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Jul 17, 2012

Phonics

Children learning to read must acquire a number of complex skills that enable them to make the necessary links between the sound that words make and the way that they appear on the page. Phonics is one of the five...

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Jul 17, 2012

Kids Reading Tips

Getting kids reading is enormously significant to their entire education. Educators are very quick to stress that getting kids reading is the most important part of their schooling as literacy affects every part of a child’s learning, both in school...

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Jun 22, 2012

Synthetic Phonics – What is Synthetic Phonics?

Synthetic Phonics

What is synthetic phonics?

Synthetic phonics is a method of teaching where words are broken up into the smallest units of sound (phonemes). Children learn to make connections between the letters of written texts (graphemes, or letter symbols)...

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Jun 22, 2012

Learning to Read

Learning to read is a complex process that can be broken down into a number of steps. Each step requires considerable practice. Some children progress through these steps rapidly and with ease, but others take longer. Motivation plays a vital...

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