This is an age of technology which has made the mode of communication faster ones. People in this modern world are able to stay connected with each other practically at each and every point of time. However, as every coin have two sides so thus these news means of communication. The use of the messaging language and the twitter language had played a havoc role on declining the basic language and grammar skills among today's young generation. The means of texting is no doubt is a very swift way to communicate but is that what you want your child to learn?
What is the need for spelling teaching?
The teens of today's age are addicted to the matter of texting and chatting and often to save space they destructs and shorten the actually word. This may seem to be ok on the initial stages but prolonged exposure to only this kind of language can actually set back the language skills in your young ones. The proper step out of this situation can be only taken by the parents and the educational institutes.
The young minds are like the blank pages. When they are exposed to a certain kind of thing for a long period of time then that gets imprinted in their nature. The imprinted is then very hard to erase. That is why the children should be exposed to the proper kind of teaching of spelling and grammar from a younger age so that they text language doesn't get imprinted on their mind. A proper base will help them to stand erect in the future and a faulty base will make their whole life crashing down. Now, you as a parent have to choose which one you want for your loved kid?
The builders of a proper base
It is human nature to look for those ways which are short cut and it is no doubt that your kid will also do so when she or he will be exposed to the teaching of spelling or grammar. It is however, your responsibility to make them understand the need for a proper base on which they can build their bright future. Also, it is the responsibility of the parent to see to it that they themselves do not send too many text messages to their kids where words are destructed. This will prompt the young ones to take up the habit instantly.
When a child or a teen uses too much of these text languages then it really becomes difficult for them to switch back to the normal grammar. It also shows up in their normal writing and that again slows down their process of learning the proper base of the language. That also means that a decline in their ability to learn the proper grammar and the spelling. The teachers and the parents together can join hands to bring a student back on the right track and give him or her proper training on the grammar and spelling.
It is a very concerning matter that in this age of texting the ability of the young ones to present a proper grammar and spelling skills are decline at a rapid rate. The incorporation of the proper courses on grammar and spelling can however help in solving this problem.