Fixing Blending Difficulty

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...

DM Easyread Printable Resources

DM Easyread Printable Resources   DM Trainertext Images >> Card Set US >>¬†Card Set A4 Card Set Intstructions: print the images¬†out, cut them into cards and then see which your learner knows and doesn’t. Sort them into two piles...

Fun with Phonics

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...

Phonic Deafness

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...

Main Literacy Methods

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:...