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Improve your Child's Phonemic Awareness

How to Improve your Child’s Phonemic Awareness with These Activities

Phonemic awareness is the ability to hear, identify, and manipulate the individual sounds-or phonemes-in spoken words. It is a critical first step in learning to read. These activities will help improve your child’s phonemic awareness. Word Search: Create a grid of squares on a piece of paper.  Write words in each grid square.  This game …

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Phoneme Awareness Activities for Parents to Use With Their Kids

Phoneme Awareness Activities for Parents to Use with Their Kids

If you’re looking for ways to help your child develop phonemic awareness, you’re in luck! There are plenty of activities you can do at home to support your child’s learning. Check out these phoneme awareness activities for parents to use with their kids. Sound Sorting: This activity is a great way to help your child …

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Games Your Children Can Do in Daily Life to Promote Phoneme Awareness

Games Your Children Can Do in Daily Life to Promote Phoneme Awareness

If you’re looking for ways to help your child become aware of phonemes, or the individual sounds in words, there are plenty of games your children can do in daily life to promote phoneme awareness.  Below are a few examples: Tongue Twisters: This game is a great way to help children identify different sounds and …

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Phoneme Awareness letter sounds

Phoneme Awareness letter sounds: More Games for Parents to Use with their Kids

Phoneme Awareness letter sounds: More Games for Parents to Use with their Kids Phoneme awareness is the ability to identify and manipulate the individual sounds, or phonemes, in spoken words. Phoneme awareness is a key building block for success in learning to read. These games can help parents work on phoneme awareness with their kids …

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Phoneme Awareness (letter sound[s]) Games for Parents to Use with their Kids

Phoneme Awareness letter sounds: Games for Parents to Use with their Kids

Phoneme Awareness letter sounds: Games for Parents to Use with their Kids. Most parents are familiar with the basic building blocks of reading – the alphabet. But did you know that there are smaller units of sound within each letter? These are called phonemes, and they are the key to helping your child become a …

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How to Help Your Child Learn Phoneme Awareness

How to Help Your Child Learn Phoneme Awareness

How to Help Your Child Learn Phoneme Awareness Like all buildings, they get their strength from their foundation.  This allows for the many floors of a building to be added.  Just as in architecture, literacy success relies upon a ‘strong foundation.’   In literacy, this foundation is called ‘phoneme awareness.’  This is the ability to hear …

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Should Reading Technology Only Be Used As a ‘Supplemental’ Tool For a Child’s Reading Success

Should Reading Technology Only Be Used As a ‘Supplemental’ Tool For a Child’s Reading Success?

Should reading technology only be used as a ‘supplemental’ tool for a child’s reading success?  To answer this question, we should to look at both sides of the argument. What is most important is that parents and educators make the decision based on what they feel is best for the individual child. The pros of …

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The Role of Speech-Recognition Technology In Programs of Literacy Instruction

The Role of Speech-Recognition Technology In Programs of Literacy Instruction

The role of speech-recognition technology in programs of literacy instruction. Speech-recognition technology has been shown to be an effective tool for literacy instruction. The technology allows students to receive immediate feedback on their reading aloud, which can help them to improve their fluency and comprehension skills. In addition, speech-recognition technology can be used to provide …

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Traditional Classroom Skill Instruction in Reading v. Online/Edtech Applications

Traditional Classroom Skill Instruction in Reading v. Online/Edtech Applications?

Traditional classroom skill instruction in reading v. online/edtech applications? There is no one answer to whether traditional skill instruction or online/edtech applications are better for reading instruction. It depends on the needs of the individual students and what will work best for them. Some students may benefit from the structure and discipline of a traditional …

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Can e-Reading Technology Be Useful In Closing the Skills Gaps In Literacy?

Can e-Reading technology be useful in closing the skills gaps in literacy? The answer is a resounding “yes!” E-reading can be a helpful tool in addressing literacy skill gaps. In fact, e-reading can level the playing field for all learners, regardless of their background or previous experience with reading. Here’s how it works: e-reading allows …

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