Tag Archives: spelling

  • Noah Webster’s Spelling Book

    www.homeschoolnewslink.com In 1818, 34 years before the first compulsory school laws, Noah Webster estimated that over 5 million copies of his Spelling Book had been sold in a country of under 20 million population (African slaves were not counted). What this implies is that the U.S. has never again been so literate – and this Continue Reading

  • Beaver Cleaver and the Battle of Hastings. . . If you use crummy words, people will think you’re a creep!

    By Jerry Bailey About a year ago I was in Florida for my son’s wedding and had the TV on while getting dressed. I happened upon one of my all time favorite shows, “Leave it to Beaver.” In this episode, Wally was helping Beaver with his English homework, and Beaver was really struggling. Finally, in Continue Reading

  • See-n-Read® Reading Tools

    CadenaSmith Enterprises 2533 Sutton Lane Aurora, IL 60502 www.see-n-read.com info@see-n-read.com 630-236-5592 See-n-Read®, Two sizes: “Book” – 5-1/2″ x 3″ $2.99) and “Document” 8-1/2″ x 3″ ($3.49) Memory Mark™ – the ReadBar™ is cut open, so you can underline/highlight the line of text. Same price as See-n-Read® Computer Screen version – re-sizable, adjustable transparency allows you Continue Reading