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12 Reasons Teachers Love All About Reading and All About Spelling

12 Reasons Why Teachers Love All About Reading and All About Spelling

Did you know that All About Reading and All About Spelling are great options for the classroom?

Both programs are used in a variety of educational settings, including regular and special education classrooms in public and private schools. Continue reading…

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Hank the Cowdog Chapter Books

Hank the Cowdog - Chapter Book Reviews from All About Reading

Looking for a series of chapter books that includes a delightful mix of fun, mystery, and adventure? Get ready for a treat when you introduce your children to John R. Erickson’s Hank the Cowdog series.

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Multisensory Teaching for Reading and Spelling

Multisensory Teaching for Reading and Spelling

Using a multisensory approach when teaching reading and spelling can transform your lessons—for both you and your child.

Multisensory teaching doesn’t have to be difficult, as you will discover in this article. First watch this video and then read on to discover exactly what the multisensory approach is and how you can apply it in your lessons.

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Giveaway – All About Spelling Level of Your Choice

All About Spelling Giveaway from All About Learning Press

Enter to win!

This month you can enter to win the All About Spelling level of your choice, which includes a Teacher’s Manual and Student Packet! If you haven’t used AAS before, we’ll also include a Basic Spelling Interactive Kit to make sure you’ve got everything you need to succeed!

All About Spelling is a seven-level program. Based on the latest research, this award-winning program provides complete and comprehensive spelling instruction using a multisensory Orton-Gillingham approach.

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Gooney Bird Greene Chapter Books

Gooney Bird Greene Chapter Book Reviews from All About Reading

If you’re looking for a delightful choice for read-aloud time—or if your child is eager to explore a series of humorous chapter books—here’s one you won’t want to miss: Lois Lowry’s lighthearted Gooney Bird Greene series.

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5 Ways to Customize Reading and Spelling Instruction

5 Ways to Customize Reading and Spelling Instruction - All About Learning Press

Teaching a child to read and spell is not a “one size fits all” proposition.

Every child is unique. Consider for a moment all the things that make children different from each other. Does your child learn quickly? Or does he have special learning challenges? Does he have a limited attention span? Does he need more (or less) review to help concepts “stick”?

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Real Moms, Real Kids: Waiting for a Breakthrough

Real Moms, Real Kids: Waiting for a Breakthrough from All About Learning Press

Have you ever felt like your child just doesn’t “get it”? You push and you teach and you teach some more, but you’re just met with resistance.

A wide range of things can cause resistance when you’re teaching reading and spelling.

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Teaching Latin Roots with Word Trees

Teaching Latin Roots with Word Trees - from All About Learning Press

Many English words come from Latin roots, so becoming familiar with these roots will naturally make reading and spelling easier. But studying word roots is really boring, right?

No! At least, it doesn’t have to be. And Word Trees are my favorite way to teach words derived from Latin roots—and make it engaging to boot!

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What Happens after All About Reading?

What Happens After All About Reading - from All About Learning Press

If your child has recently finished All About Reading, my first piece of advice to you is to celebrate! Have a piece of cake. Call up Grandma and Grandpa. Take the rest of the day off and go to the park.

And of course, don’t forget to document this milestone and send us a photo! It makes my day when we hear from kids like Katie who complete our program!

The accomplishment feels fantastic, doesn’t it?

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The Best of 2016: Blog Wrap-Up

The Best of 2016: Blog Wrap-Up

Thanks to YOU, it’s been another amazing year here at All About Learning Press!

Simply put, we love serving you. Your enthusiasm for All About Reading and All About Spelling fuels our excitement for the mission of AALP—helping children learn to read and spell.

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Snowman Picture Books

Picture Books about Winter - Picture Book Reviews from All About Reading

When winter comes and snow piles high in the yard, there’s nothing better to do than build a snowman! This collection of sweet picture books will inspire you to create some wintertime magic with your preschooler.

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How to Build Your Child’s Vocabulary

How to Build Your Child's Vocabulary - From All About Reading

Vocabulary plays an important part in learning to read. For example, when a beginning reader sees the word dog in a book, he begins to sound it out. When he realizes that he is very familiar with the word dog, he reads it with confidence.

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