You'll be happy to know that tenth graders can spell much better than third and fourth graders. At the lower grades, they are told to sound out words they don't know how to spell.
The people at work think I am totally nuts to bring a camera to work. For you, my blog readers, and only for you, I am willing to tolerate shame and ridicule! I have my morning break and lunch with the coworkers, but for the afternoon break, I like to go outside and take a walk, and see that the world outside still exists.