Teaching Tips for Consonant Digraphs

Two letters come together to make a different sound. It's a concept that can be tricky for young readers. But with imagination and some hands-on learning ideas, they can master digraphs.The Literacy Nest suggests making digraphs personal. Introduce kindergartners to Charlie who loves trains (Choo! Choo!), or Shawn, who loves quiet [...]

Our See Word Reading Story Plus Our Big Fall News!

Our story at See Word Reading,the learn-to-read app for kids, began when our founder Renee Seward's best friend's son struggled to learn to read. He kept mentioning that it was "the layouts" that made it difficult to read. Alarmed by the staggering statistics that link failure to learn to [...]

2019-01-08T16:12:31-04:00December 3rd, 2018|Learn-to-Read App, Orton-Gillingham Reading Methods|Comments Off on Our See Word Reading Story Plus Our Big Fall News!

Orton-Gilllingham Online Resources

As an Orton-Gillingham aligned learn-to-read app, we are thrilled to share an excellent resource. The Mayerson Academy has a completely online version of the Orton-Gillingham training. What Is Orton-Gillingham? In the 1930’s neurologist Dr. Samuel T. Orton and educator, psychologist Anna Gillingham developed the Orton-Gillingham approach to reading. This [...]

Check Out this Great Sight Word Activity from SaraJ Creations on Thanksgiving Mazes

Here is a great idea from blogger Sara at Sara J Creations. She shares a really fun holiday idea for seasonal sight word mazes. Check out her activity if your child needs extra work with: word families specific phonics skills and patterns vocabulary word foreign language words parts of speech [...]