Spelling

Why Copywork Doesn’t Always Work for Teaching Spelling

Here are a few things to consider before choosing to use copywork as part of your child’s spelling program.

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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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10 Tips for Reaching Your Struggling Learner

It can be scary when a child struggles to learn. Here are ten tips to help your child succeed in reading and spelling.

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Try Not to Moo – A Silly Phonogram Game

Review phonograms with this hilarious reading and spelling game!

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The Right Time to Start Spelling Instruction

What’s the right time to start All About Spelling? Here are some common scenarios and our recommendations.

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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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How to Teach Contractions

Give your child a solid understanding of how contractions are formed and what they actually mean.

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4 Spelling Strategies You Won’t Want to Miss

Explore the four most important spelling strategies: phonetic, rule-based, visual, and morphemic.

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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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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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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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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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