Personal Best Spelling for Children

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