early reading

How to help your child who is struggling to read

Strategies for teaching phonics to struggling readers Teaching phonics to struggling readers can be challenging, but there are several strategies that can help. Here are some effective strategies for teaching…

Phonics and Assistive Technology

Ways Assisted Technology can support Phonics Assistive technology can be a powerful tool for supporting children who struggle with phonics and literacy. Here are some examples of assistive technology that…
Assistive Technology

Phonics Across the Curriculum

How to use phonics to support other areas of learning Phonics activities can play an important role in promoting literacy across the curriculum. Here are some ways that phonics can…
Phonics Across the Curriculum

Phonics and Different Learning Styles

How to support different learning styles Teaching phonics in a way that accommodates different learning styles can help all children succeed, regardless of their individual learning preferences. Here are some…
Different Learning Styles

Phonics and Multisyllabic Words

What are multisyllabic words and how can I teach them? Phonics is an effective method for teaching children to read and write, especially when it comes to decoding and recognising…
Multisyllabic Words

Assessing Phonics

Why assess Phonics? Assessing phonics is an important part of the reading process because it helps teachers and parents to identify a child’s strengths and weaknesses in decoding and reading…
Assessing Phonics

What Makes a Good Reader?

Why is Reading Important? Reading is important for many reasons, both practical and personal. Here are some reasons why reading is important: Language Development: Reading helps to develop language skills,…
Good Reader

Phase 5 Phonics

What is Phase 5? Phase 5 of the Letters and Sounds phonics program is typically introduced in Year 1 (the second year of school) in the UK and builds on…
Phase 5 Phonics

Phase 4 Phonics

What is Phase 4? Letters and Sounds is a phonics program used in many schools in the UK to teach children how to read and write. Phase 4 of the…
Phase 4 Phonics

Phase 3 Phonics

What is Phase 3? Letters and Sounds is a phonics program used in many schools in the UK to teach children how to read and write. Phase 3 of the…
Phase 3 Phonics