Posts written by Marie Rippel

Marie Rippel, curriculum developer of the award-winning All About Reading and All About Spelling programs, is known for taking the struggle out of both teaching and learning. Marie is an Orton-Gillingham practitioner, sought-after speaker, and member of the International Dyslexia Association. When not writing or teaching, Marie can be found riding her Icelandic horses.
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CH Is for Cheery Chicks

Here’s a great way to hatch some springtime fun in your kitchen! These little chicks are cute and delicious!

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How to Teach Suffixes

Give your child tools to master the concept of suffixes and excel in reading and spelling!

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How to Make Reading and Spelling “Stick”

One of your main goals is to make reading and spelling “stick” in your child’s brain. These techniques will help you accomplish that goal.

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Redwall Chapter Books Reviews - from All About Reading

Redwall Chapter Books

Are you looking for a classic series to add to your family read-aloud time? Explore the Redwall series.

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Auditory Processing Disorder: 10 Ways to Help Your Child

These 10 tips can help make lesson time more productive and enjoyable if your child struggles with an auditory processing disorder.

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A Handy Guide to Short Vowel Sounds

Intimidated by the idea of teaching short vowel sounds? Our handy guide will help.

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“Feed the Puppy” Alphabet Game

Learning the alphabet is an important step on the road to reading. This game is a fun way to practice the alphabet.

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

Real Moms, Real Kids: Waiting for a Breakthrough

Sometimes you need a breakthrough moment. Find encouragement in one mom’s inspiring story.

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Picture Books about Presidents

If your kids think history is boring, this selection of presidential picture books just might change their minds!

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Spelling Rules for Making Words Plural

Ready to demystify the spelling rules for making words plural? Our video and printable poster put these rules at your fingertips!

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Help! My Child Reads Too Fast - a blog post from All About Reading

10 Solutions for Kids Who Read Too Fast

Does your child read so quickly that he skips words or ignores punctuation? Here are 10 ways to help.

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How to Teach Open and Closed Syllables

Teaching open and closed syllables is a breeze with this handy teaching guide!

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