January is a great time to assess where you are in your teaching and to chart a course to finish the school year well. In a five-part video series, I will walk you through the process of setting goals that relate to teaching with Spell to Write and Read. Please get out some paper, and join me for these sessions.
“I know penmanship is important, but how does it tie into phonics instruction?”
English is a phonetic language. That means that the letters and groups of letters in words represent the sounds of our speech. When a child is taught to instantly recognize and to write the symbols (alphabet letters) that represent the sounds in his language, he can master the code we call written ...
Have you heard the term “scaffolding” before in regards to teaching? In education, this term refers to a variety of instructional techniques used to move students progressively toward stronger understanding and, ultimately, greater independence in the learning process.*
Let’s explore how the SWR teacher helps students move through the process of learning a new word to being able to recognize it while reading ...
Let’s review some of the great helps that are in your Spell to Write and Read Core Kit that you might have overlooked. I remember when I first got started, I didn’t know where to read first. I didn’t even read the back of my phonogram cards! I missed so much because I didn’t take it step by step.
We offer our SWR and Cursive First users tremendous support — and now interactive videos?
Video support for Spell to Write and Read and Cursive First is now available on my Facebook Page. This is your chance to join me in a session, ask questions, and discuss the topics you’ve asked for…in the LIVE STREAMING format.