Uncovering the Logic of English

Denise Eide's multiple-award-winning book is an invaluable resource for anyone who wants to gain a better understanding of the English language. It explains the logical rules that underlie English spelling, explores the roots of America's literacy crisis, and offers compelling, hopeful, and vitally needed solutions.

Written in everyday language and designed for parents and students as well as educators, Uncovering the Logic of English: A Common-Sense Approach to Reading, Spelling, and Literacy offers real answers for English speakers, teachers, and learners worldwide.

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From short clips explaining the spelling of "crazy words," to Denise Eide's eye-opening presentation on the Logic of English, to a five-hour teacher training course, our free online videos offer a wealth of information for English teachers and learners alike!

Free Resources

Our goal at Logic of English is to make real answers about English and knowledge about literacy education that works for all students available to everyone. In addition to our free videos, we offer a variety of other free resources for students, parents, teachers, and administrators.

Simple downloadable PDF files, available in 5 different line sizes and 5 layout variations. Choose the format that works best for your child, download the PDF, and print! Click here.

A wealth of of tips, guidance, and answers about Logic of English curriculum, reading and spelling instruction, and why English words are spelled the way they are. See what's new on the blog or check out some of our most popular posts:

A chart detailing the 31 spelling rules we teach in Logic of English curriculum. These rules are a powerful tool for reading and spelling—combined with 74 phonograms, they explain 98% of the more than a million words in English!

A detailed chart of the 74 basic phonograms taught in Logic of English curriculum. Audio and video links allow you to hear and see the pronuncation of each sound.

A step-by-step guide to teaching spelling analysis like a pro, helping your students become fluent readers and spellers as they applying the phonograms and spelling rules to read and write words.

A great resource for the classroom or schoolroom wall! Use our free Word Wall templates to help organize your Word Wall by phonogram or by sound. Rather than listing assorted sight words to be memorized by rote, help your students think critically about the words they are learning and the different options for spelling a sound.

Click here to learn more about the reading education and linguistics research behind the Logic of English and our approach to literacy instruction.

Click here to read preliminary findings from schools piloting Logic of English in their classrooms.


A variety of instructional supplements, including flash cards, game cards, reference charts, apps, and more. Designed to accompany our curriculum, they can also supplement any reading curriculum you use. View our supplements.

Training and Professional Development

Our innovative professional development is now available online! Check out our Master Teacher Training Course and our many free online training videos.

Logic of English also offers occasional live teacher workshops and in-service trainings. Sign up for our newsletter to be notified about any upcoming live trainings, or contact us with any questions.


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