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Easyread

Introducing the Easyread System The Easyread System is a new way to learn to read, using trainertext visual phonics. For many years there has been a battle between conventional phonics and the whole word approach to literacy. Both get some success, but do not work for...

COOT Survey

Download the Emotion Survey Questions The emotion survey we use in the system is called the COOT survey. It has been widely used in child psychology and so has well known data profiles. We originally included it as part of an academic study, but we regularly received...

Fixing Blending Difficulty

How to fix blending difficulty Blending difficulty can make learning to read so much harder for strugglers. What do we mean by "blending"? When you decode, or sound out a word, you then have to blend those sounds together to form the whole word. So /k/ /uh/ /d/...

Training for Facilitators

Registering a Facilitator Each adult supporting a learner on DM Easyread should be registered on the system through the link below: Training For Facilitators It is essential that each facilitator supporting a learner on DM Easyread has done the training videos we...

Games and Exercises

TrainerText Creator Generate TrainerText words from plain English.   TrainerText Creator Type Race Type Race is a keyboard tutoring system, which will make the keyboard a lot more familiar in structured lessons: Type Race Nonsense Word Reader Some children find it...

manualsandtraining

Easyread Training Zone Online Training Ideally, everyone helping a learner progress on the Easyread System should have completed our Personal Training System. You need to be registered in the system as a facilitator in order to appear in the training zone. How...

Technical First Aid

    Fixing Technical Problems Like any computer program, Easyread can have glitches. We can help you sort those, but the quickest is often to use the instructions below to fix them for yourself. Here is a quick summary of what to do: 1) Part of the system is not...

Useful Stuff

Parenting information Information for foreign parents bringing up children in the UK Language Delay Network Site Education information TES Teaching Resources Mathletics maths help Maths Whizz maths help Touch typing course for kids Dyslexia information Beating...

Find an Audiologist

Find an Audiologist for APD Diagnosis We have compiled a list of audiologists who can do assessments and diagnosis for auditory processing disorder (APD). There may be others in your area - so do Google if you don't see one listed nearby. UNITED STATES OF AMERICA...

DM Easyread Printable Resources

1) DM Trainertext Images Card Set: Card Set Instructions: print the images out, cut them into cards and then see which your learner knows and doesn't. Sort them into two piles ("known" and "unknown") and then focus on the ones you don't know, by going through them...

Fun with Phonics

How to help a child to learn to read, by making phonics fun Having fun with phonics is important. Anything you learn is easier if it is fun because boredom is death to education, especially with the young. Reading is so important that we need to do everything we can...

Phonic Deafness

Phonic deafness of the visual learner This is the big one. Most visual learners find learning to read very hard and 80% of children "diagnosed" as dyslexic are in fact visual learners who have not grasped phonics. The reason is that they start by learning the alphabet...

Main Literacy Methods

What are the main methods for teaching literacy? Literacy instruction has several main schools of opinion with multiple strands within each. So this summary of each method below will always be an overview. You can click to read summaries of each: Phonics Real Books +...

Phonics Systems

What is "phonics"? Phonics is the teaching of reading by the connection of letter patterns (graphemes) to the sounds within a word (phonemes). While English spelling and pronunciation is very irregular, all text based on an alphabet is fundamentally a record of the...

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For 6 Years Old and Up

No more stress, no more struggles
and no more tears…