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.
Etymonline – Online Etymology Dictionary
Robertson’s Words for a Modern Age
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.
Great lessons demonstrated on an ipad app!
An excellent site where anyone can go to learn about how our spelling system really works. Such clear explanations!
Facebook Group – Structured Word Inquiry in the Classroom
Ask to join this group and get in on conversations about integrating SWI. No matter what age the children you work with, there will be others willing to share what they have been doing and the wonderful results they have seen!
Facebook Group – Structured Word Inquiry
Ask to join this group. Join the conversations about SWI. Many people are part of these facebook groups and love to get a good discussion going!
Interesting and enjoyable blog posts about word inquiries. Also offers services dealing with math!
Great resources. Students will love this.