Grammarly -A Very Good Tool to Enhance Students' Writing Skills

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February 6, 2015
Good teachers know that marking an answer wrong teaches nothing. Students will make that same error again unless they understand why an item is incorrect. Grammarly is a web tool geared to bridge the gap between feedback and learning.

What is Grammarly ? 
More than a spellchecker, Grammarly is an advanced software program designed to enhance writing by offering error explanations for more than 250 grammar issues that it monitors. The program suggests corrections and assistance to cite quotations in order to help its 4 million users to avoid plagiarism.

How does Grammarly Benefit Teachers ?
Many teachers use Grammarly as a tool to quickly and accurately grade their students’ work. At the same time, Grammarly helps to verify the authenticity of documents by checking for plagiarism.

How does Grammarly Benefit Students ?
Most students realize the importance of writing error-free college applications. Grammarly detects errors and provides valuable feedback to strengthen theses and essays. Students can customize the type of correction based on document types, such as admission letters, reports, or dissertations.

How to Access Grammarly
Grammarly is a free Chrome extension that integrates with your web browser to check the grammar of online writing from emails to Facebook comments. Grammarly also has a premium version that includes:
  • More than 250 checks for sentence structure, writing style issues, and effective vocabulary suggestions
  • Customized-writing corrections for over 30 document types from student essays to a business proposal
  • A Microsoft Office Add-in for Windows