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How to Teach Schwas

Explore several strategies to help your children deal with words that have muffled vowel sounds in the unaccented syllable.

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The “No Gaps” Approach to Reading and Spelling

Most reading and spelling problems are caused by gaps in the curriculum. That’s why AAR and AAS teach with a “no gaps” approach.

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Segmenting: A Critical Skill for Spelling

Segmenting is a crucial spelling skill. It has unlocked the door to spelling for many kids—including older kids who have struggled with spelling.

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Thanksgiving Scramble – A Fun Make-a-Word Activity

How many words can you make out of the word ‘Thanksgiving’? This colorful Make-a-Word activity offers delicious holiday fun!

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The Kids’ Club Rule for Spelling

If you don’t automatically know how to spell a particular word, how do you decide whether to use C or K? It’s easy if you know the “Kids’ Club Rule.”

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Our Top Tips for Using the Letter Tiles App

If you need a few tips for using the Letter Tiles App, look no further! Check out our top 11 tips!

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Using Bananagrams to Build Language Skills

Make encouraging spelling skills and building vocabulary skills fun with Bananagrams!

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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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