Spelling relates to several aspects of literacy and is far more complex than many people think (Oakley 2005). Like most things, it cannot be taught or learnt well through a single strategy. Teachers need to provide a range of learning experiences for children, and the use of spelling software can be a valuable part of this repertoire.
Research has shown that ICT can play a part in helping children learn to spell, at least as effectively as traditional methods can (Torgeson and Elbourne 2002). Furthermore, the use of ICT can save precious teacher time and be highly
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