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

Snowman Picture Books

You’ll love this beautiful collection of snowman picture books! Print our downloadable library list and enjoy with your children!

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16 Ways to Make Practice Sheets Fun

If fluency practice starts to get you down, these fun hands-on activities are the perfect “pick-me-up!” Go ahead and give ’em a try!

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The “Pronounce for Spelling” Technique

When your child mispronounces a word, it makes it difficult for her to spell the word correctly. To the rescue: the “pronounce for spelling” technique!

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Buddy Reading with Your Child

Looking for an easy way to help your child develop reading fluency? Buddy reading may be the answer.

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Real Moms, Real Kids: How AAS Saved My Son with Dyslexia

Have you felt the desperation that comes from watching your child fail? You’ll be encouraged by this story.

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The Christmas Pack – A Reading and Spelling Activity Bundle

The Christmas Pack contains more than 35 pages of printable reading and spelling activities for kids of all ages and levels.

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How to Teach Homophones

Confused by homophones? You’re not alone, but this post can help!

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Favorite Picture Books for Christmas - Picture Book Reviews from All About Reading

Favorite Picture Books for Christmas

It’s the “most wonderful time of the year” and reading a few of these wonderful books together will make it extra special.

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10 Salt Trays for Fun Writing Practice

Are you ready to make it FUN for your child to practice letter formation, phonograms, and spelling words?

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Sight Words: What You Need to Know

In this article, you’ll find out how to maximize your child’s ability to successfully master sight words.

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Spelling: How Much Time Should I Spend?

Discover the answer to one of our most frequently asked questions about the All About Spelling program.

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Picture Books for Sports Lovers

This collection of picture books is exactly what you need to get your young sports lover off the field and into a book!

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