Dyslexia

How do you choose a whole school spelling program?? Let’s be honest, teaching spelling explicitly has kind of fallen out of fashion in recent years.   For a while there, we all got a little obsessive about writing composition. But word knowledge skills inform overall composition.   Some...

Phonemic awareness is the awareness of individual sounds in spoken words.   For example, ‘cat’ has 3 phonemes /c/, /a/ and /t/ and ‘six’ has 4 phonemes /s/, /i/, /k/, /s/. Having an awareness of individual sounds is critical for reading development, as it is necessary to...

Not sure what dyslexia is? Here are some short clips to help you better understand what it means to have dyslexia, and how it can affect people of different ages. What is dyslexia? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zafiGBrFkRM What is school like when you have dyslexia? https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=9&v=IEpBujdee8M What is it like for older learners? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bw9S226kE3c What...