Theme 1K

Learning from the Spelling of < love >


Ability to spell and to understanding the reasons for spellings is a mode of thinking; orthography is cognitive and every engagement with it is a thinking activity. Real spellers know that uninformed mechanical ‘correctness’ has no equivalence with understanding; we learn from words whose spelling we already know because they are a rich and productive source of evidence for determining how the system really works. 

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