Spelling

9 Ways to Keep Reading and Spelling Lessons Motivating - All About Learning Press

9 Ways to Keep Reading and Spelling Lessons Motivating

These nine tips will help you keep your child’s reading and spelling lessons motivating—starting today!

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The “No Gaps” Approach to Reading and Spelling - All About Learning Press

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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Encouraging Words - All About Learning Press

Encouraging Your Child

Using encouraging words may not always come naturally, but encouragement might be the key to your child’s success.

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How to Teach Phonograms - All About Learning Press

How to Teach Phonograms

Does the thought of teaching phonograms seem intimidating? Try these steps and discover how easy it can be.

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Spelling Lists that Make Sense (and a few that don't) - All About Spelling

Spelling Lists that Make Sense (and a few that don’t)

Many spelling programs are based on spelling lists, but most spelling lists really aren’t designed to help a child learn to spell.

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Using All About Spelling with Older Students

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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How We Teach Compound Words - All About Learning Press

4 Tips for 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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Spelling - how much time should I spend? - All About Spelling

Spelling: how much time should I spend?

Discover the answer to one of our most frequently asked questions about the All About Spelling program.

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How to Handle Spelling Troublemakers - All About Spelling

How to Handle Spelling Troublemakers

Troublemakers are words that are especially challenging to spell. Here are four ways to help your child master troublemakers.

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Word Families: The Pros and Cons- All About Reading

Word Families: The Pros and Cons

Explore our “thinking approach” to word families and find out how this approach increases confidence in reading and spelling ability.

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Pin or Pen? Solving Short I / Short E Confusion - All About Spelling

Pin or Pen? Solving Short I / Short E Confusion

Vowel sounds /ĭ/ and /ĕ/ can sound a lot alike. These tips can help your child discriminate between these sounds.

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All About Spelling - The Right Time to Start

All About Spelling – The Right Time to Start

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

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