On Winning (and Losing) the National Spelling Bee
The 2012 Scripps National Spelling Bee will take place next week. George Thampy, who won the bee in 2000, spoke with Education Next in an interview recorded two years ago.
For more on spelling bees, and other academic competitions, please see “Competition Makes a Comeback” by June Kronholz in the Summer 2010 issue of Education Next.
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