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How to Use a Spelling Journal

The trickiest English words to spell are ones that include sounds that can be spelled in multiple ways. For example, /ā/ can be spelled ai as in plain, ay as in way, ea as in great, or with five other spellings.

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What next after Essentials?

Most teachers and students are excited by the information they have learned in Essentials and are eager to continue to reinforce the concepts as well as to dig deeper. As a result, a common question we receive is "Where do you go once you finish Essentials?"

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January 2014 Newsletter

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December 2013 Newsletter

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B and D confusion: tips for learning phonograms

Today an LOE teacher shared the following difficulty her student is facing: 

"My kindergartener is really struggling with differentiating the 'b' and the "d." We have tried the whole "bed" trick, but she doesn't seem to get it. At this point, she just guesses until she gets the right answer. Do you have any tips or activities that I can try to help her grasp this?" 

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October 2013 Newsletter

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September 2013 Newsletter

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July 2013 Newsletter

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April 2013 Newsletter

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Foundations B Is Here!

Foundations Level B has arrived and is being shipped now.

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