Phonics

Alpha-Phonics: A Primer for Beginning Readers Review

Introduction Alpha-Phonics is a step-by-step, effective program which has taught a lot of children who are homeschooled to read. This includes older individuals who are also under the struggling reader category, as well as those who are dyslexic and those suffering from other reading related conditions. This book can be […]

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Starfall Phonics Review

Teaching your child to read through phonics is a process that is almost 100 years old. It breaks down word structure into letters sounds, so that kids can tell what other words are supposed to sound like. Even as an adult, if you see a word that you don’t know, […]

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Hooked on Phonics Review

You may have heard of Hooked on Phonics because it has been around for nearly 30 years. The program was developed when a concerned parent wanted to help their struggling student learn how to read. It’s designed to teach children phonics, which is widely-accepted as the best method for teaching […]

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Phonics for Adults

As a baby starts to learn how to speak, they start talking in small words and sounds. This is similar to what we know as phonics. These are different sounds that appear in words, which help us figure out how to pronounce them. If you’re an adult that needs to […]

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What Are Phonemic Awareness Activities?

Have you ever heard of phonemic awareness activities? If you are well-versed in the phonic method of teaching reading, you very likely know them already. These are activities that help children become more familiar with phonemes — the bits of sound that make up the words we know. Familiarity with […]

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Phonics for Reading

There was a debate that raged for several years over whether children should be taught phonics skills in school. The overuse of work sheets and phonics drills and the lack of exposure to engaging literature in class made many parents and researchers wonder whether time was being wasted on such practices, especially […]

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