Foundations in Literacy

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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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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From the Field: My Experience with Phonemic Awareness in a Dual Language Classroom

Being a teacher these days is a challenge–a challenge that many of us accept and tackle with great passion because…

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Phonemic Awareness vs. Phonics

In 2000, the National Reading Panel (NRP) identified 5 components of effective literacy instruction: phonemic awareness, phonics, vocabulary, fluency, and…

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What are Phonological Awareness and Phonemic Awareness?

When we talk about foundations of literacy, three “PH” words often come to mind: phonological awareness, phonemic awareness, and phonics. …

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