Parents who want to help their children become better spellers have a new tool in their arsenals. Rather than relying on hundreds of handwritten flash cards or expensive tutors to get the job done, parents can sign their children up for Learning2Spell, a web-application that tests, tracks, and improves children’s spelling abilities.
Whether your child is falling behind in school or sitting pretty at the top of her class, it’s never too early to start offering additional educational lessons at home. Select a spelling list based on your child’s grade level in school and the country where you live. Learning2Spell offers eight “essential spelling lists” with a total of 343 words, and eight “grade based” lists with a total of 1,817 words. Click on a list to see all the words your child will be expected to learn, then start a new spelling test to see where your child is at before beginning his or her lessons. Each spelling test includes multiple choice and fill-in answers, and Learning2Spell will provide audio when necessary to ensure your child knows how the words she is learning are spoken and spelled.
The more your child uses Learning2Spell, the smarter the application gets. The web-app’s “intelligent software” automatically adapts based on the words each child is struggling with, which helps to guide children along without making them repeat words that they already know by heart. The application also takes a multi-pronged approach to cheating by preventing children from copy/pasting or using their browsers’ autocomplete functions to fill in answers.
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