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Ginger Provides a Positive Writing Environment for Students2009-09-09
According to the National Institutes of Health, dyslexia is the leading cause of reading failure and students dropouts in the United States. In addition, research shows that English language learners are at a greater risk of dropping out of school than minority students whose native language is English. Ginger empowers all students to dramatically improve their written communication, including those who have learning difficulties such as dyslexia, and students who are English language learners.
Ginger Software Update2009-08-07
I have been following the development of Ginger Software for the past couple of months and wanted to let you know that a new version is available at their web site. Ginger Software is a very innovative spelling correction tool that works with Microsoft Word and well as with Outlook. Students can do their writing in Microsoft Word and with a click of the F2 key bring up the Ginger Software application.Read more
Text correction co Ginger raises $3m2009-01-25
Ginger Software Ltd.has raised $3 million from private Israeli and US investors. The company will close the financing round in a few weeks, when it receives the final $500,000.Read more
'Too bee by the see'2008-09-16
Extract from an article in Issue 12, September 29, 2008 of The Jerusalem Report.Read more
Cn u cee wot is rong wiht this sntenc? Most of us have become accustomed to relying on computerized spell checkers to catch and correct spelling errors - and consider them a godsend compared to the alternative: leafing through a dictionary. But standard spell-checkers leave much to be desired...
Write on, dood2008-07-25
Spell-checking software can catch typos. But write a sentence like “Eye wood hate to be a bad spiller,” and your word processor signals all clear—because each word is correctly spelled. Now Ginger Software, an Israeli startup, claims it is creating an English-language program that will fix spelling errors in one click based on a reading of an entire sentence. Most spell checkers look only at nearby words to alert writers to misusage (“their” for “there,” say). A truly contextual checker would be “a big deal,” says Daniel Kies, a linguistics professor at College of DuPage in Glen Ellyn, Ill., who follows advances in spell checkers. It would also require lots of computer memory, a problem Ginger says it will solve by leaving the heavy lifting to its server, which the software will access when in use. Currently the program focuses on mistakes made by dyslexics, a major target market for Ginger...Read more