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Using Letter Tiles to Teach Reading and Spelling

Would you like to see how letter tiles are used in the All About Reading and All About Spelling programs?

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How the “Funnel Concept” Affects Learning

When you teach, you may assume there’s an unobstructed pipeline between you and your child. But there isn’t …

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5 Ways to Teach Rhyming

There are three stages of rhyming—hearing, recognizing, and producing. Find out how to help your child during all three stages!

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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 Teach Phonograms

Do you know how to teach phonograms? Don’t worry—it’s easier than you think!

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The Essential Guide to Teaching Compound Words

What do a milkshake, a mailbox, and a notebook have in common? Actually, nothing … except that they all happen to be compound words.

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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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Fun with Portmanteaus

Introduce your child to portmanteaus and open up a whole new world of fun with words!

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Overcoming Obstacles When Reading AAR Stories

When teaching your child to read, providing lots of reading practice is one of the most important things you can do. But sometimes things don’t go according to plan . . .

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Sight Words: What You Need to Know

If you’ve been teaching reading for a while, you’ve undoubtedly come across the term sight words, and you probably have some questions about them. Should you teach sight words? What’s the best way to approach sight words? Is it bad…

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Fun Ways to Develop Phonological Awareness

Help your child develop phonological awareness and learn how to nurture this important pre-reading skill!

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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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