NotesFAQContact Us
Search Tips
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
ERIC Number: EJ788565
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Mar
Pages: 9
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-1074-4762
An Insider's Perspective on the National Spelling Bee: An Interview with James Maguire
Henkin, Roxanne; Harmon, Janis; Pate, Elizabeth; Moorman, Honor
Voices from the Middle, v15 n3 p16-24 Mar 2008
In this article, the coeditors of "Voices from the Middle" present an interview with James Maguire, author of "The American Bee: The National Spelling Bee and the Culture of Word Nerds." During the interview, Maguire talked about his experiences with the National Spelling Bee to provide some insight to middle-level teachers and students. Maguire also talked about what got him interested in the National Spelling Bee, spelling strategies that the students have used, and the history of the National Spelling Bee.
National Council of Teachers of English. 1111 West Kenyon Road, Urbana, IL 61801-1096. Tel: 877-369-6283; Tel: 217-328-3870; Web site:
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: Middle Schools
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A