Thursday, November 5, 2020

Spelling backwards


I happened to watch a video where kids between 8 and 12 years old spell words backwards - words that are difficult for many to spell even the normal way.

I have said that kids are smart and will have no problem learning all the Dolch words with ease. The people with a vested interest keep saying why should kids learn the Dolch words by rote memory. My question has always been, why not.

If 8 to 12-year-old kids can spell words backwards as per the video below why do educators complain about kids learning a mere 220 Dolch commonly used words most of which are 2 to 4 letters long.


I am in no way promoting the idea of kids learning to spell words backwards. I am using this video to just prove the point that kids have a fantastic brain and can learn anything they put their minds to.

Watch the following video. LINK


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