What’s killing spelling skills in kids
Texting and social media is killing spelling skills in kids, according to the latest research.
An increasing reliance on smartphones and voice-controlled technology such as Siri are also considered culprits.
Literacy expert Dr Jennifer Buckingham told 3AW Breakfast autocorrect was the biggest problem.
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Neil Mitchell asked whether it mattered in modern times.
“I think it matters,” Professor Jessica Mantei said.
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