our spelling program we are using and do not plan on changing programs at this point but because I have dyslexics and because for some of my dyslexics spelling can, at times, be a major struggle. I often find myself reading more and learning more about spelling and programs and strategies and techniques for teaching spelling (sometimes referred to as encoding also).
I found this program and wanted to share about it. - How to Teach Any Child to Spell by Gail Graham. I am intrigued by it because after looking at some of the samples of the book it was very close, if not right in line with what I have learned about spelling. I had to get it, so I did.
Here is a link to see more and view the table of contents and read some excerpts which you might find very interesting and helpful.
Friday, June 17, 2011
I wish I would have had these when we first started out with this program, however, I was lucky in having been able to contact the authors of the series I was considering and by consulting with them was able to better determine placement for my younger son.
This program has been very successful for us with my youngest and so I thought I might share this information with others~ here is the link where you can find the placement tests for the LLATL Series.
* An update: Because this program has been SO successful with our youngest we are working this program as well for our teen as well. *
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