Phonics Myths

When two vowels go walking …” may sound like a believable rule, but common phonics rules aren’t always accurate! Get ready to bust some common phonics myths in this series of blog posts. Check out these common phonics myths and discover the truth behind them.

Phonics is a valuable tool for teaching children to read, but it’s essential to distinguish between genuine rules and those that might mislead young learners. Our blog series aims to shed light on these myths, empowering parents and educators to navigate the world of phonics with confidence.

Get ready to discover the fascinating reasons why some phonics “rules” aren’t as straightforward as they appear. From exploring the complexities of vowel combinations to understanding the impact of language nuances, we’ll uncover the real insights that can enhance your child’s reading journey.

We think you’ll be in for some interesting surprises!

Vowels A and I walking on a bridge

When Two Vowels Go Walking

Find out why this commonly referenced phonics “rule” is actually false over 60% of the time.

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Silent E: Teaching Kids the Whole Truth

We’re busting a common spelling myth and revealing the seven different jobs of the very versatile and multi-tasking Silent E!

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