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Teaching reading based on Orton-Gillingham

Sunday, August 18th, 2019

When I was teaching my children to read in the 70’s and 80’s I used The Writing Road to Reading by Romalda B. Spalding. It is based on the Orton-Gillingham approach to teaching reading and spelling (as were all good reading and spelling curricula). Today I recommend All About Reading, which also is based on […]

All About Spelling

Saturday, August 11th, 2018

Here is an article which will help not only the student, but you, the homeschooling parent/teacher. It will clarify some things for you as you teach phonics and spelling. One thing I would like to add — over the years, English pronunciation has deteriorated significantly. Take a look at McGuffey’s Eclectic Spelling Book. There are […]


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