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All You Need to Know About R- Controlled Syllables (aka BOSSY R Syllables or R-Controlled Vowels)

R-controlled syllables is one of the six syllable types that we can find in the English language. In this blog  we have already covered open and closed syllables and silent e syllables, also called “magic e” or “bossy e” syllables. If interested, you can check our articles and videos about these other syllable types here […]

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Introducing the book How to teach a child to read from scratch step-by-step?/The Roadmap to Reading Success

We are really excited to announce that our guide “How to Teach a Child to Read from Scratch Step-by-Step?/The Simple Roadmap to Reading Success” is finally available for purchase on Amazon KDP. This books reveals a simple (yet very powerful) signature blueprint to turn a child into a successful reader for life! In this life, […]

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The Ultimate Guide on Consonant Blends: What are Consonant Blends? How are They Different to Digraphs? How to TEACH them? (or NOT to Teach Them??)

For a long time I have torn on the topic of how to teach consonant blends to kids… Should we teach our children these consonant blends or not? I have researched a lot on this particular topic, and have read arguments both in favour and against teaching consonant blends. It is really difficult to make […]

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Amazing Phonics Games and Activities You Need to Try Out- AT Home OR CLASSROOM Setting!

Are you looking for phonics activities and games? Then, you are on the right place! In this post I will share with you an array of powerful phonics games and activities to will help your children or students learn to read following the phonics approach. Hold your breath, because we are going to cover a […]

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What is Orthographic Mapping? Why is it SO Important? + Orthographic Mapping Examples!

TABLE OF CONTENTS: What is Orthographic Mapping? How Can We Do This Orthographic Mapping Process Successfully? Examples of Orthographic Mapping Activities Activity #1: The High-Frequency Words Game Activity #2: Using Orthographic Mapping  Principles to Practice Any Word Final Thoughts Orthographic Mapping Resources   Affiliate Disclosure: Some links lead to Amazon marketplace. As an Amazon associate, […]

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What To Look for in a Reading Curriculum? 5 Factors To Consider When Picking a Reading Program

How To Choose the Right Learn to Read Program for your Child… If you are looking for a reading program for your child and do not even know where to start, this article is for you! Today I am going to be discussing the factors that you should take into account when selecting a reading […]

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Which is the best phonics programme? – TOP Synthetic Phonics Programs to Teach Your Child to Read in 2022!

Feel overwhelmed trying to find the right learn-to-read program for your child or student? Look no further, you are on the right place! Our ranking of the BEST learn-to-read programs in 2022 reveals the top 5 (sorry, 6 in the end, as we couldn’t make up our mind between the last 2) and will help […]

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How to help struggling readers at home – 12 Important Questions to Reflect on!

In this post, we are going to cover a sensitive topic: how to help struggling readers at home. I am actually going to ask you to reflect on a few questions you should ask yourself before putting the label ‘struggling reader’ to your child. This is because in the answer to these questions, you may […]

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Sounding out words phonetically – How to Blend Sounds? AVOID this common mistake!

In this post, we are going to talk about sounding out words correctly, because this is a crucial skill for becoming a fluent reader. But, wait, before you even  start working on this skill with a child, he/she should be able to recognize the  the individual in words, also called phonemes. So, it is really […]

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Children Learning Reading Review – All You Need To Know Before Buying!

What will you learn of this review of the Children Learning Reading Program?  INTRO: Why did I get interested in the program? WHAT: What is Children Learning Reading? HOW: How does Children Learning Reading work? MATERIALS: What materials do you get with the Program? PRICE: How much does Children Learning Reading cost? BUY: How to […]