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Spelling for Littles

When you're learning to read and write, spelling can be a double-edged sword. It facilitates the learning process as your child internalizes the interplay between words and sounds. It frustrates your learner because nothing is spelled or pronounced consistently. Here's how to startAsk your child: How do you spell “HIT”?Break down the sounds /h/ -… Continue reading Spelling for Littles

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The Reading Process

As your child is learning to read, there is a huge interplay between sounds – letters – words – and sentences that is being learned and internalized. (Think: if you give a mouse a cookie) Words are made up of sounds Sound are represented by letters Letters say different sounds What I say is made… Continue reading The Reading Process