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How to Find a Spelling Program That Works

Are you wondering how to find the best spelling program for your child? If so, read on—this post is for you!

There are many factors to consider when evaluating a spelling program. But if you’re looking for a spelling program that works, it may be best to begin by considering what doesn’t work for most kids.

Click to download How to Evaluate a Spelling Program Quick Guide

10 Things That Do Not Work

  1. Relying on time wasters and page fillers
    Workbooks filled with activities like crossword puzzles, word searches, or writing the spelling words X number of times waste valuable teaching and learning time.

  2. Teaching “rules” that aren’t true
    For example, many kids are taught that “when two vowels go walking, the first does the talking.” But did you know there are actually more words that don’t follow this “rule” than words that do?

  3. Relying only on visual strategies (or only on phonics)
    There are four important spelling strategies (phonetic, rule-based, visual, and morphemic), but the vast majority of spelling programs ignore three out of the four strategies.

  4. Teaching all the spellings of a sound at the same time
    For example, the sound of long A can be spelled A, AI, AY, EY, EIGH, EA, and more. It’s overwhelming to attempt to learn all the possible spellings at once. (Do this instead.)

  5. Teaching spelling as part of the reading program
    Instead of being taught as its own subject, spelling is often tucked in as part of the reading program alongside grammar and writing. Here’s why that doesn’t work.

  6. Teaching blends as separate units
    Some examples of consonant blends are STR, PL, SM, THR, and BR. If a child is taught the basic phonograms, he can segment words and easily spell the blends by sounding them out.

  7. Relying on copywork to teach spelling
    Copywork is good for many things (such as improving handwriting and internalizing grammar and style), but it lacks the direct spelling instruction that many children need.

  8. Ignoring the need for review
    If there is no consistent review, a student will forget a large part of what he is taught, which is frustrating for you and your child.

  9. Assigning lists of random, unconnected words
    Random spelling lists actually prevent many kids from learning to spell. Here are examples of spelling lists that don’t support learning.

  10. Skipping spelling instruction altogether
    More and more schools are choosing not to teach spelling. It’s not your child’s fault if he can’t spell if he hasn’t even been given a chance!

But as important as it is to know what doesn’t work, it’s even more important to know what does work.

11 Things That Do Work

Take a look at the list below. If the program you’re evaluating meets the criteria on this list, you can be confident that it will work!

Best spelling program is logical icon

Teaching through direct instruction
Your student should be told explicitly what he needs to know, following a logical order of instruction. He should not have to guess or figure out patterns on his own.

Best spelling program has no gaps icon

Lessons that are incremental and sequential
The program should start with the most basic spelling skills and gradually build upon skills the child has mastered, step by step.

Best spelling program is multisensory icon

Lessons that incorporate multisensory learning
In multisensory learning, the student sees, hears, and touches. This helps children learn through all the major avenues to the brain at the same time. Multisensory learning will increase your child’s motivation, helping him learn more and allowing him to succeed.

Best spelling program uses phonograms icon

Teaching phonograms
Phonograms are the building blocks of almost every word. When your student knows the phonograms and a manageable number of spelling rules, he can spell the vast majority of English words. Your student will be short-changed if he doesn’t learn the phonograms. Learn how phonograms work.

Best spelling program teaches spelling rules

Teaching spelling rules
Spelling rules show the patterns and logic of the English language. When the rules that govern the majority of words are known, the exceptions become clear and easier to learn. Read more about spelling rules.

Best spelling program teaches syllable types icon

Lessons that teach the different syllable types
Spelling becomes much easier when students can recognize the six basic syllable types in words. Download a PDF showing the syllable types.

Best spelling program uses review icon

Continual review that helps make spelling stick
It only takes two minutes a day to review previously learned rules and words, but the long-term benefits are well worth the effort. Read more about effective review.

Best spelling program uses dictation icon

Lessons that incorporate dictation exercises
Many children can write their spelling words during a lesson, but they often misspell those same words outside of lesson time. Dictation exercises allow your student to use his new knowledge in a practical situation, promoting better spelling. Learn how dictation exercises work.

