Australian students to compete in online spelling bee

04/30/2012 | Age (Melbourne, Australia), The

A new online spelling bee competition, OzSpell 2012, has launched for students in Australia. Organiser Lili Hampel said the competition was started to address a decline in literacy in the country, which has been caused -- in part -- by students' dependence on technology. Students who participate will compete online, spelling words from a list of 2,500, prior to competing in a school-level spelling contest.

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