Using an electronic spell checker to correct misspelled words and verify correctly spelled words

Finds that fourth, fifth, and sixth grade students were successful in using the electronic speller for correcting and verifying as correct over 85 percent of the words they had targeted as possibly misspelled. Use of such a product could facilitate inclusion and differentiation for students at different levels of writing development.

Author: 
Gerlach, G. J., Johnson, J. R., & Ouyang, R.
Year: 
1991
Source: 
Reading Improvement, Vol. 28, 188-194.
Type: 
Related Research
Content Area: 
writing
Grade Level: 
intermediate elementary
middle school
IDEA Disability Category: 
autism
emotional disturbance
major-other health impairment
specific learning disability
speech or language impairment
Instructional Support: 
practice and reinforcement activities