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Phonemic Awareness in Older Learners

Phonemic Awareness in Older Learners

“The lack of phonemic awareness is the most powerful determinant of the likelihood of failure to read.” (Adams, 1990) For…

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The Reading Rope

As a Reading Specialist, I remember participating in many meetings and having conversations around students who were struggling with reading.…

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A Heggerty Love Story

“How do you teach phonemic awareness?” I asked my new team when I transitioned from teaching second grade to kindergarten.…

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Phonemic Awareness for Parents

Playing with Words: At-Home Edition

This school year has required parents, grandparents, and caregivers to be actively involved in day-to-day schoolwork as instruction has shifted…

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The Science of Reading

30 Science of Reading Resources

As educators, we are always learning and growing in order to improve reading instruction. It can be challenging to sift…

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Lisa Cook

Case Study: Lisa Cook from Mid-Ohio Educational Service Center

The Ohio Department of Education’s commitment to implementing literacy instruction that aligns to the science of reading has impacted classroom…

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Sound Walls

Why Make the Switch? Transitioning from Word Walls to Sound Walls

Word Walls: They’ve been around for as long as most of us can remember. I can clearly recall those hot…

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Global Books

Literacy in 2020

In classrooms around the country, you may find “Heggerty” written on a classroom schedule.  Teachers who use the Heggerty Phonemic…

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