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Phonogram Jungle Bingo – A Fun Review Activity

Navigate the jungle and review phonograms at the same time in this full-color activity! But be careful–it’s a jungle out there!

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How to Avoid the Big Pit of Comparison

There will always be a huge chasm between your child’s current ability and the place you want him to be. We call this the “Big Pit.”

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How to Do Spelling Dictation

Spelling dictation is essential, but some kids struggle with it. Help your child succeed with 5 simple steps.

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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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How to Avoid the “Curse of Knowledge” as You Teach

When you attempt to teach your child, sometimes knowledge can be a hindrance. Surprised? It’s called the Curse of Knowledge.

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The Floss Rule for Spelling

Why do some words have a double consonant at the end while others don’t? Here’s the answer.

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Multisensory Teaching for Reading and Spelling

Multisensory Teaching for Reading and Spelling

Multisensory teaching can transform your child’s reading and spelling lessons. Here’s how.

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Using Quiddler Junior to Build Language Skills

Strengthen spelling, discover new words, and build vocabulary with Quiddler Junior!

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Improving Your Child’s Working Memory

Working memory is the ability to hold information in your brain for a short period of time, and it’s critical for learning to read and spell.

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Using All About Spelling with Older Students

Discover helpful strategies for customizing the All About Spelling program with teenage or adult students.

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The Orton-Gillingham Approach to Reading and Spelling

Discover the power of the Orton-Gillingham approach for teaching reading and spelling.

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How to Teach Alphabetizing

Alphabetizing is an essential skill that will help students in many day-to-day tasks both at home and at school.

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