Monthly Archives: April 2012

8 Keys to Phonemes Awareness Success

Reading time 1-2 mins. Want to develop effective readers? The Most Effective Phonemic Awareness Instruction includes 8 simple keys to success.  Start early.   Preschool or Kindergarten is best. Teaches a maximum of 2 phonemic components at a time.  More

8 Keys to Phonemes Awareness Success

Reading time 1-2 mins. Want to develop effective readers? The Most Effective Phonemic Awareness Instruction includes 8 simple keys to success.  Start early.   Preschool or Kindergarten is best. Teaches a maximum of 2 phonemic components at a time.  More

Quiz Time!

Do you know the difference between Phonics and Phonemic Awareness?  Let’s see! Can you identify which pictures show students practicing phonemic awareness and which are practicing phonics? Directions:  Study each picture.  Which students are practicing Phonemic Awareness and which are

Quiz Time!

Do you know the difference between Phonics and Phonemic Awareness?  Let’s see! Can you identify which pictures show students practicing phonemic awareness and which are practicing phonics? Directions:  Study each picture.  Which students are practicing Phonemic Awareness and which are

Phonemic Awareness – The Ugly Stepsister?

In some primary classrooms today there is a strong focus on Phonics instruction. I have seen numerous preschool and kindergarten programs that have swapped out phonemic awareness instruction for longer time on phonics, comprehension and writing. When talking with my

Phonemic Awareness – The Ugly Stepsister?

In some primary classrooms today there is a strong focus on Phonics instruction. I have seen numerous preschool and kindergarten programs that have swapped out phonemic awareness instruction for longer time on phonics, comprehension and writing. When talking with my