If your child can't spell INDOMIE at 5 years, read and act now. Dear parents and teachers, SPELLING is not a reflection of a child\u2019s intelligence, but it is an important skill that children need to master in order to progress in their writing, and as their vocabulary broadens. \n\n\n\nPoor spelling is a barrier for children as it can mean a child\u2019s writing is hard for a teacher or parent to read and it can affect a child\u2019s choice of written words as, rather than choosing more advanced words which reflect their oral ability. \n\n\n\nREAD ALSO - The Segregative Nature of the Ghana Education System \u2013 Top 5 Things to Note!\n\n\n\nSometimes, they can tend to make more basic word choices that they are more likely to be able to spell accurately. Poor spelling can also be a sign of any learning difficulty like DYSLEXIA. \n\n\n\nSpelling is something that needs to be taught and is something that needs to be continually put into practice through real-life written contexts. \n\n\n\n Image by\u00a0rawpixel\u00a0from\u00a0Pixabay\u00a0 \n\n\n\nApps may not be the answer to a whole school spelling scheme (although some schemes do offer an app component), they offer a super and interactive way to practice spelling words and can offer a great way to supplement spelling at home too. \n\n\n\n10 APPS to support your pupils or children spelling abilities. \n\n\n\n1. Dictionary.com (Google App Store)\n\n\n\n2. Zaprendo. \n\n\n\n3. Hairyphonics1. \n\n\n\n4. Hangman. \n\n\n\n5. Spellingshed. \n\n\n\n6. DoodleSpell. \n\n\n\n7. Spelling Master. \n\n\n\n8. Spelling Games. \n\n\n\n9. Spelling Monster Free. \n\n\n\n10. Spell Bee for kids. \n\n\n\nSpelling is such a fundamental part of a child\u2019s literacy development and often is seen as a burden by learners but playing spelling games can easily accelerate learning.