New Online Spelling Program

We have redesigned our At-Home and Online Spelling Program from the ground up to be the most effective and efficient way to improve your child’s spelling skills. Your kids will learn how to spell words according to their phonetic patterns. They’ll start to identify that most words follow 8 simple spelling patterns. Your kids will…

10 Spelling Activities for Any Word List

Coming Soon — At-Home and Online Spelling Program with Phonics. Join the waitlist to be the first to know when the program is available. Spelling activities can make spelling practice a bit more fun and can help with spelling problems. As we learned last week, spelling problems can happen because of auditory and visual processing problems. These…

What Causes Problems with Spelling

Coming Soon — At-Home and Online Spelling Program with Phonics. Join the waitlist to be the first to know when the program is available. Many children and even adults have problems and difficulties with spelling. Spell check can often only get you so far. Sometimes spell check cannot even tell what word it is you…

Reading and Spelling: Decoding and Encoding

How are Reading and Spelling Connected? Reading and spelling are two sides of the same coin. In order to do one part well, you need the other part. In order to read, you need to decode (sound out) words. In order to spell, you need to encode words. In other words, pull the sounds apart…

Choosing the Best Dictionary for Students

Selecting the best dictionary for your students can make all the difference. As parents and teachers, we know the value of reference books like the dictionary and the thesaurus. These reference books help us to understand what we read, build our vocabulary, and improve our writing skills. As a teacher, I have a variety of…

Auditory Processing and Spelling

What is Auditory Processing? Have you ever heard a new word and tried to spell it? Doing this helps you to remember the new word. The task of reading new words is much easier than spelling new words. Reading words is the process of decoding. Spelling is the process of encoding. These are two sides…

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