Month: December 2019

Spelling Bee of Canada

Spelling Bee of Canada

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  The Spelling Bee of Canada (SBOC) is an educational organization. It promotes educational development among the youth, parents, teachers and the community at large. The organization celebrates these developments through the achievements of their stakeholders in various local and international educational events. Spelling Bee of Canada is a registered charity. They are dependent on local businesses, organizations and individuals to contribute time, materials, services and/or funds. Their overall aim is to achieve the overall educational as well as academic growth of the youth and community. SOBC plans on establishing a national spelling bee that can have over a million participants. They plan on doing this by regional outreach. The successful regional champions will ...
India Spelling Bee

India Spelling Bee

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The India Spelling Bee is India’s largest spelling bee competition. It is a unique academic activity combining the virtues of education and the joy of learning. It also goes on to promote a healthy competitive environment among the school children of India. The India Spelling Bee was designed by acquiring certain inputs gained from the past spelling bee experiences in India. Organizers of this bee consulted with both students and academicians, to make sure they were going in the right way.   Students from anywhere in India can participate in this competition irrespective of their location, board, medium of education, race or gender. India is a diverse country, and keeping this thought in mind, the competition promotes this diversity. It is held in both urban as well a
Mexican MEXTESOL Spelling Bee

Mexican MEXTESOL Spelling Bee

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Mexican MEXTESOL Spelling Bee is organized by MEXTESOL, which stands for the Mexican Association of Teachers of English, A. C. It is an academic organization aiming to develop the English language (both in terms of speaking and writing) among its members as well as non-members. MEXTESOL is also involved with the development of teachers and research methods that involves English linguistics. In order to expand their vision, MEXTESOL organizes the MEXTESOL National Bee for students of both primary (fifth and sixth grade) as well as for secondary school students. A total of 50 students are allowed to participate in each spelling bee contest. These spelling bee contests are limited to schools where English is not that often used as a language or in academic classes. This is done to fo
South Asian Spelling Bee

South Asian Spelling Bee

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The South Asian Spelling Bee is an annual competition held in the United States for children of South Asian descent. This spelling bee tours the country mid-year in search for the top two spellers from 5 cities nationwide. The finalists will then battle it out in the national rounds for the spelling bee crown. It also has a program similar to the Scripps National Spelling Bee's RSVBee, called the SAS-BEE where wild-card spellers can apply to compete at the nationals. The spelling bee is open to any student below the age of 15, and having at least one parent or grandparent from a South Asian descent. Origin countries include Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka. Global broadcast The South Asian Spelling Bee is aired on Sony Entertainme...
African Spelling Bee

African Spelling Bee

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  The African Spelling Bee was established in 2016 by separate spelling bee organizations from all over the African continent. The first ever African Spelling Bee was held in the same year in Johannesburg, South Africa. A total of 27 champions from the 10 or so participating African countries came together at this event. This initiative was undertaken to help African school children learn better. The ultimate goal of this was to achieve the overall development of their youth and shape them as citizens who can pass on certain values to the society. According to the authorities, this spelling bee program has gone on to impact over 10 million learners across Africa. Participating countries At present, there are 18 countries involved with the African Spelling Bee. These spe...
Japan Times Bee

Japan Times Bee

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  Established back in the year 2010, Japan Times Bee (now called  ‘Japan Spelling Bee’) is the only spelling bee competition organized in Japan. It is officially licensed by The Scripps National Spelling Bee in the United States. The Japan Spelling Bee is Japan’s national level spelling bee competition. This spelling bee is one of the most popular spelling bees around the world. Purpose of the Japan Times Bee The spelling bee has a long and overwhelming history. Ever since its inception about a century ago in the United States, this spelling event has spread all across the globe, bringing young minds together under a single roof as they test their spelling skills to the limit. The spelling bee is one of the most competitive events organized for school children. The event not
The importance of root words in the spelling bee

The importance of root words in the spelling bee

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Divide and conquer - is an approach which is often seen in politics or in warfare. The phrase also has immense significance in modern day computer algorithms. The idea of this divide and conquer policy is quite simple. Take something large or difficult to handle, and break it down into smaller chunks. As you divide the object, it loses its shape, size, and most importantly, its ability to stop you from overpowering it. But what does this have to do with spelling bees? As you prepare yourself for the spelling bee, you will come face to face with a plethora of long and difficult words, which will be very hard for you to grasp. The divide and conquer policy is to be applied here. The word in question, is to be broken down into its root words or into the words from which it originate...
Building a Winning Spelling Strategy

Building a Winning Spelling Strategy

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Winning at a spelling bee requires more than just memorizing. Over the years, spelling bee champions and position holders have gone on to talk about their winning strategies. In this article, we will be taking a look at some of those strategies which you should follow if you want to ace the upcoming spelling bee. Write it down on your hand When we tell you to write the words down on your hand, we are not asking you to copy entire word lists on your hands and then get on stage at the spelling bee; that is just wrong and you will be disqualified. So no, we are not asking you to do that! But here is what you can and should do. Whenever you are asked to spell out a word, pretend to write that word down on your hand. It is much easier to recall the spelling of the respective word if...
Starting your spelling bee preparation a bit too late?

Starting your spelling bee preparation a bit too late?

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The biggest spelling bee of the season is right around the corner. All your friends are hard at work. They are determined to leave no stone unturned in order to achieve glory at this year’s spelling bee. From word lists to practice sheets, your peers have completed them all. From words that are easy to spell, to the ones that can twist your tongue, they have mastered them all. In short, they are fully prepared to take on the challenges that are about to be thrown into their way at the spelling bee. And then, there is you. You took procrastination to a whole new level as you went on delaying your preparations for the spelling bee, and now it's too late. What do you do now? Is this season's spelling bee over for you before it even started? Believe it or not, there is stil