Categories
reading instruction methodologies

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, […]

Categories
reading instruction methodologies

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 […]

Categories
reviews reading instruction methodologies

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

Table of contents: Overwhelmed trying to find the best learn to read program? Why not all phonics programs are created equally?  At A Glance – Comparison Table of the Best Learn to Read Programs Learn to Read Program #1 Learn to Read Program #2 Learn to Read Program #3 Learn to Read Program #4 Learn […]

Categories
struggling readers phonemic awareness phonics reading instruction methodologies

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 […]

Categories
phonics reading instruction methodologies

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 […]

Categories
early reading phonemic awareness phonics reading instruction methodologies reviews struggling readers synthetic phonics

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 […]

Categories
reading instruction methodologies

Whole Word vs Phonics – Reading Wars! – Understanding the Differences between these 2 Approaches

Reading wars, Whole word VS. Phonics, whole language advocates vs. phonetics enthusiasts… Who would imagine that learning to read could be such a controversial topic? But sadly, it is! And I use the word SADLY for a good reason: Because the ones that normally pay the consequences of this disagreement are our children! In this […]