Best spelling program is mastery-based icon

A mastery-based approach
A mastery-based program provides a foundation for long-term learning by placing your child according to ability rather than age or grade. A mastery-based program moves children to the next level only when they have mastered the current level, ensuring that there are no gaps in learning.

Best spelling program teaches spelling separately icon

Teaching reading and spelling separately
When reading and spelling are taught separately, your child can progress as quickly as possible in reading (which is easier for most kids) but take as much time as she needs in spelling.

Best spelling program is easy to follow icon

Lesson plans that are easy to follow
You have enough to do without trying to figure out how or what to teach! Make sure that the lesson plans are clear so that your attention can be on your student instead of on what to do next.

Choose a Spelling Program That Works

Is it possible to find a spelling program that works? Many widely known programs used in public schools, private schools, and home schools don’t work because they can’t check all the boxes above.

But All About Spelling does check all those boxes … we guarantee it!

But don’t just take our word for it! You can decide for yourself if All About Spelling will work for your child. Download our handy “How to Evaluate a Spelling Program” checklist and then visit the All About Spelling samples page to view the Scope and Sequence, Table of Contents, and a selection of sample lessons for all 7 levels.

Do you have questions about teaching spelling? Give us a call or drop us an email! We’re here to help!

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HrA

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Thank you for this great information! We are just beginning our homeschool journey.

heidi

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Great information! I’m excited to teach my kids much more effectively than I was taught!

Mary D

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Thanks for this list. As someone who was never taught to spell I didn’t know where to start with a spelling program. Luckily a friend recommended AAS after we tried two other programs (that committed many of the crimes on your list!)

Diane

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AAS is awesome. We finished 4 levels before my 6th grade son attended an online academy. It has been a phenomenal foundation.

Annette Bosveld

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I have used All About Reading and All About Spelling for our Learning Assistance programs for nearly 10 years! I love everything about them both but an extra bonus for me is that they are scripted and sequential and can easily be followed by an aide when working with children who have learning difficulties. The programs allow the aides to build knowledge and help them develop skills as well!

Robin E.

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What a great benefit to our Teacher’s Manual that I haven’t thought of, Annette! I’m sure it’s such a benefit for teachers that their aides can help more readily with students.

Becky F.

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My kids really benefit from the continual review in this program. We love All About Spelling!

Jerricca Schoch

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Because of using your reading program, my son has been excelling with AAS!

alisa

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My daughter is making great progress with All About Spelling.

Courtney

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I wanted a spelling program that TAUGHT spelling, not just gave a list of random words each week to have my child memorize. Since beginning this program, his spelling has improved tremendously, but even more important – his confidence in writing has improved as a result of his spelling gains.

Robin E.

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Courtney,
It’s exciting to hear that your child is gaining confidence! You’re right, that is so important! Keep up the great work both of you.

Leah

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I love AAS. I was nervous about homeschooling & teaching spelling since I was never a great speller & really shied away from the language arts & studied mostly math & science. For the first time in my 38 years of life I am beginning to understand spelling!! My daughter also loves AAS. She’s always super excited to do it & learn more spelling rules.

Robin E.

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Leah,
I had a similar experience! I have always would rather do a geometry proof than try to spell something like acronym (had to look that up just last week, sigh), but All About Reading and All About Spelling have made me feel like I could master English to the same level. t

It’s great that AAS is working out so well for you and your daughter. 😊

Judy Johnson

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Love this program. We completed AAR level 2 before starting, and it has worked so well!

Adam

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All About Reading and Spelling have been a tremendous help to our family. It has aided in their learning and development in great ways.

Gail Timmer

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I can’t share this but every primary teacher needs to read those ten things that don’t work! Too many times have I seen my struggling kids bring along their spelling list so that I can help them. Ten things that don’t work, all in one list, and then give that to a dyslexic learner 😢

Ainslee C

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AAS has been such a gentle yet effective method of teaching spelling.

Christiana Dahlberg

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We have been having good progress with AAS!

Sara

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This was so helpful in helping to sort what’s important to teach! Thanks for the good advice !

Christy S.

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Thank you! We are loving AAS, a wonderful improvement from the program we switched from.

Kari

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This looks like a good article. Thanks for sharing!

