Understanding spelling benefits less able and youngest the most.
Does explaining the spelling of a word help kids read and write it? Pete Bowers says that it does and that the less able and the younger benefit the most. Read the proof at http://files.realspellers.org/PetesFolder/Articles/Devonshire_Morris_Fluck_2013.pdf Pete Bowers PhD founded WordWorks Literacy Center in Ontario, Canada. He has worked as an elementary classroom teacher, researcher, writer, wordster and worldwide presenter. Pete says teaching phonics and sight words is no