Worried about your spelling programme or your underachieving students? The Reading & Spelling Made Simple programmes structured material is the answer. Principles Underpinning This Spelling Programme Spelling must be linked with speaking, listening, reading and writing. Children learn to spell, as they do everything else, in developmental stages. Children do not all progress at the same … Continue reading Understanding Reading, Spelling and Writing for Teachers
There are many benefits that we have seen and experienced with children and their parents, grandparents or caregivers while working with our literacy books and resources, including the following: 1. Greater Harmony Greater harmony can be achieved between parents and a child because the parents are more involved and hands-on. One of the most enjoyable, relaxing times of … Continue reading Benefits For You And Your Child
Q: My husband and I both work, so how do I/we find the time to implement the programme? Use a planning strategy which involves time 'slots' and 'helpers'. Much of the reading and writing work can — and should — be self-motivated by the learner. Give encouragement and supportive help, establish some firm time guidelines, and … Continue reading Parents Questions and Concerns
Ask the librarian for help in choosing books. Spend time discussing what books to choose. Read the blurb on the back. Skim through the book. Look at the pictures and size of the text. Borrow books that appeal to your children. (Forget the difficulty level for the moment.) Children Benefit From Three Levels Of Books … Continue reading Take Your Child To The Library Weekly
Empowerment The Reading & Spelling Made Simple programme and materials empower learners to solve their own learning problems by giving them positive, professional help in easy, progressive stages. It gives parents and caregivers the academic background required to teach their own children and learners. Material Costs Our programme and materials have been developed intentionally to be cost effective for families, … Continue reading What Is Different About This Programme?
Becoming literate is a lifelong journey, and there are some distinct stages to be aware of. Beginning (0 - 5 years) Becoming literate starts with learning to speak. A child will have a greater number of problems learning to recognise written words later on if they cannot say them correctly. Learning is always a social … Continue reading Understanding Reading, Spelling and Writing for Parents