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Spelling Bee Winners The US Annual Scripps National Spelling Bee Contest 2017 was won by Ananya Vinay of Fresno, California, in which she beat Oklahoma’s Rohan Rajeev becoming the thirteenth Indian American to win the US competition. More than 11 million youngsters aged between six and 15 from all 50 US states, US territories such as Puerto Rico and Guam and countries such as Japan and Jamaica had entered the competition. http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-40129756 While talking to the reporters, Vinay said that she took this contest as a learning opportunity learning about medicine, geography, science, literature. This would help her in choosing a field of study/career path when comes the time. While preparing and learning her words, she always looked for the following:
Welcome to Spelling Bee Ninja The Spelling Bee Resources Website. This website is completely dedicated to Spelling Bee, we come in peace providing tools, tutorials, news and spelling word list for free to students of good will. Our mission is to provide the biggest and most comprehensive collection of tools and knowledge to help students in training and winning spelling bee competition. We don't make any difference between material produced by us or by third parties because our main goal is to provide you something really useful you won't find anywhere else. Nevertheless, as we firmly believe education should be accessible to everyone, and considering that our user base is mainly composed by students and (often underpaid) teachers, we are not going to promote expensive syste...
Spelling Bee: get your story published Spelling Bee champions wanted Are you a spelling bee champion or have you been in the past? Maybe you missed the title by a hair? Do you have or have had a classmate that is really invincible and nobody can beat? Have a thrilling or funny story to tell related to spelling bee contests ? If the answer to one or more of the previous is yes, or more in general if you have a story about spelling bee that you think should be published somewhere...well, then your story deserves to be known by our audience !!! We are going to open soon a new section of the website dedicated to spelling bee stories. We want you to tell us your spelling bee story. Every year thousands of spelling bee contests are held by schools and organizations all aro...
We just released version "1.6 Mai" of the Spelling Bee Ninja. This version is integrated with Mai Spelling Engine http://mai.spellingbee.ninja , future versions will be more and more integrated with Mai. Integrated Spelling Bee analytics Mai (our new spelling bee search engine) is now used to get spelling bee analytics on every single word, retrieve custom spelling words list and analyze spelling test results. Import spelling words into study list Also in this version we introduced the massive import feature for the study list, by using this feature you can just copy paste an arbitrary text (for example from a web page, a spelling list or whatever) and all the words will be imported in the study list ready to be used for new spelling tests. &...
We just released a first beta version of "Mai": the first spelling bee search engine. For each word, Mai will provide data and analytics related to Spelling Bee. Mai is fed by Spelling Bee Ninja users. A first alpha version is online at http://mai.spellingbee.ninja Soon Mai will support an extended syntax and be able to create custom tailored spelling words lists ready to be imported directly into Spelling Bee Ninja.
The Scripps National Spelling Bee Finals unfold this week, and the Associated Press has just published an interesting article that suggests it is becoming easier to predict who will win the famous competition. Here is some food for thought: Spectators who follow the National Bee closely also watch the competitions that lead up to the finals. This gives them a better insight into who the top performers are. It is undeniable that spellers who participate in the North South Foundation preparation program end up doing better on the finals stage. This nonprofit foundation hosts national competitions for Indian-Americans in a variety of academic fields. The last 10 National Spelling Bee winners have participated in the foundation's spelling bee. So who are this year’s favorites to
When the Scripps National Spelling Bee takes place in 2 weeks’ time, a lot of eyes will be on Ananya Vinay. Ananya is a 12 year old student from Fresno, California, who has just won her third consecutive State Spelling Bee. According to the Associated Press, the winning word for Ananya was “Dipsomaniac”. Merriam-Webser Dictionary defines the noun “dipsomania” as "an uncontrollable craving for alcoholic liquors." So apart from glory, what will Ananya be competing for on May 31st and June 1st of this year? The Scripps prizes are as follows: For Finalists: A medal from the Scripps National Spelling Bee. 6th Place - $2,500 5th Place - $5,000 4th Place - $10,000 3rd Place - $20,000 2nd Place - $30,000 For the Champion: A $40,000
The US Scripps Spelling Bee 2017 Final is just around the corner, and almost 300 passionate spelling bee competitors will be taking part in the event. For snapshots of the competitors visit http://spellingbee.com/meet-the-spellers/2017 Some interesting statistics: Grades represented run from K through to 8. Competitors are aged between 6 and 15, with Edith Fuller from Oklahoma being the youngest. The states with the most competitors are Illinois and Ohio, followed closely by Texas, New York and California. Europe - 1 American Samoa - 1 Canada - 7 Ghana - 1 Bahamas - 1 South Korea - 2 Jamaica - 1 Alabama - 1 Alaska - 2 Arizona - 2 Arkansas - 1 California - 16 Colorado - 2 Connecticut - 1 DC - 1 Delaware -
The 2017 US Scripps Spelling Bee tournament Final is just around the corner. Here is some cool trivia about the event. Youngest Ever participant This year’s finals will feature the youngest contestant ever. Edith Fuller is a 5 year old from Oklahoma who beat more than 50 other children in Tulsa to advance to the finals. Annie Fuller, Edith’s mother, said family members learned Edith was gifted last summer when she spelled “restaurant” correctly on her first try. Edith breezed by spelling words like odori, colloquial and sevruga, according to Tulsa World. Her final word, jnana, means knowledge acquired through meditation, according to Merriam-Webster. For more details, see the following article in the Washington Post. A Ratings Winner ESPN airs the finals liv