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Something I’ve been asked a few times in the last couple of weeks by teachers as well as my homeschool mums or at home helper mums is “how do you teach spelling well?” or “how do you teach dyslexics to spell?”   This is not something I...

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...

Games that develop your child’s awareness of sounds (phonological awareness), listening and memory skills are essential to prepare them for learning in the classroom, and are a great way to beat car time boredom. These games are especially helpful if you suspect your child may...