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We have been fortunate to attract the support of many smart and committed volunteers over the years. It really helped LearnThatWord along, and made it the complex and valuable tool it is today.  Every once in a while, we are … Continue reading

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One of our audio pronouncing volunteers, Professor Mary Ann Clark, won the 2015 spelling bee along with her colleagues from Texas Wesleyan University!The event benefitted the Tarrant County Literacy Coalition. The winning word was “septuagenarian,” and the word that terminated the spelling bee … Continue reading

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This morning, the drawing of our annual winners from a set of 24,337 lucky numbers was completed via randompicker.com. All of the winners have been notified by email.Lucky numbers are earned by premium members for their study effort. The first … Continue reading

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I just had this graphic appear on my Facebook stream, posted by Gabi Butler. Not sure if it originated there, but it made me laugh, and it had the best collection of puns added in the comments!I thought all you … Continue reading

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We all have been on the different steps of these stairs… This little animation from our partners at Grammarly never fails to inspire!

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If you’re an English language learner, then this is driving you crazy.Even native speakers are thrown off occasionally either spelling or pronouncing the “ough”-words.No easy solutions, like with many irregularities — just got to learn it!  

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Three years ago we first launched our tutor partner program. Recently we collected experiences and best practices into a short webinar. Are you a tutor, helping students build their vocabulary? Contact us for your invitation, or sign up for your … Continue reading

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All three quizzes now use mobile-ready html5 and are integrated with our Open English Dictionary, for an improved answer page and user experience. The format has been condensed and the tab key functionality expanded. This means, it is now easier to … Continue reading

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Every year, over 10 million students try out for the National Spelling Bee. So, what does it take to come out ahead of everyone and win top honors? Aside from a natural spelling talent, champions have three common traits: 1 … Continue reading

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“I learned that courage was notthe absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.” Thank you for teaching us so much!    Our … Continue reading

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