Category: Every Child Can Read

Five Myths of Phonics – The Logic of English

Five Myths of Phonics This simple word, defined by Merriam Webster as a method of teaching people to read and pronounce words by learning the sounds of letters, letter groups, and syllables, has been at the center of an educational debate that has continued for over a century. The debate has been so fierce, some Read more…

National Research on Reading Instruction: A Fifty Year Summary

RESEARCH FINDINGS IN READING INSTRUCTION ARE SETTLED SCIENCE 1967 Learning to Read: The Great Debate, Jeanne Chall, Harvard University. Findings: A code emphasis tends to produce better overall reading achievement by the beginning of fourth grade than a meaning emphasis. At about the end of the first grade, meaning-emphasis programs tend to affect comprehension and Read more…

REMEDIATION PLUS READING CURRICULUM

THE REMEDIATION PLUS SYSTEMATIC READING CURRICULUM The R+ System teaches the 44 speech sounds in a systematic curriculum. Every lesson has direct instruction in hearing the phoneme, developing the phoneme grapheme correspondence and segmenting the phonemes from speech. We teach students that the grapheme of phonemes changes on placement. We also teach students the rules Read more…

Fundations – Wilson Language Training – St. Mary’s School – Melrose, MA

FUNDATIONS – WILSON LANGUAGE TRAINING – St. Mary’s School – Melrose, MA Beginning in kindergarten, a phonics program called “Fundations” of Reading is introduced and used through Grade 3. The St. Mary’s School teachers have been trained to use this program. This program provides children of varying learning abilities with a foundation for reading and Read more…

Logic of English – Foundations

LOGIC OF ENGLISH – FOUNDATIONS Logic of English™ Foundations teaches children age 4-7 to read real books without guessing or memorizing sight words while developing their writing, spelling, and language skills. In Foundations students gain phonemic awareness, learn to read and write the 74 basic phonograms, and increase reading fluency through structured but playful activities. Read more…

Spalding Education Foundation

Spalding Education Foundation Phonics is the gateway skill to reading and language proficiency for learners of all ages — especially for inner city, English Language Learners and dyslexic students. Writing the letters simultaneously with learning the sounds they represent reinforces the connection between sounds and print and aids retention,” says SEI Executive Director for Educational Read more…

Read Well – Voyagersopris – Research Evidence

All Students Can Read Well Read Well is an innovative K-3 reading and language arts solution that helps students build the critical skills needed to be successful readers and learners. The research-based program allows teachers to effectively target students at all stages of development. Through a blended approach of whole-class instruction, differentiation small-group instruction, motivating Read more…

Project Read

The Building Blocks of Language The Phonics curriculum by Language Circle Enterprises focuses on decoding, encoding, and reading comprehension strategies, using multisensory activities and direct instruction to present a systematic approach to phonics. Activities are specifically tailored to K-3 children and allow students to practice phonemic awareness, sound / symbol recognition, syllabication, word formation, sentence Read more…

Wilson Language Systems

Wilson Fundations® makes learning to read fun while laying down the groundwork for life-long literacy. Fundations provides children of varying learning abilities with a foundation for reading and spelling. It provides teachers with the skills and tools needed to present a structured, sequential, and cumulative phonics/spelling program using multisensory teaching techniques. Fundations thoroughly teaches the Read more…