These are links to the most commonly used online resources when conducting word investigations. We also keep our classroom reference shelf stocked with word-origin/definition type books.
At Word Works there are great videos to watch, as well as links to current Real Spelling moments in classrooms around the world.
This is where I learned the true meaning of scholarship! There are classes available on Greek and Latin as they pertain to orthography. There are other fascinating classes as well.
Real Spellers is a place where people post their questions about spellings, and where others can reply. There is lots of great information here.
An excellent site where anyone can go to learn about how our spelling system really works. Such clear explanations!