Lester who?

That's what I said when I saw who was coming to my county to speak about literacy.

After a little research, I discovered that Lester Laminack was someone I needed to hear.

I was extremely glad I did! He has a GREAT sense of humor and is hilarius, especially if you speak the language, sarcastic.

He had a lot of real and common sense things to say about how we teach and assess spelling.

"We need to be studying spelling as a language, not a stimulus response system. Spelling has to be broader than for a test on Friday."

If you'd like to read more of my notes, stop by and check it out.


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