Tiffany

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This in’s a great article. I’m waiting for us to finish level one before commencing spelling, but I have AAS queued up and ready to go

Julie

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We are so thankful to have found All About Spelling!!

Winnie

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Super helpful- thank you.

Bethany

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Thank you for this information.

Dawn Wingard

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I absolutely love using the All About Spelling program with my boys at home. It is very momma-friendly :)

Heather F

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My kids are in public school now, but apparently the school is not doing a good job teaching spelling. So I guess that’s up to me!

Katie H

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This was really helpful!

Stephanie Hickox

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We started All About Spelling and All About Reading this year, and I am so pleased! The way the spelling program demystifies the English language is wonderful!

Sami Sloboda

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My boys are loving the program and I love seeing them finally “get it.” They are finally hearing the phonemes and seeing the patterns.

Tammy Byrne

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Good advice!

I really appreciate this information. I will do the checklist and go from there. Thank you!

Jessie Robles

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Love that this can work for any age learner!

Vanessa M Hecker

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We love All About Spelling! And knowing all this is very helpful!

Traci

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Good information…thank you.

Vanessa Wadsworth

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Love All about Reading! I’m sure we’ll love All About Spelling as well!

Sonia Norvell

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Thank you All About Reading! My two kids love using your program! And I love that I can just open it and begin teaching.

Mitzi

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This program “clicked” for my eldest daughter. Thank you!

Heidi Nelson

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I have heard so many good things about this program. My daughter is dyslexic and really struggles with reading and spelling. I am very excited to try this program with her.

Robin E.

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Heidi,
Let me know if you have any questions or need any help as you get started. 😊

Rebekah

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Thank you for this post. I have some children who get very frustrated with spelling. Can’t wait to try your program.

Jaclyn

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These were such great tips for a homeschooling newbie like myself. Thank you!

Jennifer Keene

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Love AAS! It has made a huge difference in our homeschool!

Jamie M

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We love AAS! It has been a huge help to my third grader. The use of spelling rules and working to master each rule has really improved his spelling.

Sandie

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Our school had been looking for a spelling program for over twenty years! This may be it.

Robin E.

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Sandie,
I’d love to help you with any questions you may have. We have a blog post that may help your school with more information as well, 12 Reasons Teachers Love All About Reading and All About Spelling.

Bryn Hottman

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Thanks for this list! Didn’t know that about the spelling rule!

Heather

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My 3rd grade son is finally learning to spell using your program. Can’t say enough good about the way it works with the way his brain is wired.

Amy Hillman

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I am grateful for you on a weekly basis…..these programs are amazing. They are a gentle of a dissection of reading and spelling…

Elizabeth

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Very helpful; thanks!

Stacy

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I am so thankful for mom’s like you who are willing to invest in not only your own children, but our children as well. Thank you for sharing your research with us.

Robin E.

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Aww, your welcome, Stacy! I know Marie feels blessed to be able to help others as she has.

Love, love, love your programs. I teach from Susan Barton’s Reading & Spelling program for my remedial students, but find your program fits nicely with it and gives my students a bit of a change from the routine of the program

Kristi Campbell

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I am hoping to use this program for my son

Bridget Mclaughlin Cole

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This sounds amazing!

Pamala

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Hoping to get this program for my daughter!

Alyssa

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I LOVE this program…its even helping me become a better speller as I teach my son.

Julia

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Thank you! A lot of interesting and useful information.

Johanna

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This looks like an amazing program! I’m hoping to use it for Kindergarten for my daughter the coming year! Will let you know how it works out!

Robin E.

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I look forward to hearing how it works out for you and your student, Johanna!

Betsy

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So helpful. Thank you!

Abigail Pool

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This is an answer to prayer. I have a son struggling to spell. This gave me hope and how to”s of where to start!

Robin E.

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I’m happy to hear this was helpful for you, Abigail. Let me know if you have any questions about placement or anything else.

Robin E.

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Abigail,
I’m happy this answered your prayer. Let me know if you have any questions or need help as you get started.

Tami

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Thanks so much for this list. I’ve been using this program and still fall into some of the “don’ts” because of time.

Sky

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Such good advice and wisdom. I know some of it but needed to be reminded. Thank you AAS for everything!!!

