Monthly Archives: September 2013

What the heck is that e doing in the word have?

Many teachers who take the time to teach spelling are confounded about how to explain why there is an e at the end of words like have or give.  Some can share with their students the fact that the “magic … Continue reading

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The Reading Wars

Another blast in the reading wars.  Click here to read an article in the Washington Post

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Layers of the English language

In a recent article published in IDA’s Examiner, Gina Cooke (founder of LEX: Linguistic-Educator Exchange) discusses how her approach to teaching language structure changed after working with WordWorks and Real Spelling and wonders if it is still considered “O-G”.  I too … Continue reading

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