Creative Approach to Teaching Spelling: The what, why and how of teaching spelling, starting with phonics


Author: Kate Robinson
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1472930126
Category: Education
Page: 96
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A Creative Approach to Teaching Spelling will help teachers address the spelling targets of the new English curriculum and can also be used to support and enhance the growing range of phonic based spelling programmes currently used within schools. It provides a basic summary of the major developments in the teaching of spelling over the last 40 years and outlines current research and approaches. The renewed emphasis on phonic knowledge as a key element of all reading and spelling programmes is highlighted, as are those additional complimentary approaches to teaching spelling that are supported by current research. The games and activities will help to develop and embed children's phonological awareness, phonic knowledge and auditory memory.

The Really Useful Literacy Book

Being Creative with Literacy in the Primary Classroom
Author: Tony Martin,Chira Lovat,Glynis Purnell
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 0415431654
Category: Education
Page: 292
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Provides a collection of literacy units that follow the learning objectives of the Primary National Strategy.

Research-based Methods of Reading Instruction for English Language Learners, Grades K-4


Author: Sylvia Linan-Thompson,Sharon Vaughn
Publisher: ASCD
ISBN: 1416605770
Category: Education
Page: 183
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What can we do to help ELL students understand English? In Research-Based Methods of Reading Instruction for English Language Learners, Grades K-4, Sylvia Linan-Thompson and Sharon Vaughn provide over 60 field-tested classroom lessons for ensuring English fluency among young nonnative speakers. Each chapter focuses on research and activities in one of the following areas: *Phonemic awareness *Phonics and word study *Fluency *Vocabulary *Comprehension In addition to the many step-by-step activities and lesson plans, the book includes in-depth explications of linguistic concepts, a glossary of terms, and lists of relevant online resources. The sooner students grasp the principles of English language acquisition, the better off they are. In this book, you will find everything you need to get elementary-level ELLs reading--and learning--successfully in English.

Didaktische Kompetenz

Zugänge zu einer theoriegestützten bildungsorientierten Planung und Reflexion des Unterrichts
Author: Hans Berner
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9783258060330
Category: Teaching
Page: 293
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Early Childhood Experiences in Language Arts: Early Literacy


Author: Jeanne M. Machado
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1305544773
Category: Education
Page: 544
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EARLY CHILDHOOD EXPERIENCES IN LANGUAGE ARTS: EARLY LITERACY, Eleventh Edition responds to national legislation, professional standards, and public concern about the development of young children's language and foundational literacy skills by providing current research-based instructional strategies in early language development. Activities throughout emphasize the relationship between listening, speaking, reading, writing (print), and viewing in language arts areas. This text addresses the cultural and ethnic diversity of children and provides techniques and tips for adapting curricula. Theory is followed by how-to suggestions and plentiful examples of classic books and stories, poems, finger plays, flannel board and alphabet experiences, puppetry, language games, drama, and phonemic and phonetic awareness activities. Students will also learn how, as teachers, they can best interact with children to promote appropriate language development, and how they can create a print-rich environment in the classroom. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Write about Math


Author: Richard S Piccirilli
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
ISBN: 9780590674768
Category: Arithmetic
Page: 64
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Spark your students' imaginations and get them writing about math with more than 200 fun math writing prompts. The creative ideas included here will help you meet one of the NCTM's five goals-getting students to communicate mathematically. Writing ideas include poetry, bumper sticker slogans, literature response activities, and journal starters. For use with Grades 3-6.

Reading Disabilities

Diagnosis and Component Processes
Author: R.M. Joshi,C.K. Leong
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9401119880
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 344
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The present volume is based on the proceedings of the Advanced Study Institute (ASI) sponsored by the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). The Institute was conducted at the beautiful Chateau de Bonas, near Toulouse, France in October, 1991. A number of scholars from different countries participated in the two-week institute on differential diagnosis and treatments of reading and writing problems. The accepted papers for this volume are divided into three sections: (a) Differential diagnosis of reading disabilities; (b) Access to language-related component processes; and (c) Reading/spelling strategies. The other papers appear in a companion volume: Developmental and Acquired Dyslexia: Neuropsychological and Neurolinguistic Perspectives, also coedited by Joshi and Leong and published by Kluwer Academic Publishers. Several people and organizations have helped us in this endeavor and their assistance is gratefully acknowledged. Our special thanks are due to: the Scientific Affairs Division of NATO for providing the major portion of the financial support; Dr. L. V. da Cunha of NATO and Dr. THo Kester and Mrs. Barbara Kester of the International Transfer of Science and Technology (ITST) for their help and support of the various aspects of the institute; Mr. Charles Stockman and the entire staff of the Chateau de Bonas for making our stay a pleasant one by helping us to run the Institute smoothly. We also wish to thank our reviewers and the following people for other assistance: Christi Martin, and Xi-wu Fang.

Wie kleine Kinder schlau werden

selbständiges Lernen im Alltag
Author: John Caldwell Holt
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9783407228550
Category:
Page: 232
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Ausgehend von der Beobachtung des kindlichen Spielens erläutert der Autor, wie Kinder denken und lernen.

TEACH YOUR CHILD TO READ WITH MOVEMENT, FUN & GAMES


Author: Sharon Stansfield
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1479702498
Category: Games
Page: 160
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This unique reading programme has been developed after many years of working as an Occupational Therapist with children with Dyslexia, Attention Deficit (ADHD) and other reading and learning difficulties. It has been designed specifically for easy use by parents, grandparents and au-pairs, providing a progressive series of games which are fun to play and which take your child developmentally through the stages of learning to read. It can also be used by teachers and remedial teachers as a supplement to their usual lessons because it follows the correct developmental stages of reading. A major difference between this programme and many other programmes for reading is the emphasis on movement, rhythm and rhyme. Parents are often surprised that I encourage movement when teaching reading foundations. They are also usually pleased that at last they can stop the fight of trying to keep their child sitting still and focussing quietly while trying to practise his reading. Movement is fundamental to this programme and rhythm and rhyme are intrinsically linked to movement. The section on vestibular processing explains why I have found this to be so necessary and yet overlooked when teaching reading. In the introduction, I give the reader a brief overview of the underlying principles that have informed my approach. I also help the reader identify the developmental foundations that children need in order to begin to learn to read and understand how each developmental step prepares the way for the next. This is not an in-depth academic diatribe on neuro-development; it is an overview designed to inform and empower the reader to be able to get the best out of the programme. Indeed, I have found that when I empower parents this way, they usually go away to return with even better, more creative ideas and their children progress so much faster. Reading does not begin with the recognition of written letters and how they combine to make words. Children need to learn to become aware of sounds within words and to be able to separate sounds from each other. They need to be able to play with sounds. They also need to recognise shapes of letters and remember the sounds they represent. There is such a lot of learning that needs to be achieved before we can really begin a formal reading lesson. The games in this book start at the early developmental stage of learning to listen actively to the different constituent sounds in words and to play with the sounds of words. These early games can be played in the park or garden since no books are needed. Young children who are not yet ready to learn to recognise written words can play these games and develop a strong base on which to build writing and spelling. The games then continue to follow the development of the foundation skills needed for reading until the last section of games, where actual reading is introduced. When the children reach the section of reading text, it is presented in rhymes that they have already learnt. This not only builds their confidence but also helps them to read with natural flow and tone. The ability to recognise words in different fonts is also introduced at this stage. Each game is presented in easy to follow steps, like following a recipe. The main aim of the game is briefly described, followed by any equipment you might need and where you should play the game. Equipment is kept minimal and simple and most games are designed to be played in and around the home or garden. This makes it easy for parents and children to decide at any time to play a game, without much planning ahead. An illustration for each game makes it easier to find when paging through quickly and stimulates your child’s imagination and interest. At the end of the book a series of worksheets is presented. These are mostly lists of letters, phonic blends and words presented in large bold font and with some grading to develop your child’s ability to recognise letters and words in different fonts. T

Beginning with Braille

Firsthand Experiences with a Balanced Approach to Literacy
Author: Anna M. Swenson
Publisher: American Foundation for the Blind
ISBN: 9780891283232
Category: Education
Page: 213
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Beginning with braille provides a wealth of effective activities for promoting literacy at the early stages of braille instruction. The text includes creative and practical strategies for designing and delivering quality braille instruction and teacher-friendly suggestions for many areas such as reading aloud to young children, selecting and making early tactile books, and teaching tactile and hand movement skills. This book also includes tips on designing worksheets, introducing braille contractions, teaching the use of the braillewriter, and facilitating the writing process in braille. Chapters also address guidelines for individualizing instruction, the literacy needs of students with additional disabilities, and assessment of student progress in developing literacy skills.

The Literate Classroom


Author: Prue Goodwin
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136851542
Category: Education
Page: 224
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Now in its third edition, The Literate Classroom offers essential information and advice from leading experts about the teaching of primary English to students, NQTs and less confident teachers of literacy. Presenting a range of refreshing and challenging viewpoints from experienced classroom practitioners, this book describes how the theory behind key areas of literacy teaching can be transformed into realistic learning experiences within the classroom. Split into five sections, this book outlines effective measures in inspiring children to become confident with all aspects of literacy through speaking and listening, creative approaches to reading and writing and new experiences with poetry and drama. This fully updated edition includes: shared and guided reading and writing guidance on literacy teaching with EAL pupils comprehension through response to children’s literature working with drama, ICT, poetry and language study new chapters on speaking and listening, reading aloud to children and children’s development as independent readers. This accessible and informative collection is a must-have for all trainee and practising teachers, as well as teaching assistants and support workers, looking to enhance literacy learning in the primary classroom.

Christian home educators' curriculum manual

elementary grades
Author: Cathy Duffy
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780929320052
Category: Education
Page: 328
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The premiere guide for choosing homeschool curriculum. For beginners or veterans, Cathy helps you wade through the curriculum jungle to choose what's right for each of your children. Reviews of hundreds of books, games, videos, computer programs, parent helps, and much, much more for all subjects.-- Learning styles: Cathy helps you determine each child's learning style, then choose methods and resources that fit each child.-- What your child needs to know -- what is typically taught at each grade level-- Which resources allow your children to work independently, which work best taught one-on-one-- Identifying and dealing with learning disabilities plus a list of consultants for extra help-- Testing: the good and bad of testing, different kinds of tests, where to get them, testing services-- Addresses, phone numbers, faxes, e-mail, and web sites for all publishers and distributors-- How to consolidate your shopping and save shipping costs

Research in education


Author: Educational Research Information Center (U.S.)
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Education
Page: N.A
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English 5-11

A guide for teachers
Author: David Waugh,Wendy Jolliffe
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317282795
Category: Education
Page: 330
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English is central to the primary-school curriculum and successfully mastering the basics has a significant influence on pupils’ ability to learn and achieve their future goals. Now fully updated, English 5–11 provides comprehensive, up-to-date and creative guidance on teaching English in the primary school. Each chapter provides the busy teacher with indispensable advice and guidance, as well as opportunities to reflect upon current practice in the classroom. Key areas covered include: ■ language and literacy development; ■ grammar, punctuation and spelling; ■ talk for learning; ■ systematic synthetic phonics; ■ fiction, poetry and non-fiction; ■ drama and creativity; ■ teaching in a multilingual classroom; ■ ICT ■ Planning and assessment. This third edition reflects changes in government policy and gives greater attention knowledge about language and is closely related to the changing curriculum for primary English. The highly experienced authors are former literacy advisors and have frontline teaching, school-management and teacher-training experience. This book will be an invaluable resource for all trainee and practising teachers interested in teaching English in an accessible, contemporary and dynamic way.

Fun-Schooling Spelling Journal - Ages 5 and Up

Teach Your Child to Read, Write and Spell
Author: Sarah Brown
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781519187895
Category:
Page: 204
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SALE! Normal Price $27.50 A homeschooling spelling curriculum that you and your child will love using! This spelling journal was created to be loved by creative and inquisitive children. "I was looking for something that would help my very distracted son when it comes to writing and spelling. I had heard about these books so I looked them up, I joined the Facebook page and began to see how many homeschoolers loved them. So I decided to purchase this one. I have never been so happy. My son loves the pages of the book, he loves walking around the house to find words to spell. This book has changed the way I think about homeschooling, it has given me a little more freedom and creative ideas. One of the best parts of this book is in the back there is a create your own comics, my son is a super big fan of comics so he is looking forward to working on these pages. Great for struggling learners." - Mani This spelling method is best for 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th grade, but with mom's help it can be used for children as young as five years old. the activity book can be used for Dyslexic children and children who are hyper-active, have ADHD or Autism. Struggling learners thrive with this method! There are 180 activity pages so that you can use one page per day during the school year.The method used is a unique approach for teaching visual thinkers who are artistic and intelligent, but may not be doing well with phonics and memorization. It has been said that if children can no learn the way we teach, we must teach the way they learn. That is why this book is so different from other spelling books! This book uses very creative ways of teaching children how to become naturally good spellers. Do not worry about correcting your child's work until they get to the part of the book where they are writing their own short stories. By reading their short stories you can identify all the words that the child has trouble spelling. You can teach them those words by having them write each one down seven times in different colors.Do not make any marks or corrections on the child's book, this is his or her spelling journal, and should not be damaged by grades, or marks. Celebrate everything your child shows you in this journal, and remember learning to spell is like learning to talk. Your child will have some very "cute" ways of spelling in the beginning, and all you have to do is play the COLOR GAME with those words, once the child finishes this journal. As the child works through the journal they may start by spelling some things very "creatively" don't worry! When you read their stories at the end of the book you will see that many spelling problems have "self corrected" because of all the spelling games and activities in this book. Spelling can be fun!The Color Game:There is no need to give a child random spelling lists. Just find out what words the child misspells and have them write their word 7 times on the Fun Page. Use a different color each time.

Teaching Systematic Synthetic Phonics

Audit and Test
Author: David Waugh,Ruth Harrison-Palmer
Publisher: Learning Matters
ISBN: 1446294846
Category: Education
Page: 136
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Can you demonstrate a clear understanding of systematic synthetic phonics? If you are training to be a primary school teacher you need to have, and to demonstrate, a clear understanding of systematic synthetic phonics to meet the Teachers' Standards. This companion text to the popular Teaching Systematic Synthetic Phonics in Primary Schools enables you to audit your knowledge, making you more aware of the subject and the areas in which you need to know more. In all chapters, self audits are accompanied by guidance on next steps for developing your knowledge. All chapters feature sections that link your learning to the classroom, showing you how to use your knowledge to teach phonics. Designed to help build your confidence and develop your knowledge of phonics, this text supports your development as an effective teacher of reading. This is a companion text to: Teaching Systematic Synthetic Phonics in Primary Schools Joliffe, Waugh and Carss About the Transforming Primary QTS series This series reflects the new creative way schools are beginning to teach, taking a fresh approach to supporting trainees as they work towards primary QTS. Titles provide fully up to date resources focused on teaching a more integrated and inclusive curriculum, and texts draw out meaningful and explicit cross curricular links. David Waugh is Director on Primary PGCE at Durham University where he is also the subject leader for English. He has published extensively in Primary English. David is a former deputy head teacher, was Head of the Education department at University of Hull, and was Regional Adviser for ITT for the National Strategies from 2008 to 2010. Ruth Harrison-Palmer is a former acting head teacher. She has worked for the National Strategies and Cumbria Local Authority as a literacy consultant. Currently Ruth has a senior role in ITE at the University of Cumbria.