Natalie Buchanan

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My child is struggling in spelling and reading I have tried many things, this program looks like what we need !

Kara Corder

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I am an awful speller and I have been nervous to teach my daughter but with the success we are having with AAR I’m actually looking forward to tackling spelling

Brandi Traylor

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I cannot say enough good things about AAS. My 11DD has Dyslexia, and this program has been the best program for us! Hands down! It’s one thing to teach the lesson and know they get it during that time, but to hear your child apply the rules outside of class time is remarkable. She was able to read a chapter book for the first time a few weeks ago!! I will continue to share what AAS has done for us!

Robin E.

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Brandi,
This was so exciting to read! I’m so happy that All About Spelling has been such a help for your daughter. Keep up the great work!

Robin E.

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I’m so excited by how well your daughter has been doing with All About Spelling, Brandi! Thank you for sharing this, and keep up the great work!

Brandi Traylor

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Thank you, Robin!

Marilyn Lane

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I love All About Spelling! It is thorough, sequential, and presented so that it is easily implemented.

Kathryn Baird

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I am glad to read this. We use your spelling program but I have been skipping review. This encourages me to rethink that.

Erin

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This is really good advice.

Lynette W

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It’s pretty cool to learn the rules behind the spelling.

Rose

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We are using AAR Pre-reading right now with 5 year old grandson and it is going well. I am sure we will want to get All About Spelling when he is ready for it. Looks great! Thanks so much for the information.

Julie

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This spelling program has helped my high energy kids actually “get it” in a fun hands-on way. Great program. So glad I found AAS!

Annabel

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All good points raised, thank you

Jamie Sarver

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We’ve started using AAR as are now in level 2! Thank you. I’m looking into spelling as well.

Kylie Kopp

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Thank you for the great information!

Juliana

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It’s good to be reminded that the reason we are homeschooling is to give focused, purposeful instruction… breaking free of the busywork that only serves to allow one teacher to manage 20 students at once.

Kate

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Great ideas Thanks!

Gloria

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Love the books

Nicole

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My 10 year old has dysgraphia and struggles with spelling. I finally decided to take matters into my own hands and we started All About Spelling a couple weeks ago. It’s too early to tell how his spelling will improve but the program is structured logically, gives me all the information I need to teach him and most of all he actually doesn’t mind doing the lessons, he even kind of enjoys them. That alone is a great success because getting him to work on his spelling and practicing was always a huge struggle.

Robin E.

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Nicole,
I love that your student is open to the lessons, and even kind of enjoys them! That’s a great sign especially with an older student that has struggled!

I’d love to hear how things progress over time. Please let me know if you have any questions or need help as you move through the steps.

I have been homeschooling for 25 years and I just stumbled across this spelling curriculum ! I am using this curriculum with 6 soon to be 7 next year children in our home! Spelling has never gone better! Spelling honestly used to be a very challenging thing for me to teach and for my children to grasp! My children do not dread sitting down for spelling any longer and they are finally able to get it! My 12 yr old who just couldn’t figure out reading has now become a veracious reader and it’s only been 4 months of using all about spelling!!!! I started him in the beginning book and he has flown through the first 2 and is already in the 3rd! I am so thrilled! The lesson plans are short and simple and get the job done better than any other curriculum I have ever used. Oh ! Where have you been all about spelling ? It’s a shame I just stumbled upon it! But I am thankful to have you now.

Robin E.

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Gina,
I’m so pleased that All About Spelling has made such a difference for you and your children. I’m especially excited about the progress your 12-year-old has had! Thank you for sharing this.

Shannon Snyder

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I really liked the “Don’ts” section and the recommended programs. A nice resource to share with classroom/content-area teachers.

Jenny

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I love the whole “All About….” series! Thanks for a very detailed review of the Spelling program.

Dezari

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Great tips, thanks!

Jenn A

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Thank you for these helpful tips! We love AAR and plan to start AAS soon.

LeAnn

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As an early reader and strong speller myself, and my first child being the same, I didn’t know what to do when my second child turned out to be dyslexic. AAS helps me teach him the way he learns best.

Donna

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We love AAS!

Angie

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This is the only spelling program that helped my son improve his spelling. When we did other programs he would do well during his spelling test/activities but then misspell everything later. He very much appreciated understanding the rule behind the spelling.

JILL

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We love All About Reading!

Shawnte

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We have tried many spelling curricula but we always come back to AAS.

Tracy

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I am so thankful that a friend recommended AAS! My daughter is learning so much and so am I!

Julia Middleton

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Dividing Reading & Spelling into 2 SEPARATE subjects has really helped take some of the confusion out of our homeschool! My son was able to complete AAS Level 1 with minimal difficulty & this has boosted his confidence!

Rachel Samples

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AAS has helped me become a better speller as an adult.

Emily

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We love AAS!

Judi

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Thank you for all of the information.

Crystal

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I appreciate these tips, there are so many things I don’t think of!

Cindy

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Would really like to know more about your Spelling program. It does make sense. Thank you.

Heather

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I wish I would have learned any type of rules for spelling and reading as a child. I’m sure it would have made a much more positive experience for me. My son and I enjoy All About Reading level 1 and soon will start level 2.

Natalie

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This program is changing our lives! My son missed key phonics in 1st grade, and now in 4th no one could or would go back to help him. I was trying but doing it all wrong. Then a miracle happened- his grade took a break in spelling this year, and a friend who just started homeschooling her girls posted this program! It was the perfect time to just start from the beginning! There is no stress, no tears- we really had nothing to to loose for giving it a try… just everything to gain. He CAN spell, and he knows that now!

Robin E.

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I’m so happy that All About Spelling has helped your son become a speller, Natalie. My daughter was 4th grade when we started AAS 1 because she was struggling so much, and now she is in college and I sometimes ask her for help in spelling a word!

Nicole

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Love this!

Megan

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NIce program! Liked your description!

Julie H

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All About Reading worked like a miracle for my reluctant reader. Now it’s time to tackle spelling:) I’ve just got to try All About Spelling!

M. B.

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My son loves this spelling program! Thank you!

Jenny M

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I think AAS is going to make learning spelling an easy and non stressful experience for my whole family. Thank so much for developing it!

Ann Lee

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The only spelling rules you need to learn are the phonogram rules. Thank you, AAS for packaging the truth about the English language.

Tonya Willoughby

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Thank you all so much for doing the leg work and developing a much needed spelling program for our children!! (I’m even learning some too)
Your customer services is amazing and there are so many ways to get help! Thank you from a loyal customer!
Tonya

Robin E.

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Awww, you’re welcome, Tonya. And thank you for being such a great fan!

TARA ROMERO

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These are such helpful tips.

Anna M.

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Wonderful Tips!

Bette

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I would love a chance to win $100 towards lessons for older learners.

Lata Srinivasan

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This is very detailed information. Thank you!

Valerie

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I look forward to working with this program! The incremental teaching style and the approach using phonograms makes perfect sense!

Parul

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Great program, my daughter is flying through kindergarten after I used AAR and AAS with her over the summer.

Erin Ramey

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We are so glad to have found this program. My son thinks spelling class is fun!

Ashley

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AAR and AAS have done wonders for our boys! We highly recommend them!

Jennifer Hern

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Great information – Thank you!

Johanna

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We love this program, it has worked great!!! My kids find spelling challenging but fun!!

Karen

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Love AAS just wished it incorporated the fun games that are in AAR. My son doesn’t come to spelling with the same enthusiasm he had for reading.

Robin E.

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Thank you for this suggestion, Karen. It’s a great idea! I’ve passed it along to our development team.

Tara

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Just started all about spelling TODAY with my daughter, loving it already and so excited for her!

Jamie pease

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So much awesome information! Thank you!

Leslie

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I learned a lot. Thanks.

Kristy Shacklett

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I absolutely love All About Spelling and so wish that I had found it earlier! My older kids (who did not use this program) grumble when they hear their younger siblings working on their spelling. I’ll even have the younger ones teach the older kids what they are learning. We all have learned a lot and are so thankful for this program!!!!

Robin E.

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I had a similar experience, Kristy! My oldest was 12 and doing fine when I found All About Spelling, so he didn’t do it. But I know he would have benefitted from it and he has made comments about not knowing what his siblings know about spelling rules and phonograms.

Amy Gardner

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Thank you for this!

Laurel

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Very helpful! Thank you!

Christine

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This is why I have loved the AAS program. It is helping me with my spelling as I teach my son. So thankful to have found this!

Tara

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This is my first year and so far it’s been good.

Aubrey

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Good things to evaluate for my struggling speller!

JoAnna

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So insightful! This article leaves me with lots to consider.

Robin E.

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Let me know if you come up with any questions in your considering, JoAnna. 😊

Sarah Fortney

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I am so grateful to have a program that is so thorough and comprehensive! AAR & AAS are perfect for our family!

Christa

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We LOVE AAR & AAS!! I’ve recommended to anyone who asks what we use!!

Kara

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Yes to teaching for mastery! So much time is wasted when kids are shuffled from one lesson to the next without checking for mastery.

Great read! I’m excited to try this curriculum.

Joanna Martin

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So very interesting and full of tons of information! I can wait till I know all this info like the back of my hand!

Tara

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I am so glad I found this program. I use both AAR and AAS after trying multiple other programs. I recommend it to everyone.

Robin E.

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Thank you for the recommendations, Tara! 😊

Rose Ruhl

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+J.M.J.+ Jesus, I Trust in you!
I’ve been through a lot of spelling programs! I’m a homeschool mom of 12 and I could go out on the road and sell this program!
It is simply the Best!! Thank you Marie this program was an answer to prayer.

Robin E.

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I’m so happy to hear that All About Spelling has been an answer to prayer for you and your children, Rose!

Carrie

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Wow. No one wonder spelling didn’t click for my daughter until we tried your program. Everything we did was what you suggest not to do. So thankful we tried All About Spelling!!

Hillary

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Pretty sure I’m going to learn a ton from this as I’m teaching my son.

Ivy

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We are loving All About Spelling Level 2!!!

Karen

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I learned some things to improve my usage In AAS in this post thanks!

Katie

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Yes. These are great points.

Julie Vander Griend

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We just finished Level 1 and now we are ordering level 2!

Joyce

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I am researching different phonics, reading programs and am curious about other subjects even spelling. There are so many curriculums or programs that it can be confusing. I plannning homeschooling my granddaughter (currently three and half). Her parents are blind and would like to be involved.

Robin E.

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Joyce,
There are lots of ways your granddaughter’s parents can help her academically. One that comes to mind at this age is helping her learn to hear and manipulate the sounds of language. This is called phonological awareness and this blog post explains in detail what it is and how to help a child learn it. The blog post has games and activities to print, but much of the work is done orally.

Let me know if you need further ideas or have any questions as you do your researching.

Betsie

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Great information! We just started AAS level 1 this fall.

A phonetic, sequential approach to reading and spelling is tried and true!

Lora Sweeney

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All About Spelling has worked wonders for my daughter!

Sami

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Love the Spelling series. My boys are loving it and we see seeing steady improvement.

Beth Lechlitner

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Very helpful information

Megan

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Looking forward to starting AAS level 1 with my son this January!

Megan

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Looking forward to starting AAS level 1 with my son in January!

Julie

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Thanks for the tips!

Theresa

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Very interesting read. I never knew about wrong rules. I also was taught when two vowels go walking the first does the talking.

Beckie

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I just bought the level one spelling and I am so excited to start it with my daughter!

Patricia Rogers

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Fantastic tips!

Danielle Chodorowski

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This is very helpful

Janet

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Great tips!

Joanna VanZanten

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Great info!

Jamie

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Passing this info on to another family! Thanks!

Kim

says:

I heartily agree with the importance of review. I’ve been pulling a few cards from each of the mastered sections each day for review, but especially the word cards. Words that are easily mastered when we’re focusing on a certain concept in the lesson are not so easy several lessons later.

Robin E.

says: Customer Service

Kim,
I do this as well. It takes just a few moments to review 5 of the word cards from the mastered tab each day, but it helps my kids so much to ensure what was learned previously stays mastered in the long term.

Caroline M

says:

Sounds great! I have seen students forget their spelling words or not incorporate them into their writing.

Sara McClure

says:

YES! A thousand times yes! So thankful that we’ve found AAS!

Jan Strozer

says:

Thank you for encouraging incrementalism